history

Farren on board with sculpting history

Now that Gerry Farren has retired from teaching, he can finally start learning. Specifically, he’s read up on Rocklin and sculpting techniques to produce “On Time,” a railr ...

Back-to-school gets presidential nod

E.V. Cain Middle School eighth grade history instructor Sylvia Haverberg is really excited about starting her 26th teaching year this Wednesday. In preparation for a fresh crop of ...

Making folks feel at home, even in a museum

Jan Hungerford is one of the welcoming faces you see when you visit the Placer County Courthouse Museum located in the Auburn Historic Courthouse. Lively, fun and full of informat ...

Web comments show ignorance

In scrolling through some of the posts on the Auburn Journal Web site, it is very evident that many people have a lack of historical perspective regarding the founding of this coun ...

Try to preserve building history

When renovating, keep in mind the history of its design. Original design is important to consider. Replace it with history, not imitations. Remodel the way it was built. This will ...

Not too late to rescue our trees

In regards to the new Streetscape: It is a beautiful idea. It will beautify our community and upgrade our appearance tremendously. I am sure that it will also attract people and bu ...

Hands off historic square

As an Auburn native and an amateur historian because of my profession as a land surveyor in private practice since 1970, I am appalled at the group that wants to destroy the nomenc ...

Shopping for memories

Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Downtown Auburn was the center of commerce, and Dick Kiger remembers it well. “Back in those days every need you had was filled right here in Downt ...

Photographers doing great work to preserve history

I just wanted to write a quick note to give a little shout out to three folks that have given me a lot of smiles over the years. While some (like me) from time to time may choose ...

Nostalgia is fun, but history is filled with good and bad

Regarding the Pullans’ letter, Your views, July 8, I indeed like the recommendations about not using plastic, planting a garden, and entertaining, enjoying yourselves. Absolutely ...

She works to bring history alive in class

LOOMIS ” Bea Bonner has struck gold. Talking to her about teaching fourth grade, which she's done for the past 16 years at Franklin School in Loomis, you might expect her to sho ...
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