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After 25 years, Auburn’s Boards N Motion closing its doors

After a quarter-century, a business that has helped give Auburn a renegade-cool fashion sense is closing its doors. Board N Motion, owned by Wendy Woodward, has its “going o ...

Another View: Check the facts and avoid the Web of confusion

Because I am a former newspaper reporter and editor, I am occasionally asked to speak to a local organization or a class of students on some aspect of the news media. It is a most ...

Reader Input: Journal banned in China?

Having just returned from a two-week trip to China led by Mike Holmes and attended by several locals including the Makis, Kay Whitaker and Joanne Valentine, I thought it was worthy ...

Reader Input: Goodbye cable television bills

Two weeks ago my daughter, Shaunte Younan, called from her home in Apple Valley, and told me about this machine. It’s a box (about the size of a man’s wallet), that c ...

Reader Input: Letter writer’s qualities not trainable

As a long-time reader of the Auburn Journal, I was delighted to read the front-page story about “Placer High School grad’s ‘best cover letter ever’  an ...

Moves afoot to help rural Placer areas gain faster Internet

AUBURN CA - A partnership of regional stakeholders is working together in Placer and nearby counties to improve Internet availability. The Gold Country Broadband Consortium has be ...

Noon Hour Update: Holiday spirit in local schools; high-speed Internet lacking in Applegate and pairs of brothers dot Placer High basketball program

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Stop sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is extremely common and is getting more and more common as the years go by. In middle school through high school, I don’t know why, but boys and girls these day ...

Straight Talk TNT: Take caution with what you post

Dear Straight Talk: When are kids going to learn that anything posted on the Internet is potentially exposed to the world? As a hiring manager, I am floored by the number of applic ...

Centenarian surfs the web

The year Frances Jackson was born, William Howard Taft succeeded Theodore Roosevelt to become the 27th President of the United States; The New York Times published its first movie ...