Jack Sanchez

‘Fish could be abundant’ in the Auburn Ravine

Salmon and steelhead could one day be plentiful in the Auburn Ravine if one local nonprofit organization is successful. Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead — or SARSAS — l ...

Wild storm blows out bridge pipe

Sunday’s storm turned the North Ravine Creek into a torrent, blowing out a 100-foot-long diversion pipe at the Wise Road bridge construction project. The creek, swollen by heavy ...

Auburn Ravine restoration ramped up

A once pristine waterway supporting an abundance of wildlife, Auburn Ravine has seen much of its indigenous fauna disappear. The degradation of the wild salmon population has giv ...

Reader says US led by villains

If this health care bill that the president is trying to ram down our throats becomes law, then I hope the people who voted for it will remember in 20 or 30 years that (Barack) Oba ...

Salmon run bigger this year

The numbers are low by historical standards, but this year’s expected 122,000 salmon run on the Sacramento River is promising. “Any improvement is good news because we’re so ...

Pitbull ‘ban’ like racial profiling

The banning of pitbulls as suggested by Quintin Bohnet, (Reader Input, Nov. 5) and many others, is known in some circles as racial profiling. The politically correct among us wil ...

Resurgence of bald eagles bodes well for our community

The recent surge in bald eagle sightings in the greater Auburn area is good news. Not only are the once-severely threatened majestic birds a national treasure, but they are an imp ...

Restoration efforts spawn beaver vs. salmon questions

Spawning chinook salmon will be swimming their way up Auburn Ravine Creek to Downtown Auburn by the fall of 2012. That is if the funding comes through to make their journey easier ...

Don’t attack writers for letters they didn’t pen

I read the Auburn Journal frequently. I am an avid reader in particular of the letters to the editor section. One thing I have learned in my many years, is that how you talk about ...

Costly inauguration OK for Dems, but not GOP

In your Auburn Journal dated Friday, Jan. 16, there was a letter written by Chuck Mortensen from Colfax, “Where’s the outrage over $150 million inauguration?” Boy, he hit th ...