John Ruffcorn

Meddlers Report – Dec. 23

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Another View: Usher column angers attorney

Re: “Proposition 47 may save money, but at what cost?” Another View, Nov. 9. As a practicing criminal defense attorney in Placer County, I was saddened and angered to ...

What’s the best gift anyone ever gave you?

Let’s take a break for a few minutes and not talk about ebola, the elections, ISIS, the Mideast, climate change or anything else newsy. The days are growing shorter, the ni ...

Leaders question Prop. 47 merits

California’s prison population has grown so large that it outsources to other states to hold its inmates. A proposition for voters to consider in reducing overcrowded prisons ...

Auburn’s Cruise Nite’s time to remember 9/11 gears up

  The bright car colors of Auburn Cruise Nite, the low rumble of classic autos and the admiring chatter of the crowd on a warm late-summer evening in Auburn will give way Fri ...

Reader input: Let the Journal do its job

I have been reading the Auburn Journal for the better part of 50 years, and from time to time there have been complaints that the Journal has failed to report some crimes. The thin ...

Auburn welcomes Amgen Tour of California

The colorful cacophony of a world-class bike race arrived and swiftly departed Sunday from Auburn in a spectacle they call the Amgen Tour of California, leaving good feelings in it ...

Multiple agencies come together to discuss Auburn’s homeless

The Auburn Airport Business Park Association held a meeting Wednesday night to bring business owners, service organizations, law enforcement officers and governing e ...

APD liaison focuses on the city’s homeless

Officer Tucker Huey was made the Auburn Police Department’s official homeless liaison a month ago after the agency heard complaints of homeless encampments surfacing around b ...

Rare bike stolen from Auburn shop

The theft of a $9,000 bike from an Auburn shop last week has other local retailers taking measures to make sure expensive merchandise is not snatched up by stealthy thieves. The c ...