John Ruffcorn

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 ...

Medication Take-back Day offers free disposal

Foothill residents will have multiple options Saturday to safely dispose of expired and unwanted medication. Next weekend’s Free Medication Take-back Day will take place fro ...

Ruffcorn details policies, philosophy of high-speed chases

Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn sat down for an interview Wednesday with the Auburn Journal to talk about his department’s policies and procedures on high-speed vehicle pur ...