Joyce Beland

Reader Input: Auburn a microcosm for global problem

Re: “Hanley named CEO” (of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce) and “County eyes site for museum” in the March 5 Auburn Journal. This news was presented as a win ...

Reader input: Dine without interruption

I have some advice for the writer who recently complained about all the unwanted telemarketing calls that come in around dinner time (“Who gave them my number?” Reader ...

Bring Wollan back on board

I am so glad that Auburn is now in the 5th District of the Placer County Water Agency because that means that I can vote for Otis Wollan as my representative on that board. Otis i ...

May decorum prevail à la Measure A

I attended the debate on Measure A, Auburn City Charter, on Thursday evening (?Charter debate evokes passion,? Journal, May 4). It started out very polite and even-handed but desce ...

Fried dough is not health food

Re: “Senior health fair in Auburn today,” (Journal, Oct. 12). I was quite struck by the report that the Auburn Host Lions Club chose to serve coffee and donuts at a health fair ...

Behind the signature: Joyce and George Beland

Live in: Auburn since 1955. She: “Highway 49 was a gravel road when we came.” Career: He: Microbiologist (retired) for the Placer County Health Department. George Beland was Di ...

Wal-Mart tax goes to county

I would like to respond to Mike Stevenson’s letter of April 1 regarding the neutral or even positive effects of having a Wal-Mart store in Auburn. I do not wish to get into the ...

Failed measure spurs donated funds

After the failure of a local measure set to bring money into Auburn schools, some community members are ready to offer donations. Measure L was a proposed annual $59 parcel tax fo ...