Kathy Sands

McCann Alumni welcome Ty Rowe at annual luncheon

The annual McCann Alumni luncheon was held at Max’s restaurant recently to welcome Ty Rowe, the newest recipient of the Auburn Journal’s community service McCann award. ...

Reader Input: Spokely leadership offers balance

I couldn’t be more enthusiastic and supportive of Matt Spokely, candidate for Auburn City Council. I have known Matt and his family for years, watched him raise his childre ...

Reader Input: Spokely brings energy, passion

I couldn’t be more enthusiastic and supportive of Matt Spokely, candidate for Auburn City Council. I have known Matt and his family for years, watched him raise his children ...

Thank you to all for ‘Moonlighting’

Last Saturday night Caring Hearts Society of Auburn had a fundraiser, “Moonlight and Music at the Semas Ranch” to benefit the State Theatre. Thank you so much to Sand ...

Auburn’s State Theatre expansion moving into home stretch

For electrical contractor Paul Reineck, the chance to work on rewiring the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is a special one. Reineck said that he has memories going back decades ...

Where Gatsby meets Grandmaster Flash

A tuxedo-clad pianist belts out soulful ballads. Guests nosh on endive “boats” filled with roast beef, gorgonzola and fig. The martini bar boasts the most caring hearts ...

Kathy Sands embodies ‘a love for a community’

Kathy Sands says she’s one of the few recipients of the Vernon Gould McCann Award who actually knew its namesake. Her longtime colleague and friend Bob Haydon fondly remembe ...

Volunteer earns Auburn’s top community service award

A longtime active member of the Auburn community, Kathy Sands is this year’s recipient of the Vernon Gould McCann Award, which honors the ultimate in community service.  ...

Trust locals on Measure A

As a former mayor of Auburn and a gubernatorial appointee to the California Citizens Compensation Commission, I bring a unique perspective to Measure A. As a commission member, I ...

Weeding out fire

Neighbors in Aeolia Heights are hoping to protect the area’s more than 100-year-old history by dousing out fire risk. The Project Canyon Safe effort, which started in Robie Poi ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Pay cut gets legislators scurrying

Preparing the notebook for a new year while betting that our politically correct Governator will never call new Assembly Speaker John Perez “girlie man.” It will also be inter ...

Salary whittling proves a painful exercise

Trying to power the notebook with solar panels while promising to buy one of the new tiny green cars when they’re ready. Matter of fact, I’ll purchase two — one for each foot ...

Are wrong government workers taking pay cut?

Downsizing the notebook while thinking the Governator targeted the wrong group for the layoffs/pay cuts. He should have saved the draconian measures for the legislature. … On th ...