Ken Tokutomi

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: Vote Brown for strong schools

The Auburn Union School District (AUSD) educates some 2,100 students and is among the largest employers in Auburn, with more than 200 employees and a budget upwards of $12 million. ...

2014 McCann Award goes to Mike Holmes

  The impact that Mike Holmes has made on his hometown since returning from a career in the military has been recognized with his selection as the 2014 Vernon Gould McCann Aw ...

Attendance down at annual Salvation Army dinner

Salvation Army organizers say Thursday was a day of plenty at the 21st annual Auburn Community Thanksgiving Dinner – of food, of volunteers, of donations and good will. The o ...

Second suspect arrested in Salvation Army theft

A second suspect was arrested Wednesday in the theft of nearly $5,000 in meat from the Auburn Salvation Army.  Richard Earl Means, 49, of Penryn was taken into custody at his ...

Penryn man held in Salvation Army meat theft

Auburn police arrested a Penryn man Thursday afternoon and were seeking another in connection with the theft of $5,000 worth of frozen beef from the Auburn Salvation Army. Most of ...

$5,000 in meat stolen from Auburn Salvation Army

Sometime between Friday morning and Wednesday afternoon, about $5,000 worth of meat was stolen from a freezer at the Auburn Salvation Army. The nine boxes that were taken are estim ...

Three to join Placer High’s Hall of Fame

An all-star baseball player, a curator of historic aircraft and an accomplished businessman devoted to community service – it may seem like an odd list, but their respective ...

Another View: The time has come to honor the 442nd and the Nikkei of Placer County

For the last four years, I have had the privilege of working on a major historic monument to honor the World War II era Nikkei (Americans of Japanese Ancestry) of Placer County, wh ...

Tax deadline keeps preparers, filers hopping in Auburn

  A late start for producing forms turned Monday’s Tax Day into an even busier one for preparers and filers alike in Auburn. At Auburn’s H&R Block, manager T ...

Tax preparation season gearing up for April 15 deadline

    With the April 15 filing deadline beginning to loom larger, accountants and tax preparers in Auburn and around the country are set to move into the crush of tax sea ...

Auburn-area residents express Thanksgiving Day thoughts

  John Downs, a home repairman and Newcastle resident, said that it’s been a hard year for a lot of people but there is still plenty to give thanks for in the Auburn ar ...

Bronze statue honors “Go For Broke” veterans

A $150,000 fundraising effort for a permanent monument to honor the Japanese-American soldiers of World War II culminated this past week with the placement in Roseville of a larger ...

Battle of Badges to raise money for Salvation Army

Local law enforcement will battle to collect the most money for the Salvation Army today. The annual Battle of the Badges competition among the Auburn California Highway Patrol o ...

Longtime Journal editor says goodbye

The Journal recently said goodbye to a longtime community leader in its editor Deric Rothe. Rothe, who dedicated 14 years to molding the Auburn Journal into a relevant community ...