Laird Thompson

Auburn dam dangers unaddressed

The Auburn Area Democratic Club discussed the Auburn dam at its monthly meeting on March 3. Dr. Laird Thompson spoke against the proposal due to concerns about earthquake potential ...

Reviving dam appallingly wasteful

A recent Journal article (Thursday, Dec. 2) talked about how Tom McClintock is going to chair the House water and power subcommittee and could then rejuvenate the Auburn Dam projec ...

Has Tracy done his homework?

Ahh, it’s election time in America — time for mis-information, dis-information and half-truths all done in the interest of getting elected. While we in the Auburn community ca ...

Recreation district’s five-part course to showcase ‘Wild Side of Auburn’

The Auburn Recreation District is taking residents for a walk on the wild side. A five-part weekly series, “Wild Side of Auburn,” will provide an in-depth look at the American ...

Auburn Recreation District celebrates new catalog

The Auburn Recreation District can help a lot of people with their 2010 resolutions. The Winter/Spring 2010 Activity Guide has been released and registration is now open for all ...

Use ‘light’ on newly restored river stretch

Suppose you open a new stretch of river to boaters and nobody comes? After another year of light use, people are asking whether the American River in the canyon below Auburn has a ...