Larry Smith

Select letters more carefully

I was sad to happen across the incredibly spiteful and mindless letter by Mike Michaelsen (“Vote Obama vote Stupid”) in Thursday’s Journal, for it reminded me of why I ended ...

Letter misses the mark

I haven’t written to the Journal in years, but could not let this go unanswered.The more things change…the more they stay the same.In reading the Auburn Journal this p ...

Chick-fil-A controversy reminds of past

The more things change … The recent controversy over Chick-fil-A reminds me of nothing as much as a similar dispute over one Lester Maddux’s restaurant back in the ’60s. Reca ...

Get busy and help yourselves

Regarding the picture on the front of the Auburn Journal (March 2) showing Larry Smith holding a sign saying, “Caring for your brother is not socialism,” I am a Christian, I gi ...

‘60 Minutes’ showed candid Abramoff

How many of your readers watched the interview with Jack Abramoff, the convicted felon, on “60 Minutes” last night (Nov. 6)? You won’t see investigative reporting or intervie ...

Speaker set to talk about Tibetan struggles, administration

Geshe Thupten Phelgye remembers the hardships he faced during his time as a Tibetan refugee and said he hopes to promote peace and educate local residents about the current state o ...

ID theft victim ‘tickled’ by arrest

A Florida man feels like he can finally get his identity back after years of trying to prove he wasn’t a wanted felon on parole. Larry Smith said he was “tickled to death” t ...

Auburn man arrested after using Florida man’s ID for 17 years

Placer County detectives arrested an Auburn transient who one labeled an “identity theft pioneer” after he had been posing as a Florida resident for the past 17 years. On Wed ...

Drivers must exercise caution

My heart goes out to all the family and friends of Jim Rogers, the local cyclist who was recently killed while riding near Colfax (Journal, Feb. 2). Such a tragedy: a wife whose h ...

MLK’s dream alive in Auburn

Once again the Martin Luther King community celebration was an inspiring and delightful success. Events such as these require the help of a lot of people who deserve a tip of the h ...