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Shockley’s beliefs don’t warrant honor

We believe that Auburn should not name the new park after William Shockley, who was a racist. Definition of racism: A belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits an ...

Katrina victim creates beauty in Auburn garden

When tragedy hit Donna McCloskey, she turned to gardening. The Auburn resident estimates she spends a couple of hours a day tending the plants, trees, grass and flowers on her six ...

Park may not take Shockley name

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer Eugenics proponent and Nobel Prize winner William Shockley may not have his name attached to an Auburn park after all, an Auburn Recreation Di ...

Consider accomplishments in naming park

There has been a some seemingly reasonable opposition to Auburn Recreation District taking the Shockley property because of a condition that the resulting park be named after a rac ...

Media Life:Auburn park’s Nobel Prize-winning donor has dark side

No doubt about it. William Shockley was one of the smartest humans on the planet. He was the co-winner of a Nobel Prize in 1956 for his groundbreaking work on transistors and Time ...

Media Life: New TV channel in town boasts classic films

The move to digital TV is giving Auburn-area viewers a new movie channel to tune into. Sacramento’s KCQA My58’s digital Channel 58.2 went on the air Monday, offering a 24-hour ...