Prohibition

New Auburn distillery believed to be first in Placer County since pre-Prohibition

Whether it’s the only ingredient in a slow, icy sipper or the foundation for a favorite cocktail, Darjeeling Gin is creating some made in Auburn moments regionally. The gin ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn’s Happy Hour sign loses shining light

It’s a sign that’s hard to miss – a beacon featuring a martini glass that promises much but leads nowhere. The Happy Hour is long gone in Old Town, but the sign s ...

Reader Input: Avoid evils and revel in success

Remember the drug revolution? When that began, it was noted that 10 percent of the population would be admitted to a mental institution at some time during their lifetimes. Now i ...

Generations have socialized at the Auburn Drug Co. fountain

Today we usually call them ?pharmacies? but not too long ago they were just plain, old drugstores. Most were not very large and dealt mainly with prescriptions and general health i ...

Leave abortion decision up to women

Regarding the article protesting abortion in Sunday’s Journal (Jan. 22), outlawing abortion will not stop abortion. Just like Prohibition did not stop the sale and consumption of ...

We can’t afford Prohibition

In reply to Alex Dorofeyev’s letter (Reader Input, Dec. 26), Prohibition will never come back, and there are good reasons why it was repealed last time. It has less to do with go ...