racism

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 ...

We still have Shockley Road, Shockley Woods

We live in North Auburn and have walked through “Shockley Woods” many times, always with a sense of appreciation that this wooded parcel is not developed. We hope that ARD will ...

Name on a sign is not making anyone racist

Here is a thought that has probably never been printed in the Auburn Journal: Ever since spending time in Egypt 15 years ago I have come to the firmly held belief that blacks are, ...

Our View: Public review of William Shockley park bequest a must

The Auburn Recreation District must stick to its own policies and procedures and have an open public airing on whether to name 28 acres of parkland as a memorial to controversial N ...

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 ...

Gang violence sparks residents’ concerns

Auburn residents are rightfully concerned about recent gang violence in the Auburn Greens. Last week 25 people were involved in a brawl that left five with stab wounds, one who ma ...

Man accused of using racial slurs, pulling knife on children

An Auburn man is in custody on $750,000 bail for hate crime related charges. Lance Clements, 37, who reportedly has a long history of trouble with the law, was arrested Saturday b ...