SALLY PALMER DAWLEY

Don’t want to hear airport noise gripes

I certainly hope the Auburn and Lincoln airports don’t end up like Phoenix Field in the Fair Oaks area; closed down and the land developed. People who know the airport is there a ...

Auburn icon Gilbert is back

Well … not the real Gilbert (Ortega) – he’s still in heaven riding his bike, causing the smiles. The Gilbert sign is back! He’s in Downtown on High Street and perhaps causi ...

Will Martians continue their lifestyle?

Wow! The United States has landed on the planet Mars! What an accomplishment! I wonder if the Martians are surprised … or excited that we are on their planet now. Hopefully the U ...

No thanks to high-speed rail

This is to Gov. (Jerry) Brown and the lawmakers who voted for the high-speed rail to nowhere. When you voted yes, where were your heads (with your brains) hiding when you voted? S ...

Smart car stuff of nightmares

I have recently been reading about ?driverless? cars. Computers will be driving the car. Then the driver can just sit behind the wheel and talk on the cell phone or text or work on ...

Save a day for good news only

I have an idea for another law for the books in the nation. The idea is this: One day is chosen per week to only have good news, positive and uplifting news, stories, programs on a ...

Stupid drivers come in all ages

Wow! “Calif. seniors may be at risk on the road, study says” (Journal, Feb. 26). No! Wait! Every driver of every age is a risk on the road when they are not following the rules ...

Motorcyclist forgot headlight

This letter is for the person who was riding a motorcycle around 6 p.m. Tuesday on the New Airport Road. I am the driver who pulled out in front of you when I turned left from Bill ...

Outlawing won’t stop it

What a nice write-up about the abortion situation (Jan. 22). How sad so many lives have been lost. Too bad more men and women don’t do what it takes to keep from getting pregnan ...

Veterans permit our freedoms

My last letter in the Auburn Journal (Nov. 8) was published several weeks after I turned it in. (FM radio station) KAHI got enough “flack” about “Nick and Arty” that it wa ...

KAHI changes too negative

This letter is for anyone who listens to KAHI, the voice of the foothills. How do you feel about the new changes? The Frank Sinatra time slots are nice. It’s so different to list ...

Don’t wait for authorities’ call

This letter is for every parent with a child at Placer High. If your child does not take a lunch to school and therefore must walk to town for lunch, then listen up. Please teach y ...

Loss of Gilbert Ortega inspires poem

Ode to Gilbert The Man There once in Auburn was a man, Who rode his bike all over town. Honka here! Honka there! Honka, honka everywhere! The smiles came, and gone were all the fr ...

Long may they bloom

I certainly hope the flower pots get to stay in Downtown Auburn. The area looks pretty when someone is walking around town. If the flowerpots go … who wants to look at ugly concr ...

Outdoor movies great, free fun

Attention all Auburnites! Are you looking for fun in Auburn? I highly recommend the outdoor movies on Wednesday nights (after Wednesday Night Live on High Street.) The outdoor movi ...