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Our View: Don’t forget your community this holiday season

The Gift of Giving Editor's note: During December the Auburn Journal is publishing a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories are meant to inspire others ...

Disaster relief fund helping 30 families and counting

If Steve Galyardt is lucky, he’ll have given out about $20,000 in the next couple of weeks. The Community 1st Bank vice president and spokesman for the Auburn Disaster Relief F ...

Virtual Red Kettle another way to help Auburn’s needy

Hanging the notebook by the chimney with care in order to make room for my annual lump of coal ... Come to think about it, what with the recent “global warming” dumping a deca ...

PEACE for Families provides island of calm for domestic violence, sexual assault survivors

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days ...

Battle of Badges raises over $8,000

Law enforcement went above and beyond the call duty in an annual cross-town battle this week. Staff and volunteers from the Auburn Police Department, Placer County Sheriff’s Of ...

Host Lions give generously

A happy letter … I wanted to thank the Auburn Host Lions for their efforts this year with community involvement. The annual Dan Higgins Award was given to the Boys & Girls Club i ...

Adopt thrifty ways and reap benefits

Here are a few ways to cut costs for businesses and homes. Why do restaurants always place a glass of water on the table? Save water and costs – wait until the customer asks. ...

Lost everything in fire but gained more

Where do we even begin to say thank you to our dear Auburn community and beyond? In Tuesday’s paper (Nov. 24) the Auburn Journal printed a letter from my brother and his wife who ...

Our View: Foothills offer many reasons to give thanks

Life in the Sierra foothills in and around Auburn offers many reasons to give thanks. Following are some of reasons why we at the Journal are thankful this Thanksgiving holiday. ...

It's turkey time in Auburn

It’s almost time to loosen that belt a notch. Turkeys by the dozen, mashed potatoes by the ton and enough pumpkin pies to fill a bakery are all being prepared in order to feed ...

Community dinner to include celebration service

The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will come with an extra helping of thanks this year. Local churches are teaming up for a celebration service from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. at t ...

Our View: 49 Fire relief money must get to needy quickly

Relief is in sight for some 49 Fire victims, and it can’t come a moment too soon. Some 2-1/2 months after the devastating fire ravaged North Auburn neighborhoods, the community ...

Distribution plan in place for 49 Fire relief fund

The Auburn Disaster Relief Fund committee announced Monday it has found a group to disburse $40,000 cash to 49 fire victims. Committee leaders said that the Salvation Army will w ...

Our View: Millionaire’s estate reminds us to be selective, generous

Some lead with strong words. Some lead by example. And some, like the late Virgil Harrigan, show us we can lead with grace and dignity during our lifetime, and well beyond. This ...

Drumroll: Count Dan Luper in for Auburn’s city council race

Preparing the notebook for shipment to Oslo while contemplating that perhaps the self-esteem movement has gone a bit too far. After all, isn’t it somewhat extreme that the lates ...