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Waterfowl season opens Oct. 20; is your call tuned?

Ever have a flock of birds looking like they want to take a close look at your dekes, but as soon as you give the first quack on your call they turn tail and head away? Don’t ...

Fish and Game staff will prowl rivers checking salmon

There was all but a total collapse of salmon numbers a mere five years ago. Fishing for salmon in the ocean and river systems was closed.Salmon numbers have rebounded since then. S ...

NBA's Warriors unveil plans to move to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - Sitting along the shore and staring at one of the world's most majestic metropolitan views, Joe Lacob leaned over to hear fellow Golden State Warriors co-owner Pete ...

US May Day protests planned, may disrupt commutes

SAN FRANCISCO - May Day protests may disrupt the morning commute in major U.S. cities Tuesday as labor, immigration and Occupy activists rally support on the international workers' ...

Tibetan prisoner story clarified

Re: “Lhamo Tso brings fight for husband’s freedom to Auburn,” (Journal, April 8): Thank you for the important story of Lhamo Tso. It is invaluable coverage; howev ...

Measure A spells trouble

What do the troubled cities of Bell, Vallejo and Stockton have in common with Auburn? Today, not much. If Measure A is passed and Auburn becomes a charter city, we will have much m ...

No proof exists of Measure A savings

Proponents of the Auburn charter say it will save money. What they won’t say is that they can’t prove it. Take it from me, the city’s elections official and elected city cler ...

‘San Francisco’ shakes up Silver Screen’s April offering

The Silver Screen Classic Movie Series continues Saturday, April 7, with “San Francisco,” from 1936. As audiences  anticipate the spectacle of the 1906 earthquake, ...

Californians show humanity

Dear Californians: One year ago on March 11, 2011, Japan was struck by one of the most powerful earthquakes in modern history. The earthquake and accompanying tsunami claimed thous ...

Some dog breeders just don’t care

Dog breeders shouldn’t breed dogs with bad blood lines. My dog Lulu has hip dysplasia and two of the vertebrae on her spine are not fused properly. This makes her feel pain when ...