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Reader Input: Time for law and order

Once again I feel compelled to write to the Journal. I am shocked and enraged to hear about the recent murder of an innocent woman, Kathryn Steile of San Francisco,  by a fe ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 1 and 8, 1965

Humane Society branch would halt 100-mile Tevis Cup ride An attempt by the California branch of the Humane Society of the United States to halt the famed 100-mile Tevis Cup Trail ...

Another View: A Foresthill summer divided

Life has carried me far away from my small-town roots. Having navigated a good portion of my 20s in San Francisco, a spark of urban interest ignited a fire inside me that has never ...

The Food Dude: Meet cioppino, a San Francisco seafood original

There was a day when I thought cioppino was an Italian dish just based on it’s composition. Imagine my surprise and delight to learned it was first made right here in beautif ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, 1965

Work pushed on emergency bridge Workmen were blasting and bulldozing access roads on either side of the old railroad bridge across the American River this week to make it availab ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 14 and 21, 1965

Missile, 300 miles away is seen here by many residents Art Johnson was one of many Auburnites who saw the Atlas missile fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara Coun ...

Is a transient tax worth the effort?

The latest version of the short-term rental ordinance is still waiting for a second reading in front of the Auburn City Council, but some are asking whether a transient tax could h ...

Another View: I just wanted to be alone, lock the door, turn out the light

It’s been a long time since June 6, the day our son Jeffrey died. But the time just slipped away from us; we’d spent most of it in a mental fog of protection, I guess. ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 30 and Aug. 6, 1964

Barbers will clip customers for $2.25 now The $2 haircut joins the dodo Saturday when Auburn barbers will clip their customers for a quarter more. Effective Aug. 1, haircuts wi ...

Reader Input: Sewer fees should be pro-rated on usage

It is my understanding that the Auburn City Council is supposed to be looking out for the taxpayers. It seems to me that this is not the case. I have lived at (my) address for ov ...

Another View: Bright lights’ appeal dims for ‘farm dog’

I grew up in Los Angeles, back when it wasn’t so crowded. It was my city, but by the time I was married and had a family, I started dreaming of those wide-open spaces that I& ...

Reader Input: County causing jail crowding

The May 30 Auburn Journal article “Realignment triggers jail releases” is very misleading. Is this part of a campaign by some Placer County criminal justice officials t ...

Reader Input: Check that card allows local use

I would like to bring to the attention of everyone who purchases gift cards to be sure for the sake of the recipient, that the cards are redeemable at a convenient location. I, f ...

Curtain rises on Auburn's State Theatre remake

The venerable State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is set to close its doors May 1 and reopen again in late summer to allow a major expansion in seating and stage area. Under plans ann ...

Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other

Returning to her Cloverdale, Ore., home after going out for shopping and dinner, Ann Bodyfelt spotted the red light on her phone’s answering machine. The message it was sig ...