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Glad to put up with foothills, thank you

Re: Cyclists in Auburn area. We all should consider how fortunate we are. Many complaints in the paper are things people would gladly trade for. For instance, annoyances like bicyc ...

Tuition hikes price UC out of reach for some locals

The University of California system this week could raise tuition for the second time in less than a year as officials respond to more state budget cuts. And the potential outcome ...

Behind the Signature: Carol Wallgren

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: Auburn since 1964. “My husband and I bought our first home in beautiful Aeolia Heights. I?love the parks an ...

Hearing good about Wal-Mart

I do not understand why so many people are so against Wal-Mart coming to Auburn. It seems like the only store that wants to come here. The people who are so against it, do they not ...

There are more Babich credits

I appreciate the Auburn Journal publishing the article on Sunday, Jan. 16 about the 4th District Assembly race to provide voters an opportunity to compare the candidates. However, ...

Auburn on cutting edge

I always believed Auburn’s Monkey Cat was a pretend. Today I read in Parade.com of such an animal. I Googled “titi monkey cat discovered” and found 1,400 websites telling ab ...

Nat Giuliani and Auburn: a right fit

Auburn’s Nat Giuliani was born at home in San Francisco’s North Beach community in 1922 in the heart of the Bay Area’s Italian neighborhood. Giuliani comes from a long line ...

Ramona Lou gathers fashion treasure trove

An Auburn native is translating her love of fashion into retail. Sommer Naffz, a 1997 Placer High graduate, has opened Ramona Lou in Downtown Auburn. The store is named after her ...

Are we a car or a community?

I won’t use a citizen’s name in a letter as I feel that is a shabby approach. I will, however, make mention of anyone who is at the wheel of control. To the major premise of t ...

Our View: Foresthill Bridge retrofit will test county’s integrity

As bridge construction goes, the $71 million estimate for painting and retrofitting the Foresthill Bridge seems tame by comparison. The new Bay Bridge connecting San Francisco and ...