Teresa Kenworthy

Pedal on for National Bike Month

I just learned today (Tuesday, May 8) that Wednesday, May 9 has been designated for the first time as National Bike to School Day. It?s too late this year, but maybe next year our ...

True gentleman, Deric Rothe

I would like to share my observation that (former Journal editor) Deric (Rothe) is an incredibly devoted and fun father. Our daughters skied together for many years at Auburn Ski C ...

College brings new adventure

Our daughter went on the Wilderness Orientation for UCSC freshmen before starting college, a 10-day backpacking trip. She felt it would be a life-changing experience and an opport ...

Behind the Signature: Teresa Kenworthy

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. TERESA KENWORTHY Lives in: Auburn, 23 years. She and husband Ken have two daughters, ages 18 and 14. “He likes to do t ...

Consider the Idaho stop law

My husband and I enjoy riding mountain and road bikes, but our children haven’t shown too much interest in riding, until recently our oldest has been riding with me to get in cyc ...

Congratulations to 2011 grads

It has been great fun and inspiring to watch so many of you grow into becoming exceptional young adults! One teen’s determination to graduate with her class has been an incredibl ...

Rescue team deserves praise

Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team deserve immense respect! Between Christmas and New Years 2010, the rescue team was called out for nine separate searches. One rescue that was ...

Holidays remind what truly matters most

My father’s thyroid cancer had been in remission for eight years but suddenly came back with a vengeance. We had a Christmas gathering planned for Dec. 12 before he became ill a ...

Think local; yes on Measure L

I fully understand taxpayers’ frustration with the way our government spends our hard-earned money and continually wants more of it, which results in people voting no on any new ...

Rescue county Peer Court

It was encouraging to read that the Placer County Peer Court program received a $7,500 donation from Loomis. This was a noble gesture of Loomis to take the lead to contribute to Pe ...

Auburn can be bicycle-friendly

One of the biggest draws for me to the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area is not only the beauty of the lakes and mountains but the energy and vibe of the people that live and visit there. Wh ...

Bike to the Amgen race

I’m happy it rained yesterday. The hillsides should still be green with wildflowers on Sunday. Even though we are just a Tour of California pass-through city, hopefully the maj ...

Hoops player earned farewell

Now that Remi Barry’s court saga is over, I think it would be fun to organize a basketball game, say, between Placer High basketball team and Del Oro just for fun, as a meet-and- ...

New sign going up for Chamber of Commerce

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is getting a new sign, thanks to be efforts of this year’s Leadership Auburn class. “We wanted to do something for the chamber and they said the ...

Youth art might fund Peer Court

I recently worked in Nevada County Superior Court in my job as a court reporter. While our Historic Courthouse in Auburn is definitely a work of art in itself, the courthouse in Ne ...