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Reader Input: Parade supplied ultimate experience

My wife and I, having lived in Meadow Vista for nearly 50 years, decided to go watch Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade for the very first time. We were standing at the parade&rs ...

Schroeder confirmed as director

The Auburn City Council made short work of Monday night’s mostly administrative agenda and discussed the possible next steps for the city’s performance-based budgeting ...

WWII hospital building demolished at DeWitt

(Auburn Journal/Gus Thomson photo) A demolition crew works Thursday to tear down a Richardson Drive building in North Auburn – labeled on maps as Building 201 – th ...

Reader Input: Prepare for life challenges

My religious mom and grandma, who raised me from infancy, told me if I just trusted in the Lord, everything would be OK. I wish they had told me how difficult it was going to be. ...

WWII air ace in line for share of another medal

World War II air ace Bud Anderson is on target for yet another medal. Anderson, a Placer High grad who grew up in Newcastle and now lives in Auburn, has been decorated 25 times i ...

Reader Input: Join efforts to rescue theater

Welcome to the historic DeWitt Theatre by Bell Road in Auburn. The land on which the theater is constructed was originally part of the local Native American ancient history, and ...

Reader Input: Theater built for WWII temporary use

In regards to the DeWitt center theater, this structure was built during World War II for the benefit of the armed services personnel lodged in the area. All the structures were bu ...

Reader Input: Don’t blow it at DeWitt Center

"The love of money is the root of all evil.” This fits the situation with Costco who has proposed paying the county only $325 a year rent for 16 acres. What a joke! I th ...

Reader Input: Wartime memories a priceless lesson

When it comes to addressing “E.V. Cain students get firsthand history lesson,” (Journal, March 4), it is difficult to know where to begin. In no particular order, one ...

Reader Input: Supes waited, backed store

I attended the (Placer) County Board of Supervisors meeting this (Tuesday) morning regarding Costco coming in and the plan to turn the DeWitt Theater and senior center into a parki ...