Editorials

Our community is vibrant, alive, and a great place to live

Auburn and Placer County are thriving. At last week’s gathering of community leaders, businesses, service clubs, nonprofits and outstanding citizens, the spirit and pride wer ...

A time to honor our fallen and first responders

It was 17 years ago next Tuesday, Sept. 11, that we remember the events that took place on a morning that the world stood still and changed forever. As we look back, we remember t ...

Our View: Female runner's scary confrontation underlines canyon caution

The axiom on Auburn-area trails is that you should worry more about the two-legged animals than the four-legged ones. That point hit home hard this week when a female runner was a ...

Puzzling times and a bright future

2018 is going by in the blink of an eye. Here at the Auburn Journal, we are continuing to make the necessary changes to keep your community newspaper alive and well for many years ...

Barbecue time

This year will be the 36th annual Auburn Rotary “Spirit of Auburn Community BBQ,” the largest fundraiser of the year for this local service club. The greater Auburn com ...

Be prepared for foothill wildfire

As over a dozen fires are burning across California, it’s important to be more prepared than ever before. In Thursday’s Auburn Journal, we published a 24-page Fire and ...

Are you ready for football?

While we are about to end the month of July, it may seem like it’s early, but yes, it is time to start talking about high school football in our community. At the Auburn Jou ...

Let’s help end local hunger

Going hungry is more than just having a growling stomach. It’s lightheadedness. Dizziness. Headaches. Difficulty in focusing on anything. No one wants to experience that ...

Our View: Rogue massage operators unwelcome in Auburn. It’s the law

Massage businesses in Auburn offering sexual services? Wherever there is a weak link in the chain of justice, there is a member of the criminal community looking for a way i ...

Our View: Rogue massage operators unwelcome in Auburn. It’s the law

Massage businesses in Auburn offering sexual services? Wherever there is a weak link in the chain of justice, there is a member of the criminal community looking for a way in. In ...

Our View: Great people make a great community

The thing about a good community is it takes lots of good people. Auburn has no shortage of great people who serve this city. It is rich with volunteers, nonprofits and communit ...

Our View: Take in Placer’s beauty but be careful

It’s summer. It’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the area we live in. And there is much to take in. There’s an abundance of hiking, biking, swimming, ra ...

Serving the community: It’s not all politics

“Politics is not an end, but a means. It is not a product, but a process. It is the art of government. Like other values it has its counterfeits. So much emphasis has been pl ...

Our View: Capital Gazette shootings strengthen newsroom resolve

“Don’t shoot the messenger.” The saying is a well-worn truism in newsrooms. Many people don’t want to read about it when things go wrong, people foul up ...

Our View: Support local 4-H youth at Placer County Fair

Thursday kicked off the 81st annual Placer County Fair and many visitors are heading directly to the carnival’s roller coaster, the food areas or to see Arden Park Roots a ...