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Miracle team

They did it! Florida State League Champions! They get the rings! So proud of you Ryan Mason and the entire “Miracle Team.” Such a talented talented team — the T ...

Thoughtful columns

I was so pleased to find two thoughtful and interesting columns in my morning paper today (Journal Sept. 9). With the current state of discourse all around me, it was a real gift ...

Elated over Auburn signs

I am elated after observing recent signs posted throughout Auburn. Hooray! There are citizens interested in running for a position on the Auburn City Council. I believe the people ...

Return money to district’s coffers

Re: Auburn resident walks away with $80K settlement (Journal, Sept. 9). Seeing this convinces me that my previous opinions of the school district’s highly-paid administrato ...

Prop. 2 would borrow money to relieve homelessness

Placed on the November ballot by the state legislature, Proposition 2 proposes borrowing money to fund housing to alleviate homelessness.  Question: Should the state issue ...

Were we ever really that young?

It was 1978 and I was working for a glass company in Orange County.  I was doing all the measuring and layout for the crew of about 20 employees. I worked in the field most of ...

Deep roots

It is time to support Jessica Morse for Congressional District 4. Her family has farmed in the district for generations and still lives here (unlike our current congressman). Jessi ...

Fresh voices

I am a property owner in North Auburn and a NID customer. I have concerns with NID’s old-school approaches to meeting our local water needs. We need fresh voices that can hel ...

Sour people

My name is Anthony J. Cantrell. You all know me as the triplet dad. I worked for the Spirit of Halloween story for the past two years. This year counting as my third year. I wante ...

Register now to vote for best county district supervisor

September is National Voter Registration Month. Voter registration is key to ensure you can make your voices heard on Election Day. If you are a registered voter, good. Just check ...

Revamp vegetation ordinance to make us fire ‘safer’

As I write this, there are two significant fires threatening the 5th District in Placer County. The first is the “North Fire” up on the North Fork of the North Fork of ...

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 ...

Six ways to re-prioritize your finances this fall

Fall is just around the corner. Our children actually returned to school over three weeks ago now. Let’s face it — summer can be expensive between vacations, home impro ...

Media Life: Things We’d Like To See Come Back … But Probably Won’t

Forgive me if I miss one of your favorite haunts. After nearly 30 years in Auburn you start missing the things that were once part of your life — things that you took for gr ...