Opinion

Another View: Ready to 'meet and confer' about water dispute

Here are the facts regarding the Foresthill Public Utility District’s (FPUD) appeal of a recent decision in a suit brought against it by Miner’s Camp LLC. I won’t ...

Another view: Foresthill Public Utility disregards court order on phantom meters

After more than two years of continuous good faith attempts to address overcharges for water meters that do not exist, and after over a year of costly litigation born by the Min ...

New stamp resurrects movie memories

The Auburn-area’s links to greatness through the many films shot in or near the community has produced another one of those quirky, roundabout claims to fame. In this instan ...

New I-80 safety feature: Center dividers

They’re part of the Interstate 80 landscape now. But in 1973, center dividers were a novel innovation along the freeway. The Auburn Journal’s John Trumbo visited the ...

Storm monsters and planning next road trip

Time Traveler: I woke up this morning to the sound of wind trying to gain entrance through the cat door and the rain coming down sounding like — as they use to say &mdash ...

Reader input: Local fire agencies needed

The last few years have brought catastrophic and devastating wildfires causing death and destruction to California communities. Climate change, abnormal weather patterns, forest he ...

Reader input: Waiting room removed magazines, is this 'censorship?'

When I went to a local business, I realized they no longer had magazines in the waiting room. When I asked about it the receptionist said, "Someone complained about the conten ...

Gender equality — does it exist in America?

Gender equality does not mean men and women are guaranteed the same outcomes. UNICEF’s definition of gender equality is, “gender equality means that women and men, and ...

Gender equality should not be a zero-sum game

It’s hard to imagine that not long ago some states prohibited women from serving on juries, denied unmarried women access to contraceptives, and deemed a husband “head ...

Film shines light on Auburn’s ‘Poet Smith’

Streets have been named for him in his hometown, namely Poet Smith Drive and Smith Court. Auburn had a Clark Ashton Smith Day when his 100th birthday came around on Jan. 13, 1993. ...

Bridge collapse then. Placid crossing now

There was warning before the surge of water rising 25 feet arrived. Upstream, the partly constructed Hell Hole reservoir project on the middle fork American River was having probl ...

Update on the state water grab

Last December, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) adopted much anticipated, new flow requirements for the San Joaquin River and its tributaries. Under the new regime, ...

Reader input: Climatologists want you to believe they can predict weather 50 years from now

Human-caused climate change is overwhelming, also climate-related threats to American ... well being are rising, by the Fourth National Climate Assessment. What? Only a threat t ...

Reader input: Let's be fair

I am getting tired of hearing about cops or anyone being killed by an illegal alien, I said illegal alien not an undocumented "whatever," protected by "sanctuary cit ...

Reader input: Worried about how far Trump will go

I know the Auburn Journal is reluctant to publish letters about presidential politics. And I can fully understand why… But today, in my heart of hearts, I feel called upon t ...