Editorials

Our Auburn, our home

Past McCann Award winners recently gathered at Awful Annie’s to share what’s happening in each of their lives. This esteemed group continues to put Auburn first with th ...

Our View: Deputy death a test of community’s resolve

It’s more than a cliche these days to write about supporting your local law enforcement. But it’s also a death-hardened fact of life that peace officers need that supp ...

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: 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: 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 ...

Our View: Celebrating dear old dad

As the middle of June arrives, the temperature rises as spring transforms into summer. At the same time, the one holiday that rolls around is a tribute to none other than, dear ...

Our View: Don’t forget to vote Tuesday in the primary election

Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election has been rather low-key in the Auburn area. Usually, this newspaper office is bombarded by election letter-writers urging a ...