News

Low bid for American River pump station: $15.5 million

Journal Staff Writer San Francisco?s Mitchell Engineering is apparent low bidder on the first stage of the American River permanent pump project and streambed restoration near Aubu ...

County hopes caution can quell West Nile

Journal Staff Writer Placer County officials are coordinating their efforts to reduce the deadly effects of a possible arrival of the West Nile Virus this summer. Mosquitoes carry ...

Allegations of theft in late-reported death

Journal Staff Writer The housemate of the 52-year-old Auburn man whose dead body lay on his bed for three days has been arrested after allegedly delaying reporting the death so he ...

Awards honor top seniors

Journal Staff Writer Neither rain nor snow nor flu nor senioritis kept Joey Katches from attending high school. He and eight of his fellow seniors at Colfax High received awards fo ...

Students dig up their past

Journal Staff Writer Placer High School seniors took a step back in time yesterday when they opened a time capsule they had buried at Alta Vista School 11 years ago. As first- and ...

No bites? Then customize your lures

Ever had one of those agonizing days on the water when you knew the fish were there but you just couldn?t get them to bite? Of course you have! We?ve all been through it and it can ...

There's a new look for former women's pro league

The five-year-old Women?s Pro Softball League, the only professional fastpitch softball league in the country, announced in November that it has restructured under a new name, Nati ...

Pro softball comes to Rocklin

As with any new business venture, getting the right publicity is crucial. For the newly reformed National Professional Fastpitch League that will be no different. Beginning with th ...

Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Private, off-campus baccalaureate appropriate What a wonderful celebration, with families, students and friends! The baccalaureate service for the Placer Union High School District ...

Jesse D. Isebell

Jesse D. Isebell passed away on May 30, 2003 in Rocklin. He was born in Harrisburg, Arkansas, on Jan. 31, 1917 and lived in Rocklin for the past 13 years. He served in the US Army ...

Margaret Starr

Margaret M. Starr died Friday, May 30, 2003, at Kaiser Hospital in Vallejo. Born Sept. 10, 1910, in Colfax, Mrs. Starr was a resident of Auburn for more than 40 years and was emplo ...

Margaret Brown

Margaret Patricia Brown died May 31, 2003 in Auburn at the age of 90. Born March 12, 1913, in Minnesota, she was a 20-year Placer County resident who enjoyed playing bingo and taki ...

Joanne Goulart

Joanne Elaine Brown-Goulart died May 27, 2003, in Newcastle at the age of 47. Born Feb. 14, 1956 in Yuba City, Calif., she was a 22-year Newcastle resident and a homemaker for the ...

New fire funding extinguished

Journal Staff Writer Ballot measures to boost funding for fire districts in Loomis and Meadow Vista failed to win the necessary two-thirds voter approval Tuesday. Final election ni ...

Auburn group home dismisses resident after alleged assault

Journal Staff Writer A man at a North Auburn recovery facility for alcohol and drug users who was arrested on suspicion of assaulting another resident has been dismissed from the p ...