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Placer takes care of Natomas

The Placer baseball team hosted Natomas on Monday at James Field and crushed the Nighthawks 12-4. Billy Sinacori and Matt Renfree both went deep for home runs against Natomas, wit ...

Keeping your head down

``Keep your head down' is probably the most hackneyed phrase in the game of golf. Even non- golfers have heard this phrase. If a player tops a shot they will usually hear ``you did ...

Fuel break plan leaves questions unanswered

I want to thank Auburn Journal Editor Deric Rothe and his staff for keeping the fuel break clearing issue alive. I am grateful to California Department of Forestry and the already ...

Reader has his own answers that President Bush might have made in imagined press conference

May I comment on Susan Rushton?s column of March 13. She would be welcomed by the White House press corps. Her proposed questions to the president are typical of what we are hearin ...

Making her way to the top

It started innocently enough, just a mother looking for something for her children to do. Why not try karate, or better yet, Taekwondo? But when Auburn resident Lauren Forcella sta ...

High though the cost may be, it's time to turn threats to action

By Dennis Clifford The mother holding the hand of the little girl was clearly at the end of her rope as she sought to contain her unruly son. As he was busy going through all the l ...

Jacob R. Walsh

Jacob R. Walsh received his wings on March 11, 2003. Born on February 5, 1998, Jakerman was loved by all whose lives he touched. He attended Catherine Gates Elementary School. Jac ...

Auburn shop hopes for quiet success

When new downtown business owners Michael and Sharon Bunch chose a name for their store, they wanted it to reflect a mood as well as the selection of clothing, gifts, books and jew ...

Green parade to help cure blues on St. Pat's

A wee parade with a heart as big as all of Ireland, Auburn?s St. Patrick?s Day procession is set to kick up its heels at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Irreverent, predominantly green, and usua ...

County's higher education future looks bright

In the coming years, the flood of school-aged children filling Placer County campuses will be looking for colleges and universities to attend. Three separate plans unveiled recentl ...

Parade commemorates dams? demise

With bead-clad revelers dancing through the streets in high spirits, Old Town Auburn resembled New Orleans? French Quarter for a short time Saturday. But it wasn?t a Mardi Gras ce ...

Pakistan says key al-Qaida figure captured

LAHORE, Pakistan ? Building on information from a captured lieutenant of Osama bin Laden, Pakistani authorities captured another suspected key al-Qaida figure Saturday ? a man U.S. ...

Bush sees little hope for peace

WASHINGTON ? President Bush said Saturday there is little reason to hope that Iraq?s Saddam Hussein will disarm and avoid a U.S.-led military attack. Bush?s comments, in his weekl ...

City schools buck growth trend

In this, the second of a three-part series focusing on Placer County growth, the Journal offers readers a closer look at ?The benefits and impacts of growth.? It builds on the ques ...

Letters to the Editor, Sunday, March 16, 2003

Unity needed as Auburn schools face closure After attending the Auburn Union Elementary School District board meeting held at Auburn Elementary School on Wednesday, March 12, I was ...