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County Chief Executive Officer Don Lunsford steps down Friday

Administrator leaving position after 16 years in the job By Mike Fitch, Journal Staff Writer Placer County Chief Executive Officer Don Lunsford will depart work for the last time F ...

Of manhood, what makes a man, and mild bigotry

And Another Thing by Susan Rushton I work in an office that faces High Street, between the high school and downtown. Every day during the school year, the noise level goes up at no ...

Letters to the editor

Soroptimists send thanks. Thank you so much for the exceptional coverage of the Soroptimist?s fund-raiser Comedy Cabana. When the article came out in the paper, our phone rang off ...

Obituary

William C. Folden William C. ?Bill? Folden of Placer County died June 3, 2001 at the age of 57. He was born in Los Gatos on Dec. 13, 1943 and lived in Placer County for the past 30 ...

Giants overcome nemesis

Little League Softball, By Andy Wilcox, Journal Sports Editor The Moule?s Foothill Glass Giants, who had won the softball championship of Auburn Little League?s Major Division, cam ...

Hot weather means hot fishing locally

Outdoors, By J.D. Richey, Journal Columnist Summer?s definitely here now and despite low water levels at many of our area lakes and streams, there?s some very good fishing to be ha ...

Restored Steinway to be showcased at Placer High piano concert

By Erin Gallup, Journal Staff Writer Placer High School?s 1908 Steinway Grand piano returned to the auditorium Thursday after months of restoration. The piano will make its debut 7 ...

Placer district approves pay hike

Teachers get 3.75 percent cost of living increase By Erin Gallup, Journal Staff Writer High school teachers will have a few more dollars to spend this summer. The Placer Union High ...

Suspected drunk driver arrested at courthouse

By Bruce Schuknecht, Journal Staff Writer A motorist who apparently pulled up to the wrong court-house earlier this week in Auburn then tried leaving, but was arrested on suspicion ...

Senior center director resigns citing concerns about policies

Facility board member says he was stepping beyond his area of responsibility By Gus Thomson, Journal Staff Writer The sudden resignation of Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center execut ...

Sierra Emeritus program brings seniors back to class

By Erin Gallup, Journal Staff Writer As seniors get older, they want to keep their minds busy as well as their hands, said Sierra Emeritus College Registrar Sharon Ludden. The firs ...

Getting unpacked and settled takes time and patience

Through Irish Eyes by Helen Bale ?Well, you?re all settled in now, are you?? It?s both a statement and a question, as friends expect that three months in new digs ought to have bro ...

Letters to the editor

Thanks for all the support. My children and I want to express our deep gratitude for all the support we have received from the community in this time of great grief over the death ...

He's a big player

Local Golf, By Andy Wilcox, Journal Sports Editor The golf course architect who oversaw the $3.8 million makeover of the site of next week?s U.S. Open is applying his golden touch ...

A track fan is born

Todd?s Take on T?ings, Column By Todd Mordhorst, Journal Sports Writer I?ll admit it. I haven?t always been the biggest track and field fan in the world. But last weekend at the Ca ...