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Patricia Preston Lawrence

Patricia Preston Lawrence, a 56-year resident of Auburn and a former Placer High School Home Economics teacher, passed away June 20, 2003 after a long battle with cancer. She was 8 ...

High court limits long-ago sex crime prosecutions

Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON ? The Supreme Court, ruling in the case of a man accused of raping his young daughters decades ago, said Thursday that the government cannot retr ...

With spending halt threatened, county's agencies prepare to tough it out

Journal Staff Writer While a midweek statement from California?s controller made dire predictions for community colleges and other educational programs, it will be business as usua ...

On Western States trail, summer sun to provide merciless heat en route

Journal Staff Writer Furnace-like canyon heat threatens to turn Western States Endurance Run finish-line dreams into nightmares this weekend. Temperatures are expected to skirt the ...

All eyes on the prize

Journal Staff Writer Years of preparation, months of practice and weeks of setup all come down to one weekend and 100 miles. Four hundred runners will compete in Saturday?s Western ...

County OKs destruction of old Juvenile Hall

Journal Staff Writer The Placer County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead Tuesday to tear down the abandoned Juvenile Hall on Auburn?s Epperle Lane. The county?s juvenile hall ...

Interest rates cut once more

Associated Press Economics Writer WASHINGTON ? The Federal Reserve, still striving to coax the struggling economy to stronger growth, cut a key interest rate Wednesday to its lowes ...

Test trip planned for 'snow train?

Journal Staff Writer A Capitol Corridor passenger train will make a special test run through Auburn this summer on a potential snow train route over the Sierra and on to Reno. Euge ...

Runners face hazards on backcountry trails

Journal Staff Writer Bee stings, bug bites, slips and stumbles may await them on the trail, but those hazards are simply minor irritants to the highly-focused runners in the Wester ...

100-mile trek is a scenic journey

Journal Staff Writer Editor?s Note: This is part of an ongoing series leading up to this weekend?s Western States Endurance Run. The route of the 100-mile Western States Endurance ...