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More red ink expected from revised state budget

SACRAMENTO ? More bad news is expected to roll out of the governor?s office about noon on Wednesday, as the administration releases its revised budget proposal. Insisting most of ...

Jury duty gets some thank-you perks

Steve Martin joked about it. Some people dread it. Those involved this week in Placer County will get plastic water bottles, donuts, pens and possibly ice cream cones. Juror Apprec ...

Supes revisit campaign finance reform

Placer County supervisors will consider a campaign finance reform package Tuesday introduced by Meadow Vista Supervisor Rex Bloomfield. ?It will alleviate some of the public?s conc ...

Baath Party banned

BAGHDAD, Iraq ? The United States declared Saddam Hussein?s Baath Party dead Sunday, with the war?s commander telling Iraqis that the instrument of their deposed dictator?s power w ...

Is an optional impound account right for you?

A simple monthly mortgage payment usually includes accrued interest charges for the prior month plus some small payment towards the current loan balance. In mortgage lingo, such a ...

Remorseful buyer wants deposit back from developer

Dear Sue, My wife and I currently reside in Kona, Hawaii and are considering relocating to the city of Auburn. We put a deposit down on a home here and would now like to get it bac ...

Barbara Brazelton

Barbara Clark Brazelton died May 2, 2003, in Auburn. She was 76. Mrs. Brazelton was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Tampa, Fla., and moved to Lake of the Pines in the late 1970s. She taught ...

Nancy F. Gerard

Nancy died at the age of 72, surrounded by loved ones, after a relatively brief but entirely brave battle with cancer. Born in Minneapolis, she moved with her family to Phoenix, wh ...

Laura Isabelle Whitney

Born in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, September 6, 1916, Laura Whitney passed away in Auburn, California on Tuesday, May 6, 2003 at the age of 81 years and 8 months. She had been a ...

Walstine Grafton Jones

A Memorial Walstine G. ?Wally? Jones died Sunday, May 5, 2002 at home of renal failure and cardiovascular disease. He was 88 years old. Born Dec. 31, 1913, in Hubbard, Texas, he li ...