What is Newcastle fire board doing?

Open letter to the property owners in the Newcastle Fire Protection District: If the NFPD were to be “found guilty” of not complying with a law that they are sworn to uphold, t ...

Herding dog, cattle and ranchers attacked

Deputies are searching for a man who witnesses watched run down cattle, try to hit horse riders and purposefully crash into a beloved family cattle dog twice before fleeing the sce ...

Placer’s retiring dean of detectives recalls 41 years of significant cases

Detective Bill Summers is retiring after 41 years of service with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. A historian and teacher as well as the dean of detectives with the county, ...

Bike motocross veteran strives to keep 2-wheelers affordable

Don’t be surprised if the next time you drive up Lincoln Way, you see Duke Jay out in front of his new store, Atown Bikes, watching a customer demo one of his bikes. Jay, an Aub ...

Ruffalo: Big personnel changes in local law enforcement

Two local police officers are hitting some major milestones in their stellar careers, and while some may argue each is moving in an opposite direction, I would beg to differ. Aubur ...

Community Portrait: Dan Sokol a volunteer watchdog over community government

You might not recognize him on the street because he’s not a flashy guy, but if you are a frequent reader of the Auburn Journal you will recognize his name. Dan Sokol has writte ...

Death penalty costs sky-high

Federal judge Arthur Alarcon and Loyola law professor Paula Mitchell have completed a three-year study of the cost of the California death penalty. Californians have spent more tha ...
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