Rent-hike concerns hit Newcastle mobilehome park as sale nears

The prospective new owners of Newcastle’s Castle City Mobile Home Park attempted Tuesday to calm concerns by some of its 200 tenants over the possibility of rent spikes after it ...

Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River

Placer County supervisors have added their clout to opposition against a possible Garden Bar dam in the Bear River canyon north of Auburn. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to s ...

Cut crime and save money

Do you want to save state taxpayers billions of dollars, eliminate an inefficient and wasteful program, help crime victims and help law enforcement to catch more killers and rapist ...

KAHI changes too negative

This letter is for anyone who listens to KAHI, the voice of the foothills. How do you feel about the new changes? The Frank Sinatra time slots are nice. It’s so different to list ...

Veterans Day a celebration

The Auburn Area Veterans Day Committee works year-round to plan, prepare and fundraise for our annual parade and community luncheon. I would like to address a common misconception ...

Reach out and help Junior

Recently (Oct. 21) the Journal published a story about a boy with muscular dystrophy and a photograph of his happy and handsome face as “Daisy” was kissing him. His family’s ...

‘60 Minutes’ showed candid Abramoff

How many of your readers watched the interview with Jack Abramoff, the convicted felon, on “60 Minutes” last night (Nov. 6)? You won’t see investigative reporting or intervie ...

Ski team builds confidence

I am writing you in regard to my participation in the Bear River High School Ski/Snowboard Team from 1993 to 1998. I skied on the varsity team all four years and also went to state ...

Find a way to keep team alive

I was on the ski and snowboard team all through high school and it was easily the best decision I ever made. It gave me a way to get up to the mountain before I had a drivers licen ...

Teens were great citizens

Earlier this week I heard about two good citizen teenagers. The two teenagers were in Auburn on Monday when they found a roll of money totaling $800 (Journal, Oct. 19). They found ...