Questions remain regarding community's plaque cache

For more than a year, we have been reporting the story behind the numerous plaques found around Colfax. The search began, first, to determine the total number and then, what tales ...

Snow closes Foresthill schools as storm pounds Sierra

AUBURN CA - Snow falling in the upper elevations of Placer County closed at least three schools Wednesday. Foresthill elementary, middle and high schools declared a "snow day" and ...

Measure B will help save lives

Until Feb. 24 I had little interest in Measure B, but that was before I required Newcastle Fire Department’s medical response services. At 4 a.m. on the 24th I was suffering fro ...

Make English official language

The reason claimed for delay of eviction action — that information was not provided in Spanish — brings up an issue that is increasingly important (“Bell Garden plans in limb ...

Lousy drivers start young

Wow, get my blood boiling. I take exception to some of the comments in today’s Auburn Journal concerning senior drivers (“Study: Seniors may be risk on road,” Journal, Feb. 2 ...

‘In God We Trust’ a sign of city waste

On Monday, Feb. 27, the Auburn City Council gave the green light to having a sign designed for the council chambers that reads “In God We Trust.” Councilmember Kevin Hanley is ...

Another View: Auburn Salvation Army’s present in the community

As Chairman of The Salvation Army Advisory Board, I would like to thank the community, its citizens and the business and the faith basis communities for helping The Salvation Army ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

City’s legal costs already well over budget

Six months into the fiscal year, the City of Auburn has already exceeded its entire annual budget for legal expenses, according to city officials at Monday’s City Council Meeting ...

Measure B deserves ‘yes’

Please support Measure B, a parcel tax for Newcastle residents, designed to save the Newcastle Fire Department and provide an appropriate level of funding for years to come. I und ...