Placer claims success in water-supply protection effort

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency officials are expressing confidence that efforts this month on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing on the Bear and Yuba rivers h ...

Volunteering to help with youth keeps retiree relevant

After nine years volunteering at Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, Steve Cline isn’t ready to hang it up any time soon. After retiring from Hewlett Packard in 2002, Cline sought th ...

Self-contained suites are salon wave of the future

Kerry Arndt, owner of Old Town Auburn’s Kerry Terese Salon, is introducing a new option for local hairdressers. Her Studio 49 Salon Suites are individual, self-contained spac ...

Improve future for women

This week Republican Todd Akin trashed U.S. women claiming “legitimate rape” rarely causes pregnancy. He apologized, but one must conclude that this is how he thinks. GOP Sena ...

Please explain discordant view

I’m having a difficult time reconciling some of the stated policies of the Republican ticket for 2012. As my first example, I can understand having a moral conviction that result ...

Ban unsporting hunting practice

Using packs of dogs to chase bears and bobcats through the woods, only to be shot off a tree branch at point-blank range is cruel, unsporting and out-of-step with Californians’ v ...

First, generate hundreds of jobs

In regard to the Visual Viewpoint by Jeff Stahler, (Journal, Aug. 22):Sir, as soon as you figure out how to generate hundreds of jobs for taxpaying Americans who have funds to pay ...

Where is logic in fire fee map lines?

Re: “$150 fire fee bills targeted for some, not all, Auburn-area residents,” (Journal, Aug. 14):While I have known for some time this was coming, the Journal’s Tu ...

Our View: RV park can be an oasis, not a sty

Protecting the beauty of the community in which we live and allowing those from out of the area to enjoy it is a dance that takes careful planning. Such is the case when it comes ...

Fire destroys Penryn house, closes UP tracks

AUBURN CA - Fire engulfed a Penryn house Thursday night, forcing temporary closure of an adjacent stretch of Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Newcastle and Loomis. Penryn Fire ...