Auburn shares in Norcal fireball sighting

AUBURN CA - At least one Auburn resident was in the right place at the right time at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to witness a fireball blazing across the night sky. The anonymous sky watch ...

Presidential debate reaction mixed in Placer County

AUBURN CA - Peering through the fog of campaign rhetoric, the second of three debates between Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama was resonating Wednesday in Placer County. ...

US elected ice cream scooper

In response to Chuk Lawshe: Democrats elected a community planner (“Shame on Democrats,” Reader Input, Oct. 3)? Well, they also elected an ice cream scooper at Baskin R ...

Elect these men to school board

I support Robert Tice-Raskins and Scott Hopper for the Pleasant Ridge Union School Board. I met Robert four years ago when my second son, Max, joined the Cub Scouts in Pack 787. I ...

Scrutinize your tax bill

Re: Newcastle Fire District. Measure K only needs a 50 percent-plus-one approval to pass. Measure K is a tax reduction. It removes the automatic annual CPI cost of living increase ...

Folks, we’re nowhere near socialism

Socialism is nothing more or nothing less than the ownership of the means of production and the cooperative management of such. Folks, we’re far from that model. We’ve had ele ...

Another View: Keep advancing the ‘Auburn Advantage’

Coach John Wooden, who led his UCLA basketball team to ten NCAA national championships in 12 years, once said, “Teamwork is not a preference, it is a requirement.”Aubur ...

Auburn fundraising effort starts for paramedic facing kidney transplant

AUBURN CA - Larry Moore has spent more than half his lifetime on the job helping others. Now the 43-year-old paramedic with American Medical Response is in need of help himself. Mo ...

Original clothing for little girls fills new Sara V. Designs

When Denise “Dee” Albers and her daughter Sara decided to open a children’s shop in Old Town Auburn, they wanted to create a spot that little girls would love. Th ...

Steady with holistic help

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is over, but I just had the check-up from my valued urologist — the results are still holding steady after four years of monitoring. As I submitt ...

Why surprise at sticker reaction?

I am amused by several recent letters concerning reactions to political bumper stickers ("Have the courage to sign your name," Reader Input, Sept. 28); ("Freedom of speech on I-80, ...

Will dead neighbor pay the fire fee?

Who is in control of the billing? Do they know what they are doing? I know they do not know what or how to bill, because they have billed me twice and my neighbor who has been dead ...

Another View: Placer County readies plans for fiscal success

Editor’s note:?This is the last in a three-part series. The full series can be read online at Auburnjournal.com.All of us at Placer County can see better days ahead now that ...

AB 109 adding to challenges for Placer jail, crime suppression

With California’s embattled “criminal realignment” plan having been in effect for a year, a new independent study is beginning to question whether it’s acco ...

Community Portrait: Artist captures the true beauty of Placer County produce

Auburn’s Paula Amerine is blessed, and she’s appreciative and grateful. Amerine is an artist, a fine arts painter and she has found a personal and professional niche. She’s i ...