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 ...

Big crowd but Placer supes put off Penryn apartment appeal decision

AUBURN CA - Red ‘stop’ signs on signs and red-shirted opponents to the 150-unit Orchards at Penryn apartment proposal were abundant Thursday at an appeal hearing in front of th ...

Vote Obama, vote stupid

Many people have called the president, Barack Obama, stupid. Not fair and not true. Let’s examine how stupid he is. We hired him with over 69 million votes totally ignoring his ...

High gas prices a boom for biz?

Are gas prices a boom for Think Auburn First — a bust for Auburn Wal-Mart haters? “Shop Rollback savings on everyday low prices for the items you need” — except local gas a ...

‘Only’ $231.16 still too much

I am opposed to the new tax for Cal Fire. I just received my Placer County 2012-2013 Secured Property Tax Bill. The last two items are (1) 70700 Placer Hills Fire, Direct Charge $6 ...

How to protest the $150 fire fee

I was glad to see the coverage on the fire prevention fee, but would like to expand on how to protest it (“Residents confused, angered upon receipt of fire fee notice,” ...