Her reputation hangs on displaying works of art

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of community portraits published in this space Fridays. Almost everyone has been to a gallery to view beautiful pieces produced by creativ ...

Assemblyman Ted Gaines' septic bill faces test on April 14

Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ bill to flush away mandatory septic-system inspection plans by the state Water Resources Control Board will face its first committee test April 14. Gaine ...

Home-grown hospital operator has heard it all

Hers is the voice you are likely to hear if you call Sutter Auburn Faith. For 30 years, Leigh Anne Finney has worked as a PBX operator in the hospital’s Communication Department. ...

Stimulus package means cash for you

The recently enacted $787 billion economic stimulus plan appears to have something for nearly everyone, including Auburn, Placer County and you. The funding will put people back t ...

Vernal pools teem with plant, animal richness

Vernal pool expert Carol Witham blanches at the generic words “vernal pool” that are used to describe rangeland depressions marked dramatically this month by naturally occurrin ...

Report ponders more ways to efficiently park Auburn’s autos

Monday night’s meeting concerning the final draft of Auburn’s Parking Demand and Management Study saw recommendations made to alleviate both the problem and the perception of s ...

Black & White Ball theme goes all Southern

Step back in time and into costume and join the Southern belles and Southern gentlemen at the Gold Country Fairgrounds for the 18th annual Black & White Ball. Details for the 18t ...

Horse and rider survive dog attack

On Tuesday, Newcastle’s Carol Davis was just starting to worry about herself instead of her horse. Her 11-year-old Arabian was attacked by a dog on a trail Sunday near Folsom La ...

Snowpack, mountain water levels are looking promising

The snowpack is back for the Nevada Irrigation District. The Grass Valley-based water supplier reported Monday that end-of-the-month mountain snow measurements contain 95 percent o ...

Water worker gets infant to breathe again

Bob MacDonald breathed life back into a baby Monday during an unexpected emergency at the gates of the Nevada Irrigation District’s Ophir maintenance yard. But the Nevada Irriga ...

How you park in Auburn could be set by survey

Taking a sip from the notebook while realizing that some of the people who whine the loudest when local authorities enforce DUI rules are the very same folks who want to make a par ...

Economic madness of Democrats must stop

What a difference a president makes. In just a few short weeks President Obama and his Democrat Congress have proposed to bring our country to the brink of economic Armageddon. Pr ...

Let’s stem violence at a grassroots level

The city of Auburn is a concern to me. I have noticed violence is escalating in the Auburn Greens neighborhood. I feel the violence affects not only myself, but the whole community ...

Now is Auburn’s ‘look in the mirror’ moment

As I was finishing the front page article about the dire financial situation of the Auburn Union School District (Journal, March 26), I couldn’t help noticing the story on the ad ...

Hope survives in chaos of reporter’s news day

Two miracles. One tragedy. Cutting through the plethora of squawk on the police scanner, phone calls, letters, conversations on the street, news releases and e-mails that passed t ...
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