Cat chaos in Placer

They may call these the “dog days of summer,” but Placer County SPCA begs to differ as they are inundated with cats. Roseville PSPCA Chief Executive Officer Leilani Vierra, s ...

Placer supervisors vote to accelerate Foresthill road fees

Future Foresthill home developers will be paying 21 percent to help bankroll a list of new transportation improvements that includes widening the Interstate 80 overcrossing in Aubu ...

Extreme energy drinks stir debate

Summer vacations are here and teens are already jamming their leisure-time schedules with high-energy work and play. Part of the fun is a refreshing drink at the river or after a ...

Disarming our citizens

Regarding the May Los Angeles Gun Buy Back Program, obviously our mayor and other city officials are unaware of the dangerous effects of this program. Apparently, the citizens of ...

Torture shames our nation

It is hard for this 80-year-old lady who lives in a country that tortures prisoners or any human being. When I recently spoke to a friend about the subject, she sloughed off the ho ...

How nice for school district

Last week all households in the Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) received, in the mail, a newsletter. This expensive, four-page, color, WPUSD newsletter was even sent ...

Will Streetscape live up to its $20 million price?

Vibrant businesses. Swanky restaurants. Chic boutiques. Cool shops. Funky stores. Hundreds of shoppers looking to spend their time and money in the Auburn Streetscape experience. ...

McClintock politicking in wrong place

Another petty partisan column by Tom McClintock (Journal, April 16). Is the Journal taking on McClintock as a regular columnist from the right? If so, then say so. An elected lead ...

Weidel on Wheels: Titan — get it before it’s gone for good

Do your future plans involve buying a Nissan Titan? Better not wait too long or a used one will be all that’s available. After a seven-year run that proved rather unsuccessful, ...

What are you twittering about?

“What are you doing?” There are a million different answers for this simple question posed to Twitter users. If you can keep your answer under 140 characters, and think someone ...

Tai chi teachers find balance in ancient art

Spero and Barrie Asimos are bonded by more than their marriage. The Asimoses are certified tai chi instructors, teaching the joys and rewards of this ancient art to hundreds of int ...

Boys & Girls Club members get sneak peek at new facility

The new Boys & Girls club in downtown Auburn is scheduled to open in June and the kids are more than ready for the move. This week, some of the club kids got a sneak peek at the n ...

Long-time M.D. honored by community

During his nearly six decades practicing medicine, he made his share of house calls and was available around the clock. And often he’d dispense a little humor along with the pres ...

California’s special election already heating up

California’s special election is May 19 but the work is already starting in earnest for Placer County’s elections divisions. Sample ballot pamphlets start to go out Thursday to ...

It's Auburn Art Walk time

The Auburn Art Walk kicks off its 16th season tonight, bringing the community face-to-face with local artists and their creations. Here’s what you need to know about the first of ...