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All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 10 and 17, 1964

$1,750,000 monthly payroll on project More than 2,000 men – sharing a $1,750,000 monthly payroll – were at work on Placer County’s Middle Fork American River Pr ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 23 and 30, 1964

Bicycling, peace-seeking Hindu stops here after 190,000 miles By Joe Carroll His face burned black by the sun and wind of six continents, Misreelal Jaiswal passed through Aubur ...

Reader Input: Excavate our lake bottoms

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems odd that our governor doesn’t use this rare opportunity of extremely low lake water to increase the capacity. Declare this a true eme ...

Media Life: Dutch Flat, Gold Run, Towle get their due in new book

Art Sommers has made a second career out of giving Placer County-area residents a glimpse into their past through his collection of historic postcards and photos. Sommers has spen ...

Girls basketball ‘Skills & Drills’ clinics set at Colfax High

New Colfax High School girls basketball coach Rich Simpton is heading a four-session “Skills & Drills” girls basketball clinic that is scheduled to run four Saturda ...

Cruising to new heights

Getting to the doctor’s office and other appointments has gotten easier for residents of the upper reaches of Placer County who can’t get there on their own. The servi ...

17-year prison term for marijuana ring's kingpin

  The leader of a Sacramento Valley-based marijuana ring caught with a massive outdoor grow operation in the Alta area of Placer County has been sentenced to a 17-year, 6-mon ...

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

Can a minority effect change?

Re: Steve/Cokie (Roberts): ?On the side of love ?,? (Another View, July 10): First off, I think gay couples should (and do have in many cases) the same civil union rights as marrie ...

God will judge this nation's wickedness

Today is July Fourth and my heart is heavy for this country. I served in the military and swore to defend the Constitution with my life. Today the Constitution is viewed more as a ...