applegate

Reader Input: Step up and restore house

The next time a murderer comes to town and wants to hide out in your house, you tell him to move on because you can’t afford what the police will do to your house. The (Pla ...

Reader Input: Heroes guarded Applegate residents

We are long-time Applegate residents, and we want to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to the firefighters and all the agencies who fought the Applegate Fire and pro ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Reader Input: Immigration letter repeats inaccuracies

Bill Welch’s letter regarding illegal immigration contains some inaccuracies that are perpetuated as truth (“Illegal immigration harms Americans,” Reader Input, S ...

Shots fired in Applegate attract multi-agency response

A report of a mountain lion in Applegate turned into a tense, multi-agency response after state Fish and Game wardens heard a gunshot as they arrived. Wardens, bolstered by Placer ...

Reader Input: Applegate post office fails in its duty

The U.S. Post Office in Applegate is making my life miserable. It started in April of this year. My family mail is not being delivered. Someone else or the post office is keeping m ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

Reader Input: Build blight-free future for Colfax

Colfax officials are taking action to remove blighted properties. More power to them. First to go — the old hotel, abandoned and condemned for decades, at the entrance to dow ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Let’s head off PlacerArts’ move

Losing PlacerArts’ presence downtown is a big blow to the Auburn community (“PlacerArts submits 30-day notice,” Journal, Aug. 3). As a former staff member and c ...