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Motorcycle rider dead in I-80 crash at Applegate

A 53-year-old Vacaville man was killed after the Harley-Davidson he was riding left Interstate 80 and crashed. Witnesses told California Highway Patrol investigators that they saw ...

Standoff ends near Applegate

  A tense standoff Friday afternoon in the Applegate area came to conclusion around 7:30 p.m. when the suspect was not located. Law enforcement officers responded to a home ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 3 and 10, 1965

Octogenarian claims strange, divine power in use of wire Forrest S. Sowers, 80, a retired carpenter who lives at 1281 Channel Hill Road, believes that he is endowed with some str ...

Reader Input: Cast vote for most qualified

It was interesting to read Ron Paskey’s letter in which he exhorts reader Ron Lowe to use some “facts or any substance,” (“Try substance in your argument,&r ...

Reader Input: Paskey letter rife with errors

Reader Ron Paskey wrote a letter expressing his concerns over immigration (“Seeing no justice under Obama,” Reader Input, March 17). However, his letter is rife with ...

Reader Input: ‘Illegal aliens’ receive what?

Once again, a writer (Donna McCloskey) has voiced some badly misinformed concerns (“These are a few of my fave laws,” Reader Input, Feb. 5). She incorrectly suggest ...

Reader Input: Why can’t we fund libraries?

I was disappointed to read about the proposed closure of the Meadow Vista library (“Meadow Vista library targeted for closure,” Journal, Jan. 15). As a kid, I loved get ...

Reader Input: Dutch Bros. has right to expand

Response to Linda Rector regarding Dutch Bros. Coffee (“Coffee drinkers deserve choices,” Reader Input, Dec. 9): I was disappointed to see Linda Rector’s commen ...

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 ...