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PlacerArts paints muddied picture of future

Since plans to move their headquarters went public, PlacerArts has left many wondering, “What’s next?” Now, with the announcement Wednesday by PlacerArts that Ang ...

Reader Input: Auburn about to lose one of its gems

Well, one more nail in the coffin of Auburn’s art world (“PlacerArts submits 30-day notice,” Journal, Aug. 3). To learn that PlacerArts, long a mainstay in Aubu ...

Editor's Notebook: Art or bust: Feat of clay a huge thrill

"Art” is one of those funny terms. Some people throw the word around willy-nilly; others are intimidated by the very idea of it. I fell into the latter group: I can&rs ...

Probe continues into ‘suspicious’ Placer High fire

Auburn police are now describing a Feb. 28 fire in an art classroom at Placer High School as “suspicious” as an investigation into its cause continues. The fire result ...

Auburn Placer High classroom fire cause still a mystery

  Nearly two weeks after a fire damaged a Placer High School art classroom, investigators are not releasing a cause. Auburn’s fire and police departments are both invo ...

Retired detective has tough case: Finding mom’s art

When longtime Placer County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Larry Webber retired from active duty nine years ago, he never suspected that he would be working a new case in 2013. Webbe ...

Newcastle business focuses on artistic expression

Making art a key part of the healing process just makes sense for therapist Deborah Toohey. “I’ve been an artist and creative since I can remember,” she said. “As a kid, f ...

Let’s show respect for public property

The recent statue in the Downtown Auburn Central Square is truly a magnificent piece of art (Journal, Feb. 7). I just hope others give it the respect it deserves. Unfortunately, I ...

It’s high time to pay for arts in schools

Here we go again! The arts take a hit (Journal, Sept. 29). Why is it that the first thing to go in the schools is always the fine art programs? Every educator knows that academic ...