Auburn

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 ...

Freedom of speech still vital

I agree with Cleona Duncan (Reader Input, June 7) about the Freedom of Speech going away, and “political correctness” taking its place. What happened to the America where citi ...

Sky-high hospital costs are the culprit

I really resent Mr. Mike Lester’s cartoon (Journal, June 4) showing two grandparents pushing their grandchild in a stroller: “The best thing about grandchildren is that you can ...

Michael Ford had a passion for family

On a day reserved exclusively for the future, for hopes, for dreams, for paths uncharted, the graduates of 2009 tossed their caps joyously into the air. On that same Saturday, Da ...

Shopping for memories

Back in the 1950s and ’60s, Downtown Auburn was the center of commerce, and Dick Kiger remembers it well. “Back in those days every need you had was filled right here in Downt ...

Media Life: Auburn about to take a walk on the wool side

Expect a plethora of celebrity sightings Thursday when the Art Walk returns to Auburn. Placer School for Adults’ advanced knitting class will be showing off 25 knitted celebriti ...

Theater arts supporter raises curtain for youth

Community and what’s good for the community — that’s what drives Auburn’s Miccie McNee. McNee’s idea is a little different from most as she goes about helping students ...

Storm electrifies Auburn

Lightning struck more than once in Auburn Wednesday night. In fact, it struck 148 times in just the Tahoe National Forest, according to spokeswoman Mary Furney. “It’s a litt ...

Blessed to call Auburn home

This has been a very difficult year for my daughter and myself. We lost a beautiful wife and mother, Yvette. She passed away at far too young an age. During this trial, we discove ...

What do bike-haters use for brains?

I scratch my head at the mentality of the bicycle-bashing letter writers to the Journal. Last year a woman in the Georgetown area complained about bicyclists talking to each other ...

Wine buffs turn pro with dream acreage

When Mike and Diane Naggiar purchased acreage for a vineyard near the Placer-Nevada county line, their dream was to grow and sell wine grapes. Ten years later, they are not only ...

Nation and Notre Dame darn lucky to have Obama

As a Catholic, I would think that the students of Notre Dame are thrilled to have President Barack Obama give their commencement address. To these conservative Catholics who are u ...

Tea parties as much about frustration as tax

Donna Bell, thanks for getting up and getting out by attending the Auburn area tea party in Sacramento (Journal, April 16). From what I can tell, some 250,000 people around the U. ...

‘Justine’s Fund’ dinner pays tribute to Auburn teen, benefits those who fought on her behalf

The fourth annual “Justine’s Fund” dinner will be from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, 1273 High St. in Auburn. The dinner is held in memory of Justin ...

April 17 Church News

The following is a sampling of what area churches have to offer this week and in the following weeks: Aglow — Grass Valley Pastor: Revs. George and Lillie Parker, LionSong Minis ...