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 ...