Auburn dam

Arguments flimsy for Bohemia project

Regarding the Bohemia Wal-Mart project, I feel the landowner is thumbing his nose at all the surrounding neighborhoods. In his recent full page ad pushing his project (Journal, Ap ...

Our View: Foresthill Bridge retrofit will test county’s integrity

As bridge construction goes, the $71 million estimate for painting and retrofitting the Foresthill Bridge seems tame by comparison. The new Bay Bridge connecting San Francisco and ...

US rep rails against spending

Rookie Republican Congressman Tom McClintock was back in his home district Wednesday with plenty of concerns about the way the nation’s political business was being done in Washi ...

Use ‘light’ on newly restored river stretch

Suppose you open a new stretch of river to boaters and nobody comes? After another year of light use, people are asking whether the American River in the canyon below Auburn has a ...

Build the Auburn dam

I personally will never understand the people who don’t want us to have the Auburn dam. I do know the river rafters don’t, but are they the majority? Can’t they catch the riv ...

Doolittle still pushes for dam

It may be U.S. Rep. John Doolittle’s last year in office but he’s still actively campaigning for an Auburn dam. Doolittle, R-Roseville, is upset that the state might revoke wa ...

Supe candidates talk job skills, sports, water fears

Placer County’s three District 5 supervisorial candidates weighed in on everything from their job skills to the Auburn dam to the Olympics during a forum in Auburn. Serene Lakes ...

More dams are needed to supply water, power

Thanks for the March 3 article, Drought, growth have Western states studying construction of more dams. There are many of us who feel Congressman John Doolittle's efforts to see ...