Auburn Journal

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

Reader Input: Thanks for support for Hillfest 2014

Last Saturday the Hillmen Foundation hosted a successful Hillfest 2014 — A Community Celebration of Placer High School and Life on the Hill. The event at LeFebvre Stadium pro ...

Another View: Harvey Roper’s legacy a noble gift of service to a grateful community

Bad news travels fast in our era of social media and wrist phones. I learned about the passing of Harvey Roper in a text from my son early last Saturday morning as the news scorche ...

Reader Input: Rushton column offers comfort

How comforting is Susan Rushton’s column of Sept. 14: (“More than one meaning of literate,” And Another Thing). I have been a fan of her articles and writing for ...

Another View: Moving toward patient-centered care for veterans

On Sept. 28, 2013, Thomas Breen, a 71-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, who had grappled with cancer in the past, had blood in his urine. He and rushed to the Phoenix Veterans Health A ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 10 and 17, 1964

$1,750,000 monthly payroll on project More than 2,000 men – sharing a $1,750,000 monthly payroll – were at work on Placer County’s Middle Fork American River Pr ...

Reader Input: Try facts before blabbering

I keep wondering how it can be that prolific letter writer Ron Lowe can get it wrong on so many issues. I am referring to his most recent letter that appeared in the Journal on Sep ...

Reader Input: Is new city employee an overachiever?

The new administrative services director, Dylan Feik, must be an amazing person (“New key city player has sights set on Auburn life,” Journal, Sept. 4). The article i ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3, 1964

Heroic war record revealed in aftermath of hit-run case Twenty years ago this month, Roy Samuel Tillman, then a combat-hardened Army infantryman, lost two fingers and was shot in ...

Early juries had compassion for 2 women who killed

Chivalry wasn’t dead in the early 1900s, and two cases of women who killed and walked away illustrate the point. There were mitigating circumstances, of course, and there was ...