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Horse owners shepherd Placer County’s trails

It’s been an uphill battle, preserving equestrian trails in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, but a coalition of local horse owners has held the line for thre ...

Reader Input: McClintock challenger a blank slate

Regarding your article “McClintock challenged from within GOP ranks,” (Journal, March 13) to compare Congressman Tom McClintock’s challenger to the demise of Bay ...

Survey shows waterfowl population down considerably in California

Some waterfowl, in large flocks, wing their way to the far north. They head for the pothole prairie regions of Canada and some even further north to Alaska. But many of these same ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Beat the heat this weekend; high school seniors ready for graduation and teacher calls it a career

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Hydrogen found in damaged Bay Bridge steel rods

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tests have discovered hydrogen in some of the damaged steel rods on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, an indicat ...

Now is the time to replace — and properly dispose of — your fishing line

For as long as there’s been fishing line, it has been discarded along the waterways. Before the invention of monofilament lines, anglers used cotton-type line. It didn&rsquo ...

Hunters now need to file deer tag reports online

Most hunters, after they bag a deer, take the animal to a butcher shop to be cut and wrapped. One of the first things the butcher shop would ask for is a filled-out tag and your h ...

Going pheasant hunting? Try a state refuge

Pheasant hunting season opened under the most ideal conditions any ground stomper could hope for. The sky was clear and blue, and if there was a breeze, it was negligible. Opening ...