Bill George

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Media Life: Ex-Auburn drummer's Saint Motel signs with Elektra Records

The good news just keeps getting better for Greg Erwin and his Los Angeles band Saint Motel. Perhaps the L. A. music scene’s best-kept secret over the past half dozen years, ...

Rail history quirks and foibles aired in Auburn

Auburn’s connections to some big moments in history got their due Friday in a dual presentation revolving around building of the Central Pacific Railroad through Placer Count ...

Media Life: New book roadmaps Placer’s historic “Rails, Tales and Trails”

  While most history writers stick to doing their rambling through dusty tomes, Granite Bay’s Bill George has taken the roadbed less taken to author “Rails, Tales ...

McClintock no vote-counter

An Auburn Journal article of Aug. 7, (“Placer Republicans leery of Washington budget moves”) quotes a local city councilman who alleges that Congressman (Tom) McClintock “was ...

Auburn dam benefits who?

I am writing in response to the (March 18) letter written by Bill George regarding the cost of the Auburn dam that Congressman (Tom) McClintock supports. Mr. George is addressing ...

Deep six the Auburn dam

Re: “Taxpayers don’t foot dam cost” (Reader Input, March 18). Bill George, Tom McClintock’s press secretary, makes the claim that our poor congressman is misunderstood and ...

Taxpayers don’t foot dam cost

A recent letter writer completely misunderstands Congressman (Tom) McClintock’s position on financing the Auburn dam (Reader Input, Feb. 24). As chairman of the House Water and ...

Congressman opposes excess

A recent letter writer (Reader Input, July 11) complains about Congressman Tom McClintock’s vote against a bill to extend unemployment benefits to 99 weeks. This bill spends $34 ...

McClintock swipe unfair

The Auburn Journal takes an unfair swipe at Congressman (Tom) McClintock in its Jan. 31 editorial. It says, “McClintock comes back to the district regularly to visit with fifth-g ...

McClintock stuck to facts

Larry Smith of Auburn (Reader Input, Dec. 17) accuses Rep. Tom McClintock of using “emotional arguments and empty catch-phrases” and “anger and fear tactics” to bash the go ...

McClintock announces his dream team

Newly elected 4th District Congressman Tom McClintock, who is being sworn in today at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., is looking forward to committee appointments and has put toge ...

McClintock, Brown claim votes add in their favor as count continues

Both candidates vying for the 4th Congressional District seat are claiming victory is in their reach in a race that officials have yet to call. Republican Tom McClintock’s spoke ...

Campaigns down to wire for Brown and McClintock

It’s stretch-run time for 4th District congressional candidates Charlie Brown and Tom McClintock. The closing of polls Tuesday will signal the end of a campaign that unofficiall ...