Bill Wilson

Book on Placer, Nevada county wildflowers gets update

   Ten years after the completion of their comprehensive “Wildflowers of Nevada and Placer Counties, California,” members of the California Native Plant Socie ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 11 and 18, 1965

Domed buildings urged for new county center By Joe Carroll A series of ultra-modern domed aluminum structures, designed to give Placer’s growing government an administrat ...

Reader Input: Genuine ‘newsie’ will be dearly missed

I am saddened to hear of the passing of my friend, Joe Carroll (“Longtime newsman passes away at 81,” Journal, June 16). He represented a time and period of news gath ...

Sixty-year reporter recalls murder, dam and taxes

A few days ago I had the pleasure of spending an hour with Joe Carroll, who wrote for the Auburn Journal for many years until he suffered a stroke four years ago. His column, “Th ...

Through Irish Eyes: Saying farewell to dear friend Bill Wilson

“Give Mom a hug.” This farewell enjoinder to his father by a loving son said it all, epitomizing the deep faith that made Bill Wilson and his family so special to our entire c ...