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Reader Input: In elections, choices matter
Tuesday Jan 06 2015
The State of California wants to “wish us a happy new year” by implementing 931 new laws, as if we don’t have enough stupid laws already. Two of my favorites (y ...
CHP puts emphasis on traffic safety through citations
Wednesday Dec 31 2014
Jaywalkers last week had another reason to look both ways before crossing the street – especially if they found themselves caught up in the latest traffic safety operation. ...
Reader Input: Our death penalty costs way too much
Wednesday Dec 24 2014
(Placer County District Attorney) R. Scott Owens and (Sacramento County District Attorney) Jan Scully recently announced that they will be seeking the death penalty for Marcelo Mar ...
Placer ranks No. 2 statewide in health
Friday Dec 12 2014
Access to health care, recreation and a variety of nutritious foods gave Placer County a leg up when it came to ranking among the healthiest counties in California. The 2014 repor ...
Placer County faces bleak transportation funding future
Thursday Dec 04 2014
Dwindling state and federal funding sources are leaving many counties in a lurch when it comes to keeping up with their region transportation needs. In Placer County, like many ot ...
Reader Input: Exploit state’s oil resources
Friday Nov 21 2014
California citizens should benefit from state’s resources. We should be doing whatever possible to develop California’s economy and employment. So, I’m insist ...
All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 19 and 26, 1964
Wednesday Nov 19 2014
Thieves believe in signs – even the big ones Disappearance of the 500 pound slab of redwood that has served as the signboard at the entrance to Squaw Valley State Park sinc ...
Winter to bring no promise of rainfall, snow
Tuesday Oct 28 2014
Weather experts have little confidence the winter months will bring the rain and snow needed to improve drought conditions in California. According to a National Weather Service S ...
Pot grows pose threat
Friday Oct 24 2014
Illegal marijuana growing operations are not uncommon in the densely forested public lands of California. And though the harvested product fetches a considerable return for success ...
Reader Input: Hydraulic fracturing helps state
Tuesday Oct 21 2014
Hydraulic fracturing Increases California’s energy independence and keeps jobs and revenue in the state. California has significant oil reserves. If it can be extracted saf ...
Another View: Placer County law enforcement opposes Prop. 47
Tuesday Oct 21 2014
Proposition 47, the so-called “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund,” if passed will have the opposite result of its title. The measure minimizes criminal consequences t ...
Fall weather expected next week
Sunday Oct 19 2014
The coming work week is bringing with it the feel of crisp fall days and the chance of much needed showers. With the potential for rain slated for Monday and Tuesday, meteorologis ...
West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death
Thursday Oct 16 2014
Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...
McClintock, Moore exchange blows in debate
Wednesday Oct 15 2014
Congressman Tom McClintock and opposing congressional candidate Art Moore locked horns during a contentious debate centered on voting record, district residency and legislative exp ...
Reader Input: 8 reasons to avoid fracking
Tuesday Oct 14 2014
(Allow me to supply you) reasons for “no fracking.” 1. Under the misguided motto “Less oil from Middle East, dig ours,” we destroy our land and water to & ...
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