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Reader Input: Feeling like a stepchild

Those of us living in ZIP  codes 95602, 95701, 95703, 95714, 95715, 95722 and 95736 should all be feeling like the stepchildren of U.S. Congressional and Assembly District No. ...

I-80 drivers try in vain to snuff out Applegate Fire

“It got too big, too fast.” Pete Enochs was witness to the beginnings of an inferno that spread quickly through the Applegate area from its origin as a series of spot ...

Reader Input: Dems get what they voted for

Karen Bleuel, and people like her, should know the facts before they spew garbage (“More tax breaks for the rich,” Reader Input, Sept. 11). The top 20 percent of the ...

Reader Input: Build blight-free future for Colfax

Colfax officials are taking action to remove blighted properties. More power to them. First to go — the old hotel, abandoned and condemned for decades, at the entrance to dow ...

Bitcoin cyber blackmailers strike Colfax pizzeria

A Colfax pizza eatery has weathered a cyber blackmail attempt that froze its files and demanded payment in bitcoins. Pizzaiolo Wood-Fired Pizza owner Pete Lostritto said he decide ...

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: Was transition to mediocrity an accident?

Paul McDaniel may well be as informed on California’s educational system as he believes himself to be, but repeating the right-wing mantra that tenure is at fault dismisses r ...

Reader Input: Follow money, find McClintock

Kudos to Dr. Jon Candy for his perceptive letter regarding Tom McClintock’s lobbying receipts from “Black Energy” and his role as a climate change denier (“ ...

Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?

Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...