Colfax Record

Another View: Every day is a welcome home

A good friend tells me that everything we put into the universe comes back to us, whether it’s positive or negative. I’m beginning to think she’s right, but I&rsq ...

Another View: A bittersweet farewell

As this chapter of my life turns its last page I look back on my time here as magnificently transcendental. It is with a heavy heart that I say I will no longer be the Colfax Rec ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 31, 1964

Placer designated as disaster area Gov. Edmund G. Brown yesterday designated Placer County a disaster area – and President Johnson was considering a similar move at the Fed ...

New CEO named to oversee Journal

Jeremy Burke has been named chief executive officer of the Newspaper Division for Gold Country Media, the newspaper group of the Auburn Journal and its sister publications in Place ...

Another View: Roller-coaster of creativity is a wild ride

Mark Twain once wrote: “To get the right word in the right place is a rare achievement. To condense the diffused light of a page of thought into the luminous flash of a singl ...

Another View: Arcana can be fun, useless, entertaining

Have you ever had one of those surveys or polls grab your attention? You know, the ones with colorful graphs in a newspaper, magazine or on a website. Some are compelling: Can yo ...

Another View: Cooperation and water conservation key in coming weeks

It seems like water – or lack of it – is on nearly everyone’s mind these days. If it isn’t, it should be. After all, Placer County is potentially facing one ...

Another View: Little boy’s words carry message for the season

Last week, I was trying to decide what my column should be on such a special day. I have written a weekly column for a number of years, but never on Christmas Day. To be honest, ...

Another View: Classic holiday calls for some classic movies, TV

It’s that time of year. The time where the Ghosts of Christmas Past come rattling their way into our television sets. If you’ve turned on your TV in the past week or ...

Another View: Snow spawns warm memories, but enough is enough

This is one of those rare times when we can all agree on something. At least I am reasonably sure that we can. It’s been cold out there. Not brisk. Not chilly. Or even nippy. ...

Another View: Christmas wasn’t always just about crowds, shopping

For most, the holidays are a time of celebration of friends and family. A time for reflection and giving thanks and appreciation for what we have and those that we love. And for ma ...

Another View: Verdict is in: Our civic duty is worth the wait

There was no “Perry Mason” moment where the witness broke down on the stand. No wisecracking judge like Harry Stone from “Night Court.” There was no smoking ...

Another View: After giving thanks, the rest is just gravy

The holidays are just around the proverbial corner. Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away, and while Christmas is the most special holiday of the year for me, Thanksgiving ma ...

Another View: The knife is worn but the memories are sharp

It’s funny how memories sometimes track you down and find you unaware. A pretty special one found me the other day when my 9-year old daughter and I were looking through some ...

Another View: It takes an incubator to grow a business

Philosophers have long debated the age-old question: “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” It is a pretty good question, although not really specific enough to be ...