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Reader Input: Imperative that we save libraries

Front-page news in the Auburn Journal, Jan. 15 edition,  showcases closure of our Meadow Vista library (“Meadow Vista library targeted for closure”). This closure ...

Senate vote OKs $85 billion in cuts, averts shutdown

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits &m ...

Obama urges Congress to compromise on cuts

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing an end of the week deadline, President Barack Obama said Monday that Congress can avert sweeping across-the-board cuts with "just a l ...

AP Report: National Park Service cuts detailed in memo

  SACRAMENTO — The towering giant sequoias at Yosemite National Park would go unprotected from visitors who might trample their shallow roots. At Cape Cod National S ...

Serious cuts on the way to Auburn Parks and Recreation

Facing a 30 percent drop in total revenue over the past five years, the Auburn Recreation and Parks District is proposing several major cuts to balance its books. Among the cuts ...

District not out of the woods yet with May state budget revise

A May revision to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could bring more dollars to education, but local school district representatives say it isn’t time to celebrate. The distr ...

Athletics could fall under budget axe

High school athletics as we currently know them may not exist next year. Sadly, this may be not a parallel to Chicken Little who constantly uttered the well-known phrase, “The sk ...

$1.8 million cuts could take toll on school district

After the failure of a measure proposed to bring $4 million to the Auburn Union School District over five years, the district is looking at millions of dollars more in potential st ...

Placer County no longer to pay for permanent fillings for needy

Placer County is eliminating many of the dental services it has provided to some of its most needy residents, including free permanent fillings. With warnings that providing only ...

Sierra College finds millions in unanticipated dollars

Higher revenue and less spending led to millions of unanticipated dollars in Sierra College’s coffers this year. Reeling by unexpected changes to the Sierra College operating bu ...