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Television broadcast pioneer Bel Lange set the bar high

Bel Lange was a household fixture from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s. Those fortunate enough to have a television in those early years tuned in to then-Stockton-based KOVR ...

PG&E wants Auburn’s residents below dams to be prepared for break

They’re Auburn’s sleeping giants and will likely stay that way. But about 280 residents and businesses downstream of the Halsey Afterbay Dam in Christian Valley near A ...

Check the wildlife code before you sell or trade that trophy mount

Mounted deer heads. Moose. Elk. A largemouth bass appearing to be in its natural habitat. Two quail or ducks, geese, pheasants and so many others can be beautifully mounted and pro ...

Auburn canyon no wilderness

As a water resources engineer and former Auburn resident married to a third-generation Auburn native, I had to chuckle at the sub-header on the article regarding the funding pact f ...

Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River

Placer County supervisors have added their clout to opposition against a possible Garden Bar dam in the Bear River canyon north of Auburn. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to s ...

Nevada Irrigation District studying alternatives to Garden Bar dam

Nevada Irrigation District is looking at alternatives to a possible Bear River dam being seriously considered by the South Sutter Water District. With continuing concerns being vo ...

Placer Fish & Game panel asking supes to join Garden Bar dam opposition

Placer County’s Fish & Game Commission is adding its voice in opposition to a dam on the Bear River north of Auburn. And it wants the Board of Supervisor to oppose the project t ...

Backers up Garden Bar dam ante, raising new concerns

A new study showing a potentially even larger dam than originally envisioned on the Bear River near Auburn is creating a new round of concerns from land preservation groups. Both ...

McClintock, kindly keep out of way

Tom McClintock’s response to President (Barack) Obama’s State of the Union address is exactly why he does not speak for me as he apparently does for Kathy Twisselmann (Reader I ...

Auburn dam an absurd idea

Re: “Could dam plan be back?” (Journal, Dec. 2). It is absurd that Auburn is even thinking of getting a dam. It cost $6- to $10 billion. The government is wondering why they a ...