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Newcastle Fire came through

My name is Ron Kester and I have lived in Newcastle, off of Uncle Joe’s Lane, for 40 years. Over those years I have come to appreciate and respect our local fire department, but ...

Our View: Collaboration, urgency key to canal repairs

Ironic that in a year of record snowfall and drenching rains, Auburn and Placer County face a water emergency larger than any drought in recent memory. What’s worse is the respo ...

System ready to WARN

When Bettamae Butts received a call last week that an escaped jail inmate was lurking in the area, one of the first things she did was go to the window. “I wanted to see what I ...

Signs should tell motorists to call local agency, not 911

Since our daughter wrote a letter about reporting drunk drivers to 911 (“Calling 911 to report drunken driver a joke,” Your Views, June 10), she has been swamped with calls fro ...