Folsom

Gold Country Toy Run happening Dec. 5

Four-wheel drive owners from throughout the region are invited by the Orangevale-based Hi-Landers four-wheel drive club to join it for the 22nd annual 4X4 Gold Country Toy Run at 8 ...

Oppose rights of the child convention

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) may have adverse effects on American families. The CRC was created as “an international commitment to tackle child ...

He’s a walking history of Auburn auto lore

After three years of service in the Korean War, Pat Butler landed in Texas and took a job at a Lincoln/Mercury dealership. “I would walk over to get a filter and the parts guys ...

America needs guaranteed health care for all

We live in the greatest country in the world, yet we do not have healthcare for all. It isn’t a privilege. It is a right. What amazes me is that so many are concerned that the g ...

Support family in its time of loss

I am writing this letter because I am saddened by the comments posted on Auburnjournal.com in response to the May 15 article, “Protesters take to the streets, question police sho ...

Snowpack, mountain water levels are looking promising

The snowpack is back for the Nevada Irrigation District. The Grass Valley-based water supplier reported Monday that end-of-the-month mountain snow measurements contain 95 percent o ...

Similarities between two deadly crimes proves gut-wrenching

There have been many stories that have touched my heart and had an impact on my life. But, after more than seven years in the journalism business I was not prepared for the emotion ...

Richey: Hit Folsom Lake for low water king salmon

Well, there’s not a whole heck of a lot of red hot fishing prospects to tell ya about, but while I was at the International Sportsmen’s Expo last week, I heard from several sou ...

No plans to restrict water in Auburn, officials say

The Placer County Water Agency isn’t suffering from the same water woes now facing Folsom. With its own water supply and storage system, the agency and its 38,000 customers are ...