Foresthill

Home sweet home, area teams gear up home playoff games

Home court advantage may be one of the most overhyped aspects in all of sports but when four area girls basketball teams host first-round CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff games toda ...

The Technovore: Tablet computing a fixture of commerce, entertainment

I have yet to tap its full potential, but the iPad 2 The Technovore found under the tree in 2011 has been getting a lot of use lately. And I’m not the only one. The rest of the ...

Pro-choice is not pro-death

In this day and age we have violence, hatred and a slew of economical problems. If you’re able to successfully raise a child, I applaud you. I, however, am in no position to rais ...

Citizen’s Advisory Committee a sham?

I am very disappointed with Leo Havener, the Foresthill Public Utility District general manager, and his attempt to orchestrate a Citizen’s Advisory Committee (CAC) to make reco ...

‘Thou shalt not kill’ a commandment

As you traveled around Foresthill or Auburn recently, you may have noticed hundreds of white crosses in front of various churches or on other private property. Some 400 crosses wer ...

Wells Fargo closing branch but leaving ATM in Foresthill

Foresthill’s only bank will close March 2. The Wells Fargo branch on Racetrack Street will be consolidated into the bank’s three Auburn locations, spokeswoman Julie Campbell s ...

Another View: Auburn fits in well with District 5

When I ran for Placer County supervisor, my main objective was to make the board more accessible and responsive to community input. For the past three years, I have worked diligent ...

Oakmont's Garcia, Vista girls are second at state meet

FRESNO -- Del Oro High School junior Trevor Stephens made it onto the top-10 podium by one second. Oakmont junior Karlie Garcia missed a state championship by one second. And Vista ...

ADA guidelines must be followed

The front-page article regarding ADA compliance (Journal, Nov. 11) should have been on the editorial page. It appears to be an opinion piece and not an unbiased news article based ...

Please support local sports

Re: The recent article (Journal, Nov. 6) about snowboard program “woes.” For all public high and middle schools, after-school sports are not “pay to play” anymore but “p ...

Hawver Cave talk a stunner

The Auburn Journal should be proud to report the turnout of people for the presentation of latest information regarding Hawver Cave given by Gene Lorance Friday, Nov. 4 in the Aubu ...

Placer Union flexes football power

Each year before the Christmas lights go up, football stadiums light up the autumn sky in the foothills. Home playoff games have become an annual tradition at Placer High, Del Oro ...

Overcharge story helped

Thank you very much for publishing the article about Raley’s double-charging credit cards on the front page of the Wednesday (Nov. 9) paper. Although we weren’t happy about alm ...

Good luck to the Wildfires

Congratulations to the Foresthill High School varsity football team for going undefeated this year in league play and for winning the school’s first football league title. Specia ...

Playoff Push

The release of brackets for the upcoming CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs will be this Saturday afternoon and at least for this year anyway, it appears that less equals mo ...