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Highway 49 sidewalks a go after state frees frozen $1 million

  A project to add a sidewalk to a stretch of North Auburn’s Highway 49 is back on track. For the past two years, the state Department of Finance had frozen about $11 ...

Horizon Charter School site upgrades add to $2M budget problem

As a parent who had a student in Horizon Charter Schools’ now-shuttered Accelerated Learning Academy, Treva Saini said she sees a number of problems with how the program in L ...

Reader Input: Why cut funding to our schools?

Re: “School wins $75,000 prize for online video,” (Journal, Dec. 11). This is awesome! Schools definitely need the new technology to captivate students and make them ...

Let's fix up our fairgrounds

On behalf of the Gold Country Fair and the Auburn 49er Lions Club, a big thanks to the Auburn Journal, editor Jenifer Gee and staff writer Sara Seyydin for their assistance with ar ...

Placer County supervisors want new Auburn animal shelter

AUBURN CA - Long-stalled plans to build a new Placer County Animal Shelter in North Auburn have taken an important turn forward with the Board of Supervisors committing more than $ ...

PBS answers to higher authority

Every time I look at the daily TV schedule I get more depressed. What a proliferation of nonsense! Am I the only one who doesn’t care a whit about Charlie Sheen, who thinks Donal ...

Our national parks need funding

Our (U.S.) National Parks (Service) budget has been cut by $100 million with the temporary funding measure passing Congress. Already our parks have a maintenance backlog of $11 b ...

PVL Pipeline: Sports crisis looms for high school athletics

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 ...

Auburn State Recreation Area: Proposed budget includes funding

The Auburn State Recreation Area could be poised to gain more funding if President Barack Obama’s proposed budget is approved. A portion of the possible federal budget allocates ...

Fund public schools fairly

Re: “Public school funding lacks sense,” (Reader Input, Jan. 5). I agree that school funding in California lacks sense. I think that if our state paid more attention to Califo ...