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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 ...

Auburn State Recreation Area future-funding efforts continue

With $1.11 million in U.S. Bureau of Reclamation funding pledged for 2011 and 2012, efforts to protect and maintain the 26,000-acre Auburn State Recreation Area continue to focus o ...

Something wrong with pay

I just finished reading the article, Rocklin OKs $227,000 contract for (Rocklin’s) new city manager (Journal, Dec. 20). In the (Journal) dated Dec. 12, I also read the article ...

Electioneering blamed for sending second Auburn Capitol Corridor train off track

Jim Holmes is stepping down as chairman of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority board happy with on-time performance of trains but still seeking a second round trip for the ...

Emergency funds for Placer County childcare

Two local agencies have approved funds for low-income childcare in the county. On Oct. 8 Gov. Schwarzenegger vetoed legislation providing state funding for child care services for ...

Auburn State Recreation Area funding issues to be on front burner at forum

With the threat of the federal funding tap being turned off for the Auburn State Recreation Area, Placer County and Auburn officials are providing a public forum Tuesday to conside ...

Lack of funds cutting back on meals, rides for seniors

A local senior aid organization is cutting back several of its programs due to a lack of 100 days worth of funding. Seniors First is based in Auburn, but serves seniors througho ...

Placer County, Auburn Recreation District in brouhaha over Hidden Falls meeting notification

Placer County has set a date for the Board of Supervisors showdown over Hidden Falls Park. But the decision to schedule it July 27 is being made in the middle of a swirl of accusa ...
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