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Georgetown needs new blood
Thursday Oct 25 2012
We are having a very important vote this November for the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District board of directors. The two incumbents running have just rubber-stamped the gene ...
Penny wise and pound foolish
Monday Oct 01 2012
As president of the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District, I have pondered the arguments consuming the board recently. I have thought of a metaphor for the problem. Since mos ...
Dirt bike riders catch air at Mammoth Bar OHV Park
Friday Jul 06 2012
Fun outdoor pastime or complete obsession? For Jeff Barbarick, owner of Auburn Extreme Power Sports, it’s the latter. “I spend as much of my free time as possible ridin ...
Take care behind the wheel of a car
Thursday Jun 21 2012
This will be a first for me. I usually keep my thoughts to myself, but on my way to work the other morning there was a doe that had been hit in the middle of the road. She wasn?t ...
Wolverine seized from Georgetown bar
Wednesday May 09 2012
A mounted wolverine was taken from a Georgetown bar this week, leaving its owner upset and a local watering hole without its main ice breaker. The California Department of Fish a ...
Utility not run in our interest
Thursday Mar 22 2012
The last Georgetown Divide Public Utility District meeting would have been a good comedy skit if it was not our water district. First, the board did not consider waiting for the n ...
Georgetown board spends too much
Thursday Feb 16 2012
At the special meeting on Jan. 31, the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District board was asked permission to hire two new employees. I was shocked that the new employees would be ...
Local educator outlines how to teach dogs English
Friday May 13 2011
Some people have a natural ability to communicate with canines. But for those who don’t, a local author is making it easy. Garden Valley resident Teresa Gary has recently publis ...
Mad as hell at hospital
Wednesday May 11 2011
With regard to the closing of the Auburn Faith Family Birthing Center, I have to agree with most of what that person wrote in last Friday’s Reader Input (Peter Newman, “Let us ...
Mobile veterinarian brings clinic to clients
Thursday Jan 13 2011
Every work day Ariel Menninger climbs into her truck and starts out on a day that will take her 150 or 175 miles round-trip from her home in Auburn. Menninger is a large animal ve ...
Fowler’s TV to sign off by month’s end
Friday Jun 18 2010
A fixture in Auburn since the days of black and white programming, Fowler’s TV is closing at the end of the month. Ken Harper, who purchased the Downtown store nearly 30 years a ...
Effort begun to offer safe rides
Monday May 10 2010
I would like to thank all those who supported us after my daughter Sandra’s death in a car accident in March (Journal, March 12). Thanks to the staff at Skyridge School, Larry G ...
Missing family found safe in Contra Costa County
Wednesday Oct 28 2009
UPDATE -- A missing Georgetown family was found safe in Antioch Wednesday evening. El Dorado County Sheriff’s officials said Sarah Smith called the office at about 5:30 p.m. let ...
Deputies searching for missing Georgetown family
Wednesday Oct 28 2009
Officials are searching for an “at-risk” Georgetown family that has been missing since last week. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s help ...
Motorcyclist hits bear on rural road
Monday Aug 17 2009
Man overcame nature when a motorcyclist collided with a bear Monday morning. At about 5:50 a.m. 47-year-old Carl Strain was driving his red and silver Kawasaki motorcycle on Highw ...
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