Gov. Jerry Brown

State budget: Brown’s deadline passes

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Now that California lawmakers have missed Gov. Jerry Brown’s self-imposed budget deadline, it remained unclear Thursday when they have to act to meet his dema ...

Our View: Quartz Ridge apartment project doesn’t pencil out

Sometimes, using simple math can be misleading. Sometimes, it can be enlightening, even provocative. In the case of the proposed Quartz Ridge Family Apartments — known formerly ...

Our View: Is this the last we’ll see of Streetscape and redevelopment?

Use it or lose it … or the last waltz? As the city of Auburn spends its remaining redevelopment money on the second phase of the Streetscape project, building improvements and, ...

Our View: When trimming cost, schools are not ‘fat’

Earlier this week the Journal profiled some of the exciting high-tech learning opportunities at Placer Union high schools. Placer High School offers classes in mechatronics and ad ...

County fairs in jeopardy

County fairs are in the bull’s eye as the state looks for ways to cut the budget. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate the $32 million funding for 2012 could put 29 fairs ...

Show support for literacy

One American in five — Americans whose first language is English — cannot read. Sadly, once again local libraries face slashed state funding. Governor (Jerry) Brown’s propose ...

Strip away the extra layers!

Yes! Yes! Yes to (Gov.) Jerry Brown’s proposal. Get rid of all the extra layers of government. Go Brown go! LIZ HART, Auburn

New sign may help promote Auburn

The city of Auburn has a basic plan for how to use its redevelopment funds, and some residents think a new sign is a necessity. The Auburn City Council acting as the Auburn Urba ...