Grass Valley

Brush clearing doesn’t save homes

Re: “Residents raise money for firebreak,” (Journal, July 8), I continue to be upset by the fact that the fire agencies are not always truthful with the public regarding cleari ...

Build big box stores at airport

In my opinion, the city of Auburn should exercise eminent domain over the Auburn airport area. It’s an excellent place for big box stores. The airplanes can fly out of the Grass ...

Agents seize over 2,000 pot plants

A Rough and Ready area man was arrested for allegedly operating a large-scale marijuana-growing operation out of his home over the past two years. John Gross II, 68, was arrested ...

Our View: Ollar Burris case wasting taxpayer money

Placer County has spent way too much time and energy seeking to punish former Planning Commissioner Michelle Ollar Burris. After two-and-a-half years of investigation, and hundre ...

New dog law not the answer

As a concerned neighbor and frequent visitor and spender of money in the City of Auburn and member of the Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of America, I am against the breed specifi ...

Services cut at Chapa De health clinic

Chapa De, a health care clinic specializing in services to Native Americans, has temporarily cut some programs. “We’ve been hit hard by the economic downturn like everyone el ...

Too soon to gauge AB 32

In response to the first of several conclusions made by Joe Parisi in his May 3 letter to the Auburn Journal regarding the impacts of AB 32, California’s clean-air program, signe ...

Gottschalk return great news for Auburn, shoppers

Welcome back, Gottschalks. This week’s startling announcement that the defunct department store chain will rise from the ashes of bankruptcy should have Auburn shoppers dancing ...

Another View: Costco" Wal-Mart" Consider ‘other’ options, poll says

The votes are in and, well, it’s a split decision on what consumers want on the Bohemia Retail project property off Highway 49 in North Auburn. In a highly unscientific, weeklon ...

Transform that ‘death bridge’

I’m very sorry to say that we have lost another human being from the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge (Journal, March 24). How many more people do you need to see jump to their deaths fr ...