Jim Bennett

Keep the senior college courses

Sierra College might soon axe a program that fills baby boomer needs. For several years the community college has supported (and secured a $1 million endowment to operate) the Os ...

Rookie plantsmen till land to stock larder

A year ago, it was pastureland with horses grazing contentedly in the shade of a row of liquidambars. But then someone planted the seed of an idea to turn that patch of unproducti ...

City slammed door on $350K interest savings

The City of Auburn is going to Wall Street to finance its wastewater project (Journal, March 24). That means it may have to pay 6 percent interest like it did with its Streetscape ...

Choose best long-term plan for water treatment

The Auburn City Council should vote to remove its discharge from Ophir Creek. The current situation is and will continue to be the most challenging and costly type of discharge in ...

Ask the PCWA for water conservation rewards

Water costs are on the rise and the Placer County Water Agency can do more to empower customers to avoid future costs through economic incentives. Residents of Auburn have recent ...