Justine Vanderschoot

Falcons, Hillmen fans can donate to assist Detective Mike Davis’s family

Attendees at the Colfax High School football game Friday against Placer High School will be able to donate to the fund set up to financially help the family of Detective Mike Davis ...

Our View: Support our local law enforcement with the Justine’s Fund

We live in the foothills for many reasons. But one is for the escape from the big city and the crime that’s associated with it. Unfortunately though, sometimes we can’t ...

Vanderschoots raise money for local law enforcement agencies

Nine years after her daughter Justine was murdered, Lynette Vanderschoot doesn’t mind when people bring it up. She welcomes the opportunity to reflect on her favorite memories o ...

Noon Hour Update: Trayvon Martin case, Justine Vanderschoot benefit, new charter school, Mega Millions and more

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our weekend editio ...

Senior Spotlight: Alexis Jenkins

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional series spotlighting high school senior projects in the community. Name: Alexis Jenkins Age: 18 School: Del Oro High School What is you ...

Editor's View: Justine’s Fund shows strength of her family and our community

Justine Vanderschoot, a smart, pretty, vibrant 17-year-old, was brutally murdered by her boyfriend and his roommate in September 2003. The cowardly, hideous killing, committed by ...

Benefit dinner honors memory of Justine Vanderschoot

Murder victim Justine Vanderschoot would have celebrated her 24th birthday March 30, but her life was cut short in September 2003 when she was killed by her ex-boyfriend Danny Beze ...

Don’t remind readers of past

I felt it in very poor taste that the Auburn Journal (Jan. 6) used a picture of Danny Bezemer holding a photo of himself and Justine Vanderschoot of whom he was found guilty of mur ...

‘Justine’s Fund’ makes $17,000 in donations to law enforcement, District Attorney

Local law enforcement received a combined $17,000 from a memorial fund named in honor of a Christian Valley murder victim. The Placer County District Attorney’s Office and its V ...

Dugard story reopens wounds for local crime victims’ families

The re-emergence of Jaycee Dugard, missing since 1991, and the horrific details surfacing of what she endured the past 18 years, has brought up strong emotions for local victims of ...