Lake of the Pines

Jim Ruffalo: Times are rife with organizing and recall fever

Apparently the idea of organizing is alive and well, and I’m not talking about the Republican Party’s over-reaching debacle at Ohio. No, all anybody needs to do is look around ...

Ethical public officials cannot be bribed

All of the condemning of Mr. (Kevin) Ring in the bribing case has me disgusted (Journal, Oct. 16). Does anyone else see what’s wrong with this picture? In most cases like this, ...

Scientology book misleads public

I’m extremely disappointed in an article about that ridiculous “Portrait of Scientology” book. It’s just one more piece of garbage written by someone who either doesn’t k ...

Bruins bring it in "Battle"

For Scott Savoie the Battle at the Capital was more than just another football showcase game. As the Bear River High football coach watched his team bury Procter R. Hug from Reno, ...

Lake of the Pines con says he plans to make things right

Some local residents shared their opinions about a Lake of the Pines man’s court case and potential prison sentence after a change of plea Monday. William Lawson Campbell, who w ...

Lake of the Pines alleged conman set to be sentenced

A Lake of the Pines man who faced 29 felony counts for allegedly conning several of his friends and neighbors won’t be seeing a trial. William Lawson Campbell, who was 64 when h ...

She earned her stripes calling the shots

Sylvia Buschmann feels real comfortable in a gym, and she spends a lot of time wearing the black and white striped shirts that dominate her wardrobe. Buschmann is a sports official ...

Jim Ruffalo: A curmudgeon’s finger pointing is never done

Not that anyone may have noticed, but the bulk of my columns — especially in recent weeks — seems to have been bellyaching at somebody or some thing. Now to my way of thinking, ...

Foothills pair in custody after allegedly causing scene, damaging deputy cars in Lake of the Pines

Two local residents were still in custody Monday afternoon after allegedly harassing customers at a Lake of the Pines gas station and kicking out the windows of deputy patrol cars. ...

Controversy-sparking billboard’s back

A California Sun billboard that was vandalized and taken down June 10 is back up in Auburn. The tanning salon’s ad, which features a bikini-clad model at Folsom Lake, was at the ...

Family night shows our best

Once again the community of Auburn put her best foot forward in organizing Auburn Family Night Out. This evening event last Saturday ran seamlessly due to the efforts of the volunt ...

Lake of the Pines alleged conman has case continued again

A Lake of the Pines alleged conman is continuing the court process after some controversy regarding his attorney. William Lawson Campbell, who was 64 when he was arrested in Octo ...

Ruffalo: Peering into Placer Republican workings

Dribbling through the notebook while thinking that if the Sacramento Kings eventually want to move into the Lakers’ market, they’ll get an “aye” vote from the Dallas Maveri ...

Lake of the Pines man set for preliminary hearing

A Lake of the Pines man charged with allegedly taking $650,000 from 50 victims is moving toward a possible trial. William Lawson Campbell, who was 64 when he was arrested in Octob ...

Ruffalo: As in Middle East, revolution brews at Lake of the Pines

Nobody can say I didn’t give the Lake of the Pines board of directors a long enough grace period. When the new board assumed (quaint word, no?) its leadership role last summer, ...