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All Those Years Ago … from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 8 and 15, 1964

Lad hikes 5 miles in wilds to report father’s death A spunky 9-year-old boy hiked five miles through rugged mountain country last week to report the death of his 30-year-old ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

Reader Input: Event center zoning way off

Zoning ordinances rightfully separate incompatible land uses (“Placer County has new rules for community centers,” Journal, Sept. 3). Because the “community cente ...

Reader Input: Most bicyclists don’t follow the rules

I am so glad you printed the letter “No bike lane, no bike,” (Reader Input, Aug. 10). It’s a very touchy subject because I admire the bicyclists for their dedic ...

Reader Input: Shame the lazy; praise the CEOs

I really like Jerry Johnson’s spirit (“Writer: ‘Put me in charge,’” Reader Input, Aug. 1). He wants to be put in charge of our social programs so he ...

Reader Input: Glutton for punishment?

Just wondering if someone could explain why our County Supervisor Jim Holmes calls the salary that the Placer County Supervisors receive “almost embarrassing” and yet M ...

Placer Republicans poised to endorse local candidates

The Placer County Republican Party will be holding a convention in Loomis on Aug. 23 to select a list of local-government candidates to support in the Nov. 4 election. The 42-memb ...

Reader Input: Thanks, 911, for quick help

I want to thank Loomis firemen and AMR paramedics who responded to my 911 call on July 1. Your immediate response and quick action may have saved my life, and it certainly reduced ...

Horse owners shepherd Placer County’s trails

It’s been an uphill battle, preserving equestrian trails in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state, but a coalition of local horse owners has held the line for thre ...

Reader Input: Missing patriots, not leaders

Let the flag-waving, anthem-singing, we-support-our-troops-from-the-sidelines cheap-shot patriotism have its day. But after the firecracker smoke clears and the ticker tape is swep ...