Marilyn Jasper

Getting to know the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills

The Journal sat down with Rosemary Frieborn, humane officer, and Marilyn Jasper, board member of the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills, to discuss the role the society plays i ...

Sierra Club Placer Group reflects on 20-year milestone

The specter of farm lands transformed into housing developments, strip malls and busy highways was the spark that initiated the creation of the Sierra Club’s Placer Group two dec ...

Group hosting bear education

Local residents can get an education in living harmoniously with bears at an upcoming meeting. The Sierra Club Placer Group is scheduled to host its general meeting at 7 p.m. Sept ...

Sierra Club organizes trash cleanup in Auburn

The Sierra Club Placer Group is planning a two-hour trash cleanup of Auburn on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as part of the 2010 National Day of Service.  Volunteers are asked to me ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...

Youth deer hunt drama

The hunt is on. A week after a state official said a controversial “special” Granite Bay-area deer hunt was off the table, details are emerging of another proposal — this tim ...

Placer winery ordinance needs to be revised

Placer County’s wine tasting ordinance controversy centers on the taking and using of privately maintained roads for public commercial use. Wineries claim that wine bars and sa ...