Nevada County

Our firefighters deserve support

We are the owners of Auburn Country Florist, located at 10510 Combie Road, Auburn. We want to express our thanks, appreciation and warm feelings to the firefighters — men and wom ...

Another View: You are today's foster parent

When a child needs a temporary home in our county, who will be there to care for them?From time to time, we read or see stories about families who generously provide a home to 10 o ...

Multi-crime spree ends with a life sentence

A Roseville man was sentenced to a life prison term Friday in Auburn for a multi-crime spree last April. Dillon James McMahon, 22, was found guilty in Placer County Superior Court ...

Connect county with 211 service

I thank The Auburn Journal for the article on 211 Placer County (“211 community service call directory proposed for Placer County,” Journal, Jan. 18). Additional information is ...

Conference will address nitty-gritty of farming today

Social media, loan programs and finding land to farm will be among the topics at this year’s PlacerGrown Food and Farm Conference on Feb. 4. This is the 17th year for the day-lon ...

Auburn to again experience ‘Thunder in the Sky’

Despite an aviation disaster at an air race in Reno last September, Auburn’s air fair is scheduled to go off without a hitch. Bernie Schroeder, Auburn’s director of public wor ...

Region needs that Walmart

Being a native daughter of Grass Valley and having lived in Auburn I believe having the Walmart in Auburn will be a great economic boost for both Nevada and Placer counties. Let ...

Another View: Auburn State Recreation Area: In the beginning

Editor’s note: This is the first of two columns from Auburn City Councilman Mike Holmes regarding the Auburn State Recreation Area. The American River canyon has provided rec ...

Ruffalo: Motherlode of unreported nuggets hides in Placer minds

In what sometimes seems eons ago, I had a nightly talk show on a Nevada County radio station. Listeners seemed to like it, for which credit belongs to the format rather than the ...

Cost rises to $350,000 in AtPac lawsuit against Nevada County

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors has approved an additional $100,000 for legal representation in a lawsuit filed by Auburn technology firm AtPac, Inc. in February 2010. The ...