Nevada Street

Water main breaks on Nevada Street

A water main broke below the road on Nevada Street Friday afternoon and caused minor flooding and water service outage to local residents and businesses.  Repairs were t ...

Community Portrait: After 34 years at the library, time at last to read

As of today there will be one less familiar face around the Auburn Placer County Library. Longtime library employee Karri Samson is retiring from the library staff after 34 years o ...

Mom’s Kitchen brings taste of home to Auburn

After eight years in business, a Colfax eatery has relocated to Auburn. Auburn residents Dana and Mick Pappas are opening Mom’s Kitchen Monday on Nevada Street. The Pappases, w ...

Police searching for fight suspects

Auburn police are looking for witnesses of a fight that sent one to the hospital last week after being injured in the altercation and “let go” from a car. On Monday, Sgt. Vict ...

Bus stops need trash cans

Placer County and the city of Auburn may want to install trash receptacles at all of the major bus stops that have a covered waiting area. Without one, the immediate area around e ...

Club and earth offer big ‘thanks’

The Sierra Club Placer Group had an outstanding 2010 Earth Day of Service Auburn Community Clean-Up Day last Saturday, April 24, with volunteers collecting 45 bags of trash in a cl ...

Suggested sites for Auburn retail

Thank you for letting me “vote” since I have no computer (Journal poll, April 14). But after reading the enclosed article (which appeared in the same issue as the “ballot” ...

Power Breakfast unveils a desire for more marketing

While most local business owners who responded to a March 11 “walking survey” said business was OK, close to 20 percent said they are struggling. The feedback from more than 4 ...

Random kindness alive in Auburn

I saw something that warmed my heart today. As I approached the stop sign at Nevada Street, by the Auburn post office, I saw an older gentleman who had lodged his wheelchair on th ...

Time for state, county to look at freeway ramps

Placer County opened the Sunset Boulevard overpass Sunday afternoon, culminating a year-long project to improve traffic safety and congestion along the Highway 65 corridor connecti ...

Police stake-outs should boost safety

Recently, the Auburn Police staked out Nevada Street, near the post office, to ticket speeders. They were there for two weeks. I would see four to five officers at a time at this ...

Nevada Street crash injures driver

The lone female occupant of a vehicle involved in a single-vehicle Nevada Street crash Thursday evening in Auburn was taken to Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital with what Auburn Police ...

Our View: Dear Santa: All we want is a stronger economy

The calendar is winding down and Santa is detailing his sleigh for his nighttime flight. His elves are working overtime in their workshop to deliver all sorts of toys for good litt ...

Book buffs have a friend in Jan Bailey

The monthly Friends of the Library used book sale is a must visit for good deals on books and a great way to donate to a good cause. Funds raised by the used book sale go directl ...

Shopkeeper ‘bought, bought, bought’ his way to junk nirvana

You might have seen him cruising around town in an old, run-down-looking hot rod — a seemingly perfect fit — driving the open-wheel, chopped, topless racecar. Paul Kashuba is ...