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Reader Input: Is fire board deceptive?

I am very puzzled by the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board. They know that a discretionary project like a new fire station requires compliance with the California Environmen ...

After 123 years, Auburn church belfry topped by cross in time for Christmas

It was 123 years ago that the congregation of Auburn’s St. Luke’s Episcopal Church celebrated the opening of their new church – just in time for Christmas. Fast ...

New, wider Caltrans snowplow debuts on Interstate 80

  Caltrans is alerting the public that a new, wider snowplow rig will go into service during Thursday’s forecast storm. According to Caltrans spokeswoman Rochelle Jenk ...

Auburn Recreation District close to sealing deal on new parks

  The Auburn Recreation District is closing in on an agreement to secure a prime piece of parkland in North Auburn from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The 22-acre parcel is ...

New Rocklin Police chief named - Ronald Lawrence

Ronald Lawrence has been named Rocklin’s next police chief. Effective April 1, Lawrence will assume the title of police chief, following current Police Chief Mark Siemens’ re ...

Barry headed to New Mexico State

Highly recruited basketball star Remi Barry told the Auburn Journal Tuesday he has committed to New Mexico State University. The 6-7, 200 pound forward from France graduated from ...

Wild animal rescue group opening Loomis HQ

Gold Country Wildlife Rescue is opening its first intake center and – in a growth mode – looking for a few good volunteers. The 28-year-old organization has always relied on h ...

Supes appoint Spears as Placer assessor

Retired Placer County assessor Bruce Dear’s choice as successor was chosen Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors over a field of 12 other applicants. Assistant Assessor Kristen Sp ...