Newcastle

Public services do not fall from sky

I voted for Measure E, prepared to pay $40 a year for our continued safety. Amazingly, 60 percent of our district voted to keep the equivalent of a few visits to a coffee shop in t ...

Measure K falls short

I supported the Measure B parcel tax for the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) which passed with a 68.7 percent vote. Measure B provides the revenue flow needed to build a ...

Noon Hour Update: Newcastle fire board candidates; roller derby in Auburn and performance-based budgets

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we&rsquo ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn pharmacist found; hay prices climb; weekend stabbing and fire measure reform

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

Too bad world leaders lack guts

You two just keep sticking with that “Grand Old Party” and they will stick it to us, unless one of the three of us is in their league. I Just read something — in Time magazin ...

Phone scam seeks remote computer access

On a recent evening just before dinner, Jana Domondon got a strange phone call at her home in Newcastle: Somehow she had a serious virus on her computer. The caller said he was fro ...

Looking forward to 2013 relay

The 2012 Relay For Life of Auburn has come and gone for another year. I want to express my deep gratitude to all of our sponsors, volunteers, participants, those that have donate ...

Extremists for the right, rich

What a show we have in the Romney-Ryan ticket: Mr. Romney an ecclesiast in the religious cult of Mormonism; Mr. Ryan a devotee of the anti-religious cult of Ayn Rand. Mr. Romney, a ...

Blame the Grand Old Party

I was out of town when your opinion was published so I could not respond in a timely fashion (“US President blatantly lies,” Reader Input, Aug. 15). My Lord, Donna (McC ...