Newcastle

News of Newcastle, but first a trip down a Big Sur memory lane

Robin Enos: Wow! It’s almost Sunday again. Radio show to do Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on KAHI a.m. radio, voice of the foothills. This column to write. So much wreak to havoc. I&rs ...

Reader Input: Road project creates carnage

Your headline, “Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway,” (Journal, April 22) almost says it all. What you didn’t mention i ...

Reader Input: Scaffolding not up to snuff?

Had some time this morning and as always I read the comment section of the Journal. But what caught my eye was a story about the New Auburn Airport sign on page A2 (“New Au ...

Reader Input: Water before high-speed rail

To add to the letter by John W. Little, Newcastle (“Of pie, rye and a dearth of water,” Reader Input, April 10): The Sorek Desalination Project in Israel was built in ...

Reader Input: Of pie, rye and a dearth of water

I don’t claim to be the sharpest knife in the drawer, but a few things have come to my attention. 1. The high-speed train, in my opinion, is a loser. I foresee an empty tra ...

Reader Input: Death verdicts squander funds

District Attorney Scott Owens is squandering taxpayer money pursuing death verdicts while our libraries are closing for lack of funds. California has 751 men and women on death r ...

Reader Input: Valley View is accessible

While I empathize with the plight of Mr. (David) Mackenroth and his neighbors who live along Valley View Drive in Newcastle, his claim that the school traffic makes “their ho ...

Reader Input: New site should be considered

Regarding the Newcastle school traffic, perhaps another site would be even better than another road. The Newcastle road and sidewalk infrastructure isn’t sufficient for such ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 25 and April 1, 1965

Skateboards OK, but not on busy streets Police Chief Herschel Young this week urged parents whose children are skateboard buffs to have the youngsters use their raucous toys in s ...

Reader Input: Tiny wineries need events to survive

The bankruptcy of Green Family Winery (“Placer’s pioneering Green Family Winery to be sold at bank sale,” Journal March 3) only substantiates what “saveplac ...