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Milton makes Dean’s List, graduates

Bethann Milton of Newcastle was among 200 students recognized at University of Jamestown,s 109th Commencement ceremony on May 9 at the Jamestown Civic Center. Milton was named to ...

Local vintners reap honors at State Fair

Talking to Bill Betts, Larry Carducci, Chris Hamm and Gary Mandolfo about their hobby is a little bit like taking a ride on a runaway train – a wine train, that is – bu ...

Media Life: Of Weimar TB cemetery, Star Wars, Constable Jack’s

A massive effort since 2012 to document the 1,000-plus graves at what was once the Weimar Sanatorium for tuberculosis sufferers has yielded a book that should provide some good rea ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, July 15 and 22, 1965

Auburn boy on ship adrift in Atlantic A memorable year in Germany as a foreign exchange student had an exciting climax for Lauren Ratkoviak of Auburn when the liner bringing him ...

Reader Input: Community comes together for Scout

Early Saturday morning, June 27, Alden Brock, a 13-year-old Boy Scout from the Rosemont area of Sacramento, was caught in an unexpected flash flood in the backcountry at Philmont S ...

Reader Input: Auburn Dam could save lives

In regards to James Coe’s letter, “How a drought saved Sacramento” (Reader Input, July 7), he is correct in that it saved Downtown and South Sacramento, but it di ...

Reader Input: Show brought tears to eyes

I’ve lived in the Auburn area for 37 years. I’ve been going to the Fourth of July fireworks ever since. (This year) was the best show ever! It lasted awhile and the ...

Another View: Every day is a welcome home

A good friend tells me that everything we put into the universe comes back to us, whether it’s positive or negative. I’m beginning to think she’s right, but I&rsq ...

Our View: Conservation or better management?

As California enters the fourth year of one of the worst droughts in its history, the topic of water, the lack thereof and what lies ahead is of great concern. We can all save wa ...

Reader Input: Cut candidate spending

Mark Jensen of Newcastle’s letter of June 7 is so right-on (“Politicians and celebrities lack honesty”). Who will make Hillary (Clinton) obey the law? No one, i ...

Burglaries shock Newcastle residents

NEWCASTLE -- A string of mid-day burglaries has Newcastle residents on edge and watching for suspicious behavior in their normally quiet neighborhoods. At least three residences w ...

Reader Input: Boutique conservation efforts lose sight

Mr. (Jack) Sanchez writes as a spokesperson for the inappropriately named SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) which claims it will “save” the Auburn salmon ...

Reader Input: California should end death penalty

The conservative, Republican legislature of the conservative Republican State of Nebraska recently applied conservative, Republican principles to the death penalty and voted to abo ...

Not guilty plea in slaying of Newcastle olive ranch owner

ROSEVILLE – Accused of murder in the May 14 shooting death of his father in Newcastle, Robert Carlo Yandolino pleaded not guilty to the charge in a brief Placer County Superi ...

Fire funding reaches 'desperate' levels

“I’m sorry to be bringing all of this to your house this morning, but I think the significant point is that we are desperate,” Fire Chief Ian Gow said to Placer C ...