Newcastle

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 20 and 27, 1965

‘Meter maid’ to replace popular city patrolman City manager Robert K. Rogers announced this week that he plans to recruit a woman to mete out parking tickets, thus re ...

Newcastle slaying: Olive grower’s triumph turns to tragedy

Carlo Yandolino died just as his dream was coming true. Yandolino, 58, was shot to death Thursday as he sat in his car at his home on a rural foothills road. His death came durin ...

Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Victim ID'd in rural Newcastle shooting death as suspect's father

A man shot and killed at a rural Newcastle residence Thursday was identified today by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino. Carlo Yandolino, 58, d ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

Newcastle Cemetery upgrade to alter hours

NEWCASTLE — Visitors to the Newcastle Cemetery may have to make some adjustments when it comes to paying their respects to loved ones in the coming months. Upgrades planned ...

Reader Input: Change what you don’t want to see

If you are driving down the road and see a homeless person pooping on the sidewalk or if you are driving down the road and see a homeless person walking down the middle of Highway ...

Reader Input: We must unite with same zeal

I was a child during World War II. Our entire lives were devoted to winning the war. We totally accepted rationing of food and other scarcities. Government posters with a soldier ...

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 ...