Newcastle

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 ...

Reader Input: Winery dispute isn’t about agriculture

It was sad to read Gus Thomson’s story about the foreclosure of the Green Family Winery in Tuesday’s Auburn Journal (“Placer’s pioneering Green Family Winer ...

Reader Input: Winery noises disturb peace

It is unfortunate that the Green family are losing their property. What I have learned over the years in attending numerous public hearings on the winery ordinance is that most win ...

Just when you think you have finally arrived ...

The Time Traveler: It would appear that once again my Portuguese Partner has abandoned the field and left me holding the bag in regards to the writing of this column. Whether or no ...

Brake-light outage leads to three mail-theft arrests in Penryn

A late-night traffic stop in rural Placer County uncovered a mail-theft crime spree by a trio of Sacramento women, authorities allege. Three women in a car pulled over in Penryn f ...

Newcastle is kind of like Mayberry with an attitude

Robin Enos: I’m back filled with remorse for not being here to help my co-writer with our first column, but I had very important business in the southland. I can’t say ...

Reader Input: Shoppers will take their business down the hill

It is really sad that Costco has pulled out of the agreement but you can’t blame them (“Costco terminates option on North Auburn store site,” Journal, Feb. 11). ...

Newcastle crash injures driver on Highway 193

The California Highway Patrol was investigating a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 193 in Newcastle that sent the driver to hospital and slowed traffic. The cra ...

For area fire districts, funding outlook bleak

It all comes down to money, or a lack there of, for six area fire districts. Mounting operational cost and dwindling revenues are signaling dire times ahead. Talk with those at th ...

Reader Input: Look within, help homeless veterans

Our veterans need Placer County to back them like never before. It is important that everyone understand that they can make a difference for our homeless veterans by becoming part ...

Another View: Arrogance triumphs over intellect

It has been decided by someone on the Auburn Journal staff that Newcastle should be better represented with a column once or twice a month. Inasmuch as Robin and I currently host t ...

Reader Input: Denialists will be mocked

Another blast of fact-free fantasizing from Mr. (Les) Polette (“Expand our use of fossil energy,” Reader Input, Jan. 29). The data and science of atmospheric carbon d ...

Reader Input: Too soon to quantify carbon cap cost

If Mr. (John R.) Miller is going to complain about how gasoline taxes are used, he should start with some accurate facts (“Gasoline taxes squandered,” Reader Input, Jan ...