Newcastle

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 ...

Reader Input: Gasoline taxes squandered

Recently, the gasoline tax was increased another 10 cents in California. The gas tax is supposed to go for road building. It does not. Since the ’90s gas taxes have bee ...

Reader Input: Thinking small harms Auburn

I believe it is time that the city fathers wake up to the fact that Auburn is no longer a small town nor a community that can hold back progress. Years ago when there were folks wh ...

Reader Input: Build what reaches the soul

Re: “Auburn to sue Placer over Costco,” Journal, Jan. 13. First of all, I want to say I think the Auburn city lawsuit is in order, but I am not sure about the underly ...

Newcastle Fire Station gains traction

“Minor setbacks” are all that stand in the way of a new fire station for the Newcastle area, according to advocates. And while these advocates admittedly feel as if th ...