Newcastle Fire Board

Reader Input: Robinson has strong values

Rocky Robinson has been a resident of our community for over 20 years, operating a very successful small business and supporting the Newcastle Fire Protection District. He never ch ...

Reader input: Superintendent fails to keep promise

We attended another Newcastle Fire Board meeting last evening. One of the items on their agenda was “Discuss Public Safety Issue.” We were totally shocked to find out ...

Reader Input: Newcastle schoolchildren put at risk

At Wednesday night’s Newcastle Fire Board meeting, I was appalled to learn that Newcastle Elementary School has insufficient water from the only hydrant available to the scho ...

Reader Input: Fire board labored hard and well

Re: “Grand jury slams former Newcastle fire board,” Journal, June 21. As I read the Auburn Journal’s article on the grand jury report on the former Newcastle Fi ...

Reader Input: Can’t sister cities fight fires?

The ongoing battle between the groups running for election onto the Newcastle Fire Board is ridiculous. Both sides claim “Vote yes, save the station,” “Vote no, s ...

It’s how groups define ‘firehouse’

“Vote yes on K — save the fire station.” Next sign: “Vote no on K – save the fire station.” Confusing? The difference between the two is the ideology. Supporters of Mea ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn home destroyed by fire; Auburn witch; Fall Home Show; ‘Ghost train’ in the canyon and Friday night football

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Noon Hour Update: Schools, businesses look to the future; Newcastle firehouse; Central Square Robot and Placer’s four-sport athlete

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Noon Hour Update: School enrollment numbers; fire board candidates; 13-year-old author and Friday night football

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Another View: Measure B offers a blank check for Newcastle Fire Dept.

Editor’s note: John Brassfield is a Newcastle resident. He was a Newcastle Fire District Board member between 2005 and 2007. He was asked to resign from the board. His column is ...