North Auburn

Auburn City Council balks at 40 percent sewer rate increase

Fearing that residents’ money could be flushed down the drain, Auburn city council members stopped short Monday of backing efforts to consolidate the county’s sewage tr ...

Placer County challenged over eviction plans

The future is uncertain for Maria Murguia as Placer County moves to evict tenants of North Auburn’s Bell Garden Apartments and tear down two 68-year-old buildings. Murguia has li ...

Another View: Decision near on wastewater project

Since taking office in January 2005, I have invested significant time and energy to find cost-effective and reliable solutions to meet North Auburn’s wastewater compliance requir ...

Community Portrait: Hospice volunteer fulfilled by this ‘honor and privilege’

Fifteen years ago Theresa Fultz retired from a career in mortgage banking. Fultz is an outdoorsy person and for a while in retirement she busied herself with hiking, skiing, snowsh ...

Behind the Signature: Geary C. Tiffany

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Geary C. Tiffany Lives in: North Auburn, with wife Marysue, since retiring three years ago. The Tiffanys have a son and ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

Intersection calls for added safety

Last Friday, Aug 19, the world changed for many people. There was another unfortunate and preventable traffic accident on Highway 49 at the intersection with Lone Star Road in Nor ...

Ranches reach out to special needs’ riders

As a survivor of breast cancer, Honey Cowan says she wants to reach out to others who are dealing with the disease. She and her husband own “C”-Horse Ranch in North Auburn, whi ...

Another View: Investing in future remains a priority

Motorists traveling along Highway 65 may have noticed a massive construction project west of the highway at the northern edge of Roseville. The project is a new jail being built by ...

Community Portrait: An aptitude for fixing things carries him through

Auburn’s Bill Carpenter has lived a lot of life in his 76 years. He has the looks and has the energy of a man 10 years his junior; he has seen many things over the years and has ...

Savvy shopper opens Blue Moon Apparel

Diane Stanbury was a buyer in the retail clothing business for more than 30 years. Now she is putting that expertise to use as the owner of Blue Moon Apparel. She opened her first ...

Behind the signature: Paul T. McDaniel

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Lives in: North Auburn Job: Retired from U.S. Air Force having served in Vietnam; retired from McClellan AFB logistics; ...

Our View: Wal-Mart tax money should stay

Whether you hail its arrival or are planning a boycott, Wal-Mart is coming to town. While there is a pending lawsuit challenging the environmental report for the project’s site ...

Deterioration in Wal-Mart wake

Now Wal-Mart has a website to hype (its) new store and rub our faces in it (Journal, April 26). Talk about audacity! Shoved down our throats for the sake of more sales tax revenue ...

In 67 years you see crazy driving

Traveling northwest on Bell Road in North Auburn, with my left-turn signal blinking, I slowed down to make a left turn into my driveway. A glance in the rear-view showed a yellow ...