North Highlands

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Oct. 22 and 29, 1964

State hunting firebug who set big forest fire The fierce forest fire which began near Butcher Ranch Sept. 19 and threatened Auburn two days later was deliberately set, the State ...

Reader Input: Abolish ACA immediately

One has to believe the fact that 75 - 85 percent of U.S. citizens know this bill, generated by one man’s vision, who believes in socialist medical care more than the people w ...

Reader Input: Forget new tax; we pay enough

Lately, there has been talk of special interests placing an oil tax on the ballot in 2016. The Legislature has repeatedly introduced bills proposing an oil tax, but they never ma ...

Reader Input: Support efforts to help planet

The Earth’s climate is getting warmer and humans are responsible. That’s not my opinion, that’s a fact supported by more than 97 percent of climate scientists. ...

Marinoble's fighter Griffin wins MMA welterweight pro belt

PLACERVILLE - Max Griffin waited three hours before it was his turn to step into the cage Saturday night and took just 52 seconds to win his first professional mixed martial arts c ...

Clowning around: Elephant man builds his smile machine

Andy Swan wonders aloud these days why it took him so long to convert his 1992 Ford Festiva into a car that now gets 20 laughs per gallon. The car is an eyeball-straining, over-th ...

Meeting tonight on Ophir concrete batch plant plan

A North Highlands business’s plan to build a concrete batch plant on a 5-acre site in Ophir will get a public airing tonight. The plan is drawing fire from nearby residents, inc ...