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Endangered Ophir fire station stays open for now
Wednesday Jun 17 2015
Ophir’s fire station will remain open until at least Jan. 1, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The board approved its annual contract with Cal Fire for fire protect ...
Reader Input: Boutique conservation efforts lose sight
Wednesday Jun 03 2015
Mr. (Jack) Sanchez writes as a spokesperson for the inappropriately named SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) which claims it will “save” the Auburn salmon ...
All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 6 and 13, 1965
Wednesday May 06 2015
Agency boo-boo halts tunnel job By Phil Hindley An apparent boo-boo of the first magnitude by the Placer County Water Agency threw 60 men out of work last weekend when the Ophi ...
Reader Input: Drug dispensers turn a blind eye
Tuesday Apr 07 2015
Regarding the article “Health providers nix role in executions,” (Journal, April 1), I see a shameful double standard on the part the American Pharmacists Association&r ...
Just when you think you have finally arrived ...
Tuesday Mar 03 2015
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 ...
Another View: Annexation poppycock
Friday Jan 30 2015
The City of Auburn is about to engage in an effort to justify an effort to annex North Auburn into the city. An outspoken member of the city council has managed to convince other m ...
All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 19 and 26, 1964
Wednesday Nov 19 2014
Thieves believe in signs – even the big ones Disappearance of the 500 pound slab of redwood that has served as the signboard at the entrance to Squaw Valley State Park sinc ...
Placer County confirms West Nile in deceased woman
Thursday Oct 23 2014
A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...
West Nile top suspect in Ophir woman’s death
Thursday Oct 16 2014
Placer County health officials are calling the weekend death of an Ophir woman a “probable case” of West Nile virus. Joyce Richter passed away Saturday following a mon ...
Reader Input: Bikes present safety issues
Tuesday Aug 12 2014
After seeing the letter “No bike lane, no bike” (Reader Input, Aug. 10) I realized this is a much bigger problem than I had first thought. I live in Ophir and every t ...
Fire scorches 3 acres near Auburn
Friday Aug 01 2014
A late-night fire south of Auburn city limits burned 3 acres of wildland and knocked out power to more than 1,000 homes and businesses before being contained Thursday night. The f ...
Another View: Annexation and déjà vu
Wednesday Jul 16 2014
Yogi Berra makes me laugh and think. He said, “Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.” “When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it.&rdq ...
Local middle schools run for title
Tuesday May 27 2014
More than 400 young athletes hit the Del Oro High School track May 21 in a competition to show that there’s more to running a race than just winning. Competing in the Loomi ...
Ophir’s landmark plaque back in place after theft
Tuesday Apr 29 2014
The plaque stolen from Ophir’s historic monument two years ago has been replaced with a new one. And it took two ceremonies to do it. The initial plaque arrived from the fo ...
Reader Input: Sharing cross a generous act
Thursday Apr 24 2014
What a wonderful surprise on the way to church on Easter Sunday! The draped cross in the yard of the home on Bald Hill and Mt. Vernon really was an awakening to the day of Easter. ...
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