Ophir

Access issues unaddressed

The Baltimore Ravine has too many unanswered questions (Journal, July 14). As far as I know, Union Pacific has not given the green light to allow a bridge over the historic Bloom ...

Another View: Regional park projects need fair funding

Jim Holmes and Jennifer Montgomery, as “our” elected representatives to the Placer County Board of Supervisors, I am asking you to support your local community by leading the c ...

Our View: ARD must lobby supes, using local parks and rec lovers

Now is the time for the Auburn Recreation District to enlist its raving fans and conscientious supporters to rally before the Placer County Board of Supervisors. With a little hel ...

Fire damages home in Ophir

A blaze that started in a fireplace damaged a second-floor bedroom and attic of a home off Wise Road in Ophir Friday afternoon. The two residents were home at the time, but were n ...

Rural character gets paved over

As a life-long resident of Placer County/Newcastle area, I am disturbed that the planning department made the decision to approve the concrete plant in Ophir (Journal, Feb. 12). I ...

Our View: Livingston concrete plant would help pave positive future for Placer County

The Livingston family has come up with a well-thought-out business proposal for the Ophir area. The Placer County Planning Commission should listen to the concerns of residents an ...

Host Lions give generously

A happy letter … I wanted to thank the Auburn Host Lions for their efforts this year with community involvement. The annual Dan Higgins Award was given to the Boys & Girls Club i ...

Batch plant a home-spoiler

I live in the area of the proposed concrete batch plant. I am pro-business, as long as it stays in a business area. I can handle the current retail facilities on Ophir Road, but t ...

Concrete plant no gift to Ophir

Here we go again! A presentation given by the Livingston’s (Concrete Service) people had inconsistent information with the February county meeting. This location is wrong for th ...

Arrogant cyclists increase

I concur with Mr. Chaddock (Reader Input, July 22). I live in the Ophir area. A week ago Saturday as we were driving into Auburn on Bald Hill Road, two male cyclists were off ...

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 ...

Concrete plant will affect all who live and breathe

Today as I read the Auburn Journal, I applauded our supervisors for the traffic control improvements on Highway 49 and the fact that they stand together against the septic system i ...

Fallen oak tree causes water outage in Ophir area

Some residents of the Ophir community off of Wise Road had no water for 24 hours last Wednesday after an oak tree fell on an irrigation canal. About eight homes on Old Cypress Lan ...
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