Penryn

Last call to stop 150 apartments

This is your last chance to be heard regarding the 150 Orchard apartments proposed for Penryn. Please write a letter to the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors this week if you op ...

Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee

“Out of the blue” comes this letter from the State of California saying “Be Prepared!” Apparently, we have been “chosen” as Placer County property owners to pay a new ...

Workers save dazed raptor

Commendations to the South Placer Municipal Utility District employees who, on Sept. 13, stopped on Taylor Road to pick up an injured hawk, sitting seemingly stunned, alongside the ...

May supervisors do right thing

Re: the Orchard at Penryn Project: The entire Placer County planning establishment sold out to the developer to no one’s amazement. They totally ignored the Community Plan and ...

Truck flips over on Interstate 80 near Penryn

A red Ford truck rolled over onto its top on the side of westbound Interstate 80 near Penryn at around 4:17 Thursday afternoon. According to California Highway Patrol reports and c ...

Project wrong for Penryn

What? Out-of-town developers have been approved to build 150 apartments on just 15 acres in our quiet, rural burg of Penryn (“150-unit Penryn residential complex passes Place ...

Protect land and wildlife

As a Penryn resident, I am very concerned that the Orchards at Penryn’s 150 apartments will have too much of an impact on our rural atmosphere. I do not feel that this project w ...

Speak out against Penryn apartments

I cannot imagine how anyone would vote to change the complete ambiance of our wonderful wooded community to concrete and remove our wonderful trees to build 150 condos that we do n ...

Noon Hour Update: Search continues for missing man; house fire update; gluten-free diets and homemade jams

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&rsqu ...

Noon Hour Update: Dangerous crosswalk near school, catching up with Crystal Costa; PCWA reaches water deal and county infrastructure

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’ ...

Fire destroys Penryn house, closes UP tracks

AUBURN CA - Fire engulfed a Penryn house Thursday night, forcing temporary closure of an adjacent stretch of Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Newcastle and Loomis. Penryn Fire ...

Placer County process broken

Given Placer County’s officials’ unrelenting attempts to dump high-density housing in Penryn (the most recent being the approval of the Orchards at Penryn Project) and their re ...

Prescription can fight depression

I’d like to address the concerns one of your readers has concerning psychotropic drugs (“Psychiatry behind shooters,” Reader Input, Aug. 5).They’re certainl ...

Obama on ballot illegally

Thank you for a very thought-provoking article (“Locals ask Sheriff to investigate Obama,” Journal, May 9).The Obama supporters would like you to think that this is a m ...

Staff advocated for developer

On June 28 the (Placer County) Planning Commission approved The Orchard at Penryn (150 apartments on Penryn Road), one of five agenda items. The commissioners had three workdays t ...