Penryn

Noon Hour Update: Penryn burglaries; Robbers Fire evacuees return and new school meal standards

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're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Penryn residents circulate burglary warning letter

Residents in Penryn sent out a letter warning neighbors about a string of burglaries that have allegedly occurred over the past two weeks in the rural area. Dena Erwin, spokesper ...

Penryn project a costly error

As a taxpayer, I am appalled by the decision of the Placer County Planning Commission to approve the 150-apartment complex on Penryn Road, called the Orchard at Penryn (“150- ...

Apply rules across board

The political cartoon in the July 4 issue of the Auburn Journal captures the upset of the community about the 10 dwellings per acre Orchard at Penryn development, but isn’t c ...

Noon Hour Update: Local reaction to Supreme Court decision; teen driver safety; apartments in Penryn; world travelers and Olympic trials

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're working on for our Friday edition ...

Another View: Let's protect Auburn from fire

John Adams once wrote, ?Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions they cannot alter the state of facts and eviden ...

Regy Bronner is in touch

I see that Beth Gaines got a big spread in the Auburn Journal touting her (Americans with) Disability Act ?reform,? Assembly Bill 1878. I did some research, found that her bill wa ...

Our View: Holmes pick for District 3 race

When it comes to a local elected leader, it?s important that the person elected to fill that position is connected to the community and is knowledgeable on local issues, among othe ...

Knight Obama to the rescue

You know you are a weak and failed president when one of the highlights of your presidency will be saving a girl from some mean old talk show host. As if the country is well along ...

Measure B a grand sum

Our family has lived in Newcastle over 40 years. We have been active in 4-H, Long Valley Grange, have supported raising money for our local kids. We love our community and all the ...

Measure B benefits all

Re: “Measure B deserves ‘yes,’” I agree with Elinor Petuskey (Reader Input, Feb. 28). I am dismayed that the people of Newcastle are even debating the value of their own Ne ...

Measure B cost unjustified

The proponents of Measure B in Newcastle use skyrocketing insurance costs as a scare tactic and challenge you to call your insurance agent. So I did. My agent told me that he asks ...

Too many questions remain for a yes vote from me

Mr. Smith of Newcastle (Auburn Journal, Feb. 15) stated that he is “convinced” that Newcastle Fire needs additional funds. I don’t know how he became convinced, so please sho ...

Penryn says ‘No’ to building 150-unit apartment complex

More than 100 Penryn residents rallied to protect their rural lifestyle from high-density development. Vocal community members attended the Penryn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) ...

Conference will address nitty-gritty of farming today

Social media, loan programs and finding land to farm will be among the topics at this year’s PlacerGrown Food and Farm Conference on Feb. 4. This is the 17th year for the day-lon ...