Placer County

Please explain discordant view

I’m having a difficult time reconciling some of the stated policies of the Republican ticket for 2012. As my first example, I can understand having a moral conviction that result ...

Democrats: Open your eyes

As a Roseville native I can only imagine that the 300 people who attended Barbara Boxer’s speech are not Roseville or Placer County natives. If they were, they would know that Pl ...

McClintock acts like a hypocrite

I have recently become aware of the hypocrisy demonstrated by Tom McClintock, our representative from the 4th District to the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. McClintock was on ...

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 ...

Big Trees Grove northernmost collection of Sequoias

Whether in search of solace or science, a little-known grove of very big trees in Placer County may just be the ticket. Located approximately 45 miles east of Auburn, by way of For ...

Noon Hour Update: Schools double budgeting; Auburn Relay for Life and BASE jumping in Placer County

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 ...

Avoid the 7 Placer DUI Task Force set for crackdown on impaired driving

If you drink and drive in Placer County beware, the Avoid the 7 Placer County DUI Task Force is joining with law enforcement throughout the state for the "Drive Sober or Get P ...

Community Portrait: Shaw loves animals, but cats are her passion

In front of Animal Spay & Neuter (ASN) in North Auburn sits a car with the personalized license plate reading MEOWS 4, and within minutes it is easy to guess whose car claims t ...

Noon Hour Update: Lightning strikes stoke fire fears; Robbers Fire update; woman recovering from injury and city council emails

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 Tuesday editio ...

"Snowy white" wasn't climate

Last month at the Confluence Festival, I helped man the Auburn Democratic Club tent. Jack Uppal, our candidate for U.S. Congress was there to meet and greet. When Jack left, I was ...