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All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, March 25 and April 1, 1965

Skateboards OK, but not on busy streets Police Chief Herschel Young this week urged parents whose children are skateboard buffs to have the youngsters use their raucous toys in s ...

Reader Input: City bills part of annexation benefit

According to the March 12 front-page story in the Journal, the city is awaiting reimbursement from the county for the Costco lawsuit filed against the county (“City after leg ...

Placer County’s incredible shrinking jobless percentage

Placer County’s jobless rate’s downward trend is continuing, with the unemployment percentage dropping to 5.4 percent. The unemployment rate – which represents 9 ...

Snow levels to impact more than winter sports

The seasonal closure of Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort highlighted the dire situation facing winter sports, but the low snow totals could mean problems for other businesses in the regi ...

Reader Input: Montgomery deserves praise

I’d like to offer my congratulations to Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery who was recently nominated to the National Women in Government Leadership Program. She is ...

Reader Input: Library closures due to pay raise?

So, the residents of Placer County are facing two library closures. The Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries are being considered for closure due to a reported $200,000-plus-a-year ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Keep our libraries open

I have been a Meadow Vista resident for 17 years and am writing to protest the Meadow Vista and Loomis library closings. The Placer County Board of Supervisors is slated to vote on ...

The year 1941 brought World War II to Auburn

World War II came to Auburn just two days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. That’s when men of the Army infantry were rushed here from a camp in Louisiana to protect th ...

City after legal fees in county lawsuit

City legal counsel is looking to “make the city whole” in the legal dispute filed earlier this year against Placer County. When Auburn leadership moved to file the sui ...

Reader Input: So much for the rural lifestyle

I concur with the sentiments of Carol Rubin in the March 5 Journal. (“Winery dispute isn’t about agriculture,” Reader Input). First, recall that in our economic ...