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Cases tossed after racist text allegations emerge against ex-Placer deputy

Allegations of racist and homophobic texting against a Placer County Sheriff’s Office ex-deputy are roiling the county’s legal waters. The Placer County District Attor ...

Drought won’t dry up Placer County’s West Nile disease

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is marking the official start of the season by designating  this week as West Nile virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awaren ...

Reader Input: Road project creates carnage

Your headline, “Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway,” (Journal, April 22) almost says it all. What you didn’t mention i ...

Another View: Unity needed to address homelessness – not criticism of The Gathering Inn

I was extremely dismayed upon reading the April 8 Journal article bearing the headline: “Homeless study: Gathering Inn needs ‘major changes.’ Roseville-based shel ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 22 and 29, 1965

30 days in jail for Mrs. Baima Lillybel Baima, vegetarian, arch foe of tax-supported mental health clinics and governor of the Republic of North California, last week was sentenc ...

Wildfire chars 3 to 5 acres

A vegetation fire in steep terrain prompted a hurried response from fire crews Friday morning near Alta. The wildfire, which was reported in the canyon near Lovers Leap Road aroun ...

Another View: Driving effort for homeless shelter

Barbara Sloan offered her opinion in Sunday’s Letters to the Editor.  It is good we have the freedom to express our views, yet with this freedom there is a responsibilit ...

Rescuers rehearse at dizzying heights

At roughly 730 feet from the canyon floor, the Foresthill Bridge can be difficult for some people to cross without triggering their gut-wrenching fear of heights. But for rescuers, ...

Reader Input: County money could well help

Being a member of one of the hosting churches for The Gathering Inn, it would not be feasible for us to host for a week because of the other outreach commitments that we are commit ...

People in business: Placer County Executive Officer David Boesch receives award

Placer County Executive Officer David Boesch was presented the Public Servant of the Year Award at the North Lake Tahoe 61st Annual Community Awards Dinner March 26. The award is g ...