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Another View: Adult literacy in Placer County

A local business owner in her mid-30s recently contacted the Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS) requesting tutoring. She did not know how to read and wanted to help her son with ...

Deputies nab suspected North Auburn tool thief

A homeless man has been arrested in connection with a hoard of tools and equipment allegedly stolen from the Placer County maintenance yard. Forty-five-year-old Anthony George Pav ...

Patrols out in force for DUI

Am I good to drive? Think carefully about it before climbing behind the wheel this holiday weekend – or anytime for that matter. Between college and high school graduations ...

Reader Input: Let’s win the war on poverty

After reading “All those years ago” in Wednesday’s (May 20) edition, I am reminded that President Johnson’s economic opportunity act encompassed more than j ...

Fire funding reaches 'desperate' levels

“I’m sorry to be bringing all of this to your house this morning, but I think the significant point is that we are desperate,” Fire Chief Ian Gow said to Placer C ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 20 and 27, 1965

‘Meter maid’ to replace popular city patrolman City manager Robert K. Rogers announced this week that he plans to recruit a woman to mete out parking tickets, thus re ...

Adventure program reaches out to teens

For some teens, a sense of direction and the resources to find their way are the missing pieces of life’s puzzle. After living through some of the hardships facing many teen ...

New hires bolster ranks at Auburn Police Department

There has been a steady stream of new faces and new energy at the Auburn Police Department in the last few months. Since March, three new police officers have joined the departmen ...

Starbucks pulling Ethos water sourcing out of Placer, state

Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a fourth ...

Senior center moving to Downtown Auburn

The Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center is approaching July with a new vision of the future after signing a lease on Downtown Auburn office space. The senior center’s move end ...