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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 ...

Reader Input: NorCal lacks sufficient voice

Of concern to all of us are the issues of political representation and taxation. It is a fact that Los Angeles County has 10 times the number of representatives in Sacramento than ...

4-H-ers take to Placer High School for event

To hear it from those involved in a modern-day 4-H club, youths learn much more than the livestock rearing skills of days gone by. In today’s 4-H program, building skills in ...

Reader Input: Tiny wineries need events to survive

The bankruptcy of Green Family Winery (“Placer’s pioneering Green Family Winery to be sold at bank sale,” Journal March 3) only substantiates what “saveplac ...

Reader Input: Winery noises disturb peace

It is unfortunate that the Green family are losing their property. What I have learned over the years in attending numerous public hearings on the winery ordinance is that most win ...

Winery growth issues fermenting in Placer County

There will be plenty of time and opportunities for vintners and grassroots groups to weigh in on winery rule changes that could be coming to Placer County this year. And the Place ...

Call to readers: Winery growth

Do you favor winery growth in Placer County? Tell us why or why not. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include you ...

New report sheds light on Placer, Nevada County homeless laws

A new study is shedding new light on 58 cities in California and how they have enacted laws that impact the homeless. According to the Western Regional Advocacy Project’s &l ...