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Placer County on alert for measles spread

Ebola. Influenza. And now the measles. The last six months have seen concern ebb and flow as the threat of an outbreak emerges. The latest is measles. The state Department of Pu ...

Reader Input: Is Costco fight revenue-linked?

Has anyone really looked into why the City of Auburn does not want Costco in the (Placer) County? How about the fact that Costco is planning to install about 20 gas pumps? Think th ...

New police officer comes aboard in Auburn

The city police department has bolstered its ranks with a new officer, who was sworn in during a Tuesday morning ceremony. Officer Philip Isetta, the latest employee of the Auburn ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Reader Input: Imperative that we save libraries

Front-page news in the Auburn Journal, Jan. 15 edition,  showcases closure of our Meadow Vista library (“Meadow Vista library targeted for closure”). This closure ...

Reader Input: Stop the sham and fix the dam!

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County. It strives to be ...

Reader Input: Build what reaches the soul

Re: “Auburn to sue Placer over Costco,” Journal, Jan. 13. First of all, I want to say I think the Auburn city lawsuit is in order, but I am not sure about the underly ...

Ceremony celebrates mandarin orchard preservation

No lot splits. Always destined to stay in agriculture. A 47-acre ranch in the foothills between Auburn and Lincoln that has been producing mandarins since the 1970s was celebrated ...

Reader input: Costco lawsuit makes sense

I think the City of Auburn’s lawsuit against putting in a Costco at DeWitt Center is a good thing. I have to agree with Ted Bria, Bill Heisch and Larry Smith.  We moved ...

Reader input: City has no voice in county

It seems our city leaders are a day late and a dollar short.  Where were they during the earlier Costco/Wal-Mart debate?  Where were they during the Home Depot debate?&nb ...