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Rural Placer County mandarin orchard preserved

Rural Placer County mandarin grower Rich Ferreira said he’s seen the land around him slowly gentrified over his lifetime. With deep roots in the soil that grows mandarins, l ...

Reader Input: Homelessness a failure of leadership

An open letter to the citizens of Placer County: On behalf of the hundreds of children, women and men of Placer County who are homeless, cold and hungry during this holiday seaso ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 31, 1964

Placer designated as disaster area Gov. Edmund G. Brown yesterday designated Placer County a disaster area – and President Johnson was considering a similar move at the Fed ...

I-80 road rage suspect in court

A woman facing two felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon went before a judge in an Auburn courtroom Friday morning and will undergo a medical evaluation. Deidre Orozco, 50 ...

Another View: For a day, we choose to celebrate that which is beautiful

Just for a little while, in the cold, dark nights in London,  the wonder and warmth of childhood would return — lights strewn across the city streets, reflected on wet p ...

How a saloon keeper changed the look of Old Town

If you’ve stood at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Sacramento Street in Old Town, you may have wondered about the unusual street configuration that leaves a roughly trian ...

Placer ranks No. 2 statewide in health

Access to health care, recreation and a variety of nutritious foods gave Placer County a leg up when it came to ranking among the healthiest counties in California. The 2014 repor ...

Placer County out in front of Auburn, Roseville storm-shelter needs

Auburn’s most storm-vulnerable residents are finding shelter from Placer County, the American Red Cross and The Gathering Inn. Storm-specific emergency shelters are being op ...

Placer County faces bleak transportation funding future

Dwindling state and federal funding sources are leaving many counties in a lurch when it comes to keeping up with their region transportation needs. In Placer County, like many ot ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 3 and 10, 1964

Christmas tree detective work The United States Forest Service confiscated some 485 Christmas trees which had allegedly been cut illegally in the Pilot Creek area of the Eldorado ...