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Lower-density Penryn Orchard development clears hurdle

A dramatic downshift spurred by changing economic realities of the marketplace could soon see houses instead of apartments on a much-debated Penryn parcel. Apartments on the 15-ac ...

Placer County code enforcement on call for weekend event complaints

Placer County code enforcement will now be available for a variety of complaints during weekends and holidays. According to the county, ongoing concerns in unincorporated areas ha ...

Homeless study: Gathering Inn needs “major changes”

Many of The Gathering Inn’s ways of helping the homeless need to be overhauled, a new report states. The report, by a San Antonio, Texas consulting firm, states that the Ros ...

Another View: Aim higher, North Auburn

A good working relationship between Placer County and the City of Auburn is indispensable to creating a higher quality of life and more prosperity for Auburn area residents. Resi ...

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, April 8 and 15, 1965

Auburn has first woman mayor Selma Gordon, a brunette housewife with a deep interest in public affairs, this week became the first of her gender to be mayor of Auburn. Chosen to ...

Reader Input: Join in efforts to save libraries

As a member of Friends of the Library and former Library Advisory Board member, I agree with reader Pam Hart about library funding (“Plight of libraries tied to policy,&rdquo ...

New Weimar clinic fills healthcare gap

Finding reliable, accessible healthcare can be a difficult task in the rural areas of Placer County, but one clinic is changing patients’ treatment options for the better. T ...

Reader Input: Death verdicts squander funds

District Attorney Scott Owens is squandering taxpayer money pursuing death verdicts while our libraries are closing for lack of funds. California has 751 men and women on death r ...

Hink Block a home to business for more than 100 years

The Hink Block has quietly served as one of the main anchors of Auburn businesses since the early 1900s  and yet we seldom think of it as a single major building. Instead we s ...

Meddlers Report – March 31

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...