Prison

Reader Input: Prop. 47 not such a big step

The sky is not going to fall because voters passed Proposition 47. Misdemeanors may be “citable” but offenders can still receive up to a year in jail for a misdemeanor. ...

New Auburn pastor goes behind bars to help prison inmates

Pastor Gary McAnally is used to it now. And no, it’s not the echoing slam of prison doors that  close loudly and ominously in countless prison-based movies. The electro ...

Reader Input: Liberal paradise lacks unicorns

Close your eyes and just think of the perfect progressive utopia where we have everyone treated equally, food is free and served three times a day, everyone has a warm place to sle ...

Reader Input: Column supplies prison insight

What a fascinating commentary by Scott Thomas Anderson in Sunday’s paper (Another View, June 16). Thank you, Auburn Journal, for this informative reporting. In the past, ju ...

Placer embarks on $316,000 justice-system master plan effort

  With 70 percent of Placer County’s jail inmates incarcerated because they’re awaiting trial rather than serving sentences, David Bennett is asking county offici ...

Four-year sentence in I-80 hit-and-run death of tow-truck driver

  AUBURN CA - Emotions ran high in a North Auburn courtroom as 25-year-old Michael Keller was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison for fleeing the scene of a fatal cras ...