Rocklin

School buses a necessity

For years I battled school parking lots and traffic to drive my children to school, and was thrilled when they were able to ride the Mid Placer school bus. I was happy to pay the ...

McClintock vote up in smoke

Congress passed the Tobacco Bill today with both the Senate and the House passing it by wide margins. But our representative Tom McClintock voted no. He would prefer our children ...

Our wastewater treatment draws notice of big guns in D.C.

Slam-dunking the notebook while mulling over the fact that the local NBA franchise opted for Paul Westphal instead of Kurt Rambis as coach. Obviously, in Sacramento, the sport of K ...

Care to join me at a tea party?

I have been around for over 60 years and have seen politicians come and go. I know their tactics. I know their ways of doing “business.” The latest are the budget cuts propose ...

Salon relationships can nurture, enlighten

Sometimes sitting in a stylist’s chair is about more than getting a haircut or color — it’s about sharing each other’s lives and stories. Argonauta Salon and Spa stylist M ...

News bureau will help us expand our coverage

Here at the Auburn Journal, we are changing the way we produce the news. These are tough economic times for newspapers and many other businesses. Yet, this is also a time of vast ...

Some not told of Sierra College bomb scare

As a student at Sierra College attending class this Monday (April 20) I wonder if they are truly prepared for any sort of emergency. A short time into the start of our class, anot ...

Bomb threat investigated at Sierra College Rocklin campus

A threat of bombs and a possible armed intruder caused the evacuation of the Sierra College Rocklin campus Monday evening. But classes are scheduled to resume at the usual time on ...

Whoa! Slow down on this high speed rail idea

I put a pencil to some of the claims of the people supporting the proposed California High Speed Rail project and I have two questions, and a comment about this “wonderful” rai ...

Courthouse museum gift shop closes

Auburn has lost a piece of its history. Several hundred pieces, actually, with the closure Tuesday of the Placer County Museum Gift Shop & Visitors Center. In the three years it ...