Roseville

Got fire debris? County bins to the rescue

Victims of the 49 Fire have an October deadline to clear debris from their property. To help with the process, Placer County is providing a debris removal “bin program” to the ...

Proceed with caution when cleaning up after 49 Fire

Cleanup from the 49 Fire won’t be an easy task. Dozens of homeowners are faced with removal of ashes and the charred remains of structures. Destroyed appliances need to be haule ...

Words of wisdom for fire survivors

To those who have lost their homes in the 49 Fire: To the people who have faced the devastation of losing more than a house, but a lifetime of memories, of family history and iden ...

Fire smoke can make air unfit for some

Hazy skies and the smell of smoke were two signs in Auburn on Monday of fire in the region. The nearest blaze was in Yuba County, where more than five square miles had gone up in ...

Single-payer the way to go

Medicare is an example of a single-payer system but, of course, the for-profits are doing all they can to discredit/undermine it. All citizens must have single-payer — the CEO ...

We are what we eat

Kudos to Hannah Brown for her letter and to (Journal reporter) Luke Ramseth for recognizing her in his Sunday article (“Reading incentive raises concern,” Journal, Aug. 16). I ...

Health care crisis is sickening

Nothing at this time other than jobs is more important than changing America’s health care system. They say that 46 million Americans are without care, however I believe the num ...

Raising taxes won’t cure ills

I was glad to hear that the governor and the Legislature passed the current budget without raising taxes. After the $12.5 billion in tax increases loaded onto Californians earlier ...

Two businesses Auburn needs

I would like to see a Hometown Buffet go into Gottschalk’s old building or an Oriental market plus Asia Pacific foods. I think it would benefit our area instead of having to trav ...

Governor asks the impossible

The governor says as his defense for taking money away from the poor, “Let them pull themselves up with their own bootstraps.” Governor, I have a message for you. It will be ...

Placer County assessment roll echoes drop in real estate values

Placer County’s assessment roll dropped 2.6 percent this year, according to figures released Monday by Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears. Spears blamed declining real estate ...

Grand jury recycles blue bag controversy

A Placer County grand jury report is putting renewed pressure on participating communities, including Auburn, to toss out programs that now see residents bagging recyclables. The ...

Collision kills bicyclist, closes I-80 onramp

Auburn CHP units are investigating a collision that took place at approximately 5:40 p.m. Monday between a Dodge pick-up truck and a bicyclist who was crossing the onramp from Riv ...

Roseville too tough for Bear River at Common Good Classic

LOOMIS — A huge second half performance by senior guard Patrick Scott was not enough to help Bear River overcome Roseville’s red-hot second quarter as Roseville beat the Bruins ...

Hospital’s acute rehab unit to close

The acute rehabilitation unit at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital will close sometime in early December. After a feasibility study conducted in 2003, the regional board of the Sutter ...