Scott Owens

Reader Input: Come clean on crash coverup

Jane Bailey’s letter to the editor (“Name all or name none,” Reader Input, Aug. 13) was right on target. I guess small-town politics is alive and well in Auburn ...

Reader Input: End secrecy regarding deadly crash

I am writing to further my letter to the Journal regarding the lack of transparency in respect to an accident that happened on April 22, 2013 in the patio of Tio Pepe restaurant (& ...

Woman ‘died’ but came back to life

Michelle Corrao was attacked and then sexually assaulted by three men as she was entering her Indiana home the night of Sept. 12, 1996. Her life as she knew it “died” that nig ...

Tales of triumph over tragedy honored at first-annual event

Stories of courage and community advocates turning tragedy or illness into action marked a first-ever victim rights breakfast held locally Wednesday. Placer County District Attor ...

Why endorse Kirk Uhler?

District Attorney Scott Owens and Sheriff Ed Bonner have foolishly endorsed Kirk Uhler for (District 4) supervisor. In 2010, Uhler’s friend and district aide Brian Jagger stole $ ...

Honors for prosecutor in high-profile attempted murder cases

Involved in two high-profile attempted-murder cases over the past year, Placer County Prosecutor of the Year Jeffrey Wilson chose Tuesday to shine the spotlight on what he describe ...

Auburn police department celebrates new chief

The Auburn Police Department welcomed its new chief with open arms Thursday while saying goodbye to its chief of five-and-a-half years. Chief John Ruffcorn was sworn in by Placer ...

Target to pay $40K to Placer County

Three Placer County agencies will receive an estimated $40,000 portion of a $22.5 million civil settlement with the Target Corporation. News of the settlement was announced Thursd ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...