Shirland Tract

Fire district hopes to raise funds through increased tax

The Newcastle Fire Protection District sent out 1,481 surveys to residents within the district to test the waters about a potential increase in the tax paid for fire protection. A ...

Happy with road chip-seal

A big thanks to the county for their work on Shirland Tract. The biggest safety threat on Shirland Tract is Mr. Ferrari’s geese in the road. ROSS COON, Auburn

Auburn: Love it or leave it

I must comment on today’s feature article regarding chip-seal paving in Shirland Tract (Journal, Sept. 21). If Ray and Vickie Ferrari don’t like the way things are done in Pla ...

Residents sound off over road seal

Gravel, noise and no notification have some South Auburn residents and local bicyclists annoyed. Last week the Road Maintenance Division of the Placer County Public Works Departme ...

Placer senior has designs on architecture

Placer High senior Holli Tripp says she is just a country girl who loves fishing and construction. While that’s true, what’s also true is that Tripp is a young woman who is de ...