Sierra Club

Sierra Club: Placer cities charge too much for solar

A survey released last month alleges several Placer County municipalities are charging too much for installation of solar power cells, according to a local Sierra Club chapter. ...

City Council faces Baltimore Ravine

The first phase of a project that could have Auburn’s population booming with a potential 725 new homes and 90,000 square feet of new commercial space could be approved tonight. ...

Reconsider the ravine project

Yes, as Andy Lukkonen’s Visual Viewpoint cartoon in the Jan. 9 Auburn Journal accurately points out along with Terry Davis, spokesman for Sierra Club (Journal, Jan. 6), which end ...

Time is now to plan for 725 Ravine homes

Adding more than 700 homes to Auburn is big news. And that’s just what the Baltimore Ravine project proposes. It has been the topic of conversation this year for city staff and ...

Organization endorses Baltimore Ravine

The local chapter of a national environmental group is now officially supporting the proposed Baltimore Ravine development in Auburn. The Sierra Club announced Wednesday that it e ...

Leash the proposal to allow black bear hunting with dogs

The Sierra Club — California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee — Black Bear Task Force and the environmental law firm Chatten-Brown & Carstens have filed a letter opposing ...

Clean air policy hurts business

Congratulations! With a stroke of the pen, the California Air Resources Board just guaranteed that the state will have the purest air and smallest carbon footprint in the United St ...

Grass Valley artist leaves behind art legacy

Claus Sievert will forever be a part of the natural world he loved so much. The German-born artist was unexpectedly killed last week when a drunk driver lost control and crossed ...

Citizens move to Placer for rural lifestyle

With regard to the regional university fiasco, Ms. Williams (Your Views, Feb. 16), Sierra Club Chapter Chair, clarified the Club’s positions and countered false accusations that ...

Battle to protect Clover Valley far from over

For the time being, three respected plaintiffs have lost a court case that would have helped save Clover Valley (Journal, Feb. 10). As disappointing as the decision is, the battle ...