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Reader Input: State should step up to desalination

Facing the worsening drought here in California, this born-and-bred Californian remembers back in junior high school, asking my teacher why we do not have salt removal plants simil ...

Earth Day message spreads its energy throughout the region

Earth Day is spreading its energy throughout the year and throughout the region. With the arrival of Earth Day on Tuesday, regional supermarket chain Raley’s Stores is takin ...

Districtwide solar power on the horizon for Placer Union

Construction is expected to begin in a matter of weeks on solar panel mounts at all of Placer Union High School District’s sites, which officials will discuss in a board of t ...

Placer Union banks on solar power

According to preliminary estimates, Placer Union High School District could save more than $17 million over the next 25 years through an agreement to buy solar power from Energy Sa ...

Students brighten Sierra College’s day with solar array

Students in Sierra College’s energy technology program have applied their knowledge to a unique project over the past three years, and the college is ready to unveil the frui ...

Auburn Union seeks solar funding options

Solar-powered campuses are still a possibility for Auburn Union School District, but a two-year-old agreement with iecRenewables, LLC is on hold while the board of trustees explore ...

Noon Hour Update: Military recruiting in Auburn; Media Life; California business climate and bear hunting

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Friday edition ...

North Auburn campground goes solar with Placer County help

AUBURN CA - North Auburn’s Gold Country RV Park has turned to solar to power visitors’ air-conditioning and microwaves. Electric bills have been a drain on the park’s resourc ...

Things go better with gasoline

As the price of gasoline and lithium in batteries goes up (gasoline just being over $100 a barrel), the fuel economy plummets to its “demise.” Approximately 50 percent of Ameri ...

Returning veterans find support with California Conservation Corps, Sierra College energy tech course

AUBURN CA - Out of the military after serving as medics, ammunition specialists and security forces, a small group of returning troops has found support and training in a new Sierr ...