Steve Brown

Reader input: Shelter proposal is absurd idea

I want a better deal from government. Placer County employees are proposing an animal shelter costing over $150,000 per dog house (Journal, March 29 and 31). It’s absurd. Our ...

Sunshine car cruises through Auburn

Steve Brown distributes “lots” of smiles and waves when he takes his wooden “sunshine car” for a cruise in Auburn. Luckily for the 70-year-old Auburn resident, the customa ...

Construction causing business loss

Recent construction in the Auburn Rock Creek Plaza shopping complex has some employees and owners fuming over a loss of business. Placer County is managing the construction, which ...

What do we pay county planners for?

There are at least five ways that come to mind to solve the problem of the unwanted Wal-Mart access road onto Canal Street. 1. Eliminate the requirement of a secondary access. The ...