Tom Homer

Placer Sentinel calls it quits - for now

The Placer Sentinel published its final edition this week. Publisher Janice Forbes and CEO Bob Evans announced the closure in the Jan. 22 issue. “After looking at our end-of-t ...

2004: Year of the 'wardrobe malfunction,' presidential election, lethal tsunamis and Auburn loses soldiers in Iraq

A look back at the aughts Editor’s note: The Journal shares some notable events that occurred in the last decade of Auburn’s history. 2004 gave us the trivial magnified lar ...

TV ad prompts memories

From my Springville home I was half-way watching and listening to television when I thought I heard a familiar voice that was promoting something from CalTrans. I did a double-take ...