Washington D.C.

Another View: Falling gas prices mask hidden tax

So why is it that while other states are now enjoying gas prices of less than $2 per gallon, California is still paying higher prices? Due to high taxes and costly regulations, o ...

Del Oro junior to represent state at 4-H convention in DC

Years of leadership training have paid off for Del Oro High School junior Mia Zimmer, whose breadth of experience in the Ophir 4-H club earned her one of six spots as a California ...

Reader Input: Reps know to fly frugally

I boarded a plane on Monday, Feb. 10 bound for Washington, D.C. and I recognized two fellow travelers, both U.S.  Representatives: Ami Bera and Tom McClintock. As the plane fi ...

Reader Input: Trip fundraiser exceeded goal

On behalf of the Bowman Charter School D.C. Club, I would like to thank the Auburn Journal, KAHI, our parent volunteers and most importantly, the greater Auburn area community for ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Teacher sentenced in sex abuse case; Placer County community centers; World War II vet’s trip to D.C. and high school football

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: A former special education teacher in Newcastle was sentenced for having sex with a former student today. Reporter Gus Thomson was at the sentencing an ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: It’s a grand old flag again at Placer High; local real estate numbers still on the rise?; Auburn’s thoughts on $10 an hour wage and local woman gets treasure back

12 dead in Navy Yard shooting: The Associated Press is reporting that 12 people have been killed in a morning shooting spree at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. Authorities also su ...

DC police chief: 13 dead in Navy Yard shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Navy man opened fire Monday morning inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, spraying bullets at office workers i ...

Officials: Navy Yard shooter dies; several killed in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as three gunmen opened fire Monday inside one of the Navy's oldest buildings, attacking office workers at a heavily guarded military faci ...

Gun control bill clears first hurdle in Senate

  WASHINGTON (AP) — With teary-eyed relatives of the Newtown school massacre watching, gun control supporters in the Senate won the first showdown over how to respon ...

Former Rep. Giffords highlights emotional hearing on gun control

  WASHINGTON — Severely wounded and still recovering, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords begged lawmakers at an emotional hearing Wednesday to act quickly to curb firear ...

Another View: Veterans Day a time to remember

Veterans Day has a special meaning for many. Throughout our history wars have touched millions of lives, including the soldiers who fight them and their families. It’s fitting t ...

Nations abuse, use, accuse USA

In a recent news publication there is a large photograph of a joyous celebration. Written below it in bold print was “Tripoli, Libya has declared the country liberated” after a ...

DC Trooper angel’s actions inspire

D.C. Troopers is (a group of) eighth grade students, mostly from E.V. Cain, who plan and raise money over approximately a one-year period for an educational as well as fun trip to ...

Throw all the bums out

All we hear from Washington D.C. is squabbling, arguing and name-calling. It is not an issue of Rep or Dem. It is the issue that when we voted for all the over 500 prima donnas we ...

Do city business on local turf

Why are we spending money to travel to Washington D.C. (“Holmes critical of McClintock cuts,” Journal, Feb. 23)? If you go, you should pay for it out of your own pocket, not t ...