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Reader Input: Basket programs ease the holiday

It is that time of year when the communities of Colfax, Foresthill, Loomis, Meadow Vista and Auburn are preparing for their annual Christmas Baskets. These local Christmas Basket ...

Colfax man suffers serious injuries when debris goes through windshield

A Colfax resident sustained major head injuries  when he was struck by a piece of vehicle debris that entered through the front windshield of his vehicle yesterday morning on ...

Reader Input: Story dissed Colfax High

Once again, the Auburn Journal has “dissed” Colfax High by placing the top score of the SAT success list at the bottom, and placing Placer’s (23rd) at the top (&l ...

Reader Input: Nothing eats a mountain lion

What animal lovers don’t realize is that lions are at the top of the food chain (“Changes to California mountain-lion policy aim to reduce kills,” Journal, Sept. ...

Weimar man to serve 20 years for murder of fiancée, unborn child

A Weimar man will spend the next 19 years and eight months in prison for the second-degree murder of his fiancée and their unborn child. Lee Konnerth, 37, was charged with ...

Reader Input: Tip of the hat to Auburn PD

I am hoping you will print this short tribute to the Auburn Police Department. Last night, while dining at Bootleggers, my cell phone rang. It was the Auburn Police telling me th ...

Placer Hills superintendent Fred Adam to retire

In the fall, Fred Adam will do something he has has been unable to do in October. “I will be in Yosemite; it’s my favorite place on Earth,” said the lifelong edu ...

Reader Input: Lion’s smarts questioned

At first I was upset that one more mountain lion got the death sentence for the crime of observing a hiker in his territory (“Mountain lion stalks Stevens Trail hiker,” ...

Reader Input: God bless fire departments

I would like to publicly thank 911 and the CalFire crew for coming to my aid when our wood heater in our home developed a problem with the damper and I could not control the fire g ...

Reader Input: Displeased with supervisors’ vote

On Jan. 27, the Auburn Journal posted a letter from Wayne Nader titled “Supervisors’ move brings concern.” In fact, this item has already been voted on by the ( ...

Teen arrested for allegedly breaking into Auburn’s police yard

  An 18-year-old is in custody at Placer County Jail after he allegedly broke into the Auburn Police Department’s compound Saturday, taking a glass pipe and a prescript ...

Reader Input: Middle class way too uppity

On behalf of the great conservatives of Placer County, I wish to express my annoyance over these union radicals who beat down the poor billionaires at Raley’s and tied up our ...

Reader Input Online: Demand more from those seeking your vote

Strip away the lies and irrelevancies of corrupt political ads, and you have a choice based on the actual track records of the contending parties. One blatantly promotes oil depen ...

Reader Input Online: Alpine will hit the ground running

I am writing in support of Joshua Alpine for Placer County Water Agency director, Division 5. I have had the opportunity to hear Mr. Alpine speak about the issues and problems faci ...

Organize all the workers

Fred Colburn (“Curb unions for greater good,” Reader Input, Oct. 24) claims California budgetary problems result from state union workers’ income being higher tha ...