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County constantly prepares for disasters

Large fires in two neighboring counties over the last week raise questions about emergency preparedness in Placer County. While the smaller Dog Bar fire, in Nevada County, is near ...

Fires threaten homes, impacts air quality

The smell of smoke was heavy and prevalent in the air around Auburn Monday morning as fires burned in two neighboring counties. But the smell wasn’t the only tell-tale sign ...

Reader Input: Reasons to nix supes’ pay raise

On July 22, the Placer County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to place a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that would increase their salary to a base of over $71,000 a year and ...

Water summit in Grass Valley

Water issues facing the Sierra foothills are due to be explored in depth during a community meeting in Grass Valley organized by the Nevada Irrigation District. Water Summit 2014 ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 25, 1964

From the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 25, 1964 Auburn school board votes pay hike, submits tentative budget for 1964-65 Further pay increases were authorized by the Aubu ...

Search continues near Foresthill for missing Modesto man

FORESTHILL — Search crews set out amid the rain and snow Monday and continued to look for Robert Root, 55, of Modesto, who vanished a day earlier while running with a group o ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...

Reader Input: Are Christians the minority?

Reply to Chris Benson (“Show respect for other beliefs,” Reader Input, Dec. 13). Your comments are well and good but it should work both ways. Tell me where Christi ...

Reader Input: Realignment has many repercussions

The parole office in Marysville had to close last year. The parole office in Placerville permanently closed, too. Their shutdowns mostly shifted many of their parolees to Auburn&rs ...

Blackout for 2400 after Nevada County car crash into PG&E pole

A 24-year-old woman was able to walk away from a spectacular crash in South Nevada County that sheared off a utility pole and knocked the lights out in 2,400 homes and businesses. ...