Auburn Journal

Our View: Gaines the only candidate running for state Assembly

It’s a one-horse race for the Fourth District seat in the state Assembly. Place your bets on Beth Gaines. While Dennis Campanale earned the most votes in the special election pri ...

Another View: Public defender asks that public heed the facts

I need to set the record straight about a series of misrepresentations contained in a recent article about the performance of the Placer County Public Defender’s Office (“Advoc ...

Youth alcohol abuse challenges our community

The youth drinking problem in the greater Auburn area is out of control. There is some good news and bad news that goes along with this fact. The good news is that local school ...

Journal promotes three newsroom employees

Three Auburn Journal newsroom employees have been promoted in an effort to strengthen Gold Country Media newspapers and Web sites. Journal News Editor Michelle Miller-Carl has be ...

Supes OK raises for 6-figure execs

Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is asking questions about wage-increase and hiring policies. Montgomery, who represents eastern Placer County on the board, shone the ...

Supervisors support rollback of septic-system inspections

Placer County supervisors have added their support to a bill by Assemblyman Ted Gaines to stave off mandatory septic-system inspections. Supervisors voted at Tuesday’s meeting t ...