Weimar

Cal Fire doing prescribed burns near Colfax Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 9 and May 16, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), in cooperation with the Colfax City Volunteer Fire Department, Placer County F ...

Measure E will save lives

I have attended just about every one of the Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council meetings for the last three years. In almost every meeting we have a presentation b ...

Railroad work blocks mom, daughter in wheelchair

A Weimar family has found itself living on the wrong side of the tracks during Union Pacific Railroad’s project to upgrade the transcontinental railway. Todd and Amy Hanaway mus ...

1911 Model T Ford will grace Cruise Nite

Weimar resident Dick Johnson plans to celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day Friday as he takes his 1911 Ford Model T to the third installment of the Auburn Cruise Nite car show ...

Weimar felons arrested on weapons possession, stolen property charges

Two Weimar felons were still in jail Thursday afternoon after an incident in which a concerned neighbor reported a man walking down the street with a gun. Neighbors reported Danie ...

Competition built America

I’m waiting for the Walmart to open. Competition is the American way. I think several stores in Auburn will be checking the prices at Walmart when they advertise their sale pri ...

Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means

I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...

Tax, flu relief focus of meeting

Local homeowners are seeing the upside to falling home values. Approximately 30 percent of property owners in Colfax, Weimar and Applegate will receive a reduction in property taxe ...

Share coffee, issues with supervisor

Once a month, Colfax area residents can get live local news with their morning cup o’ Joe. Since April, Placer County District 5 Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery has been hosting i ...

Motorcyclist in critical condition after colliding with tree

An Auburn man was listed in critical condition Thursday evening after failing to negotiate a turn on his motorcycle and colliding with a tree. The incident occurred just after 7 a ...