Editorials

Our View: Supes, schools must take initiative in war on addiction

It’s been nearly two months since “Heroin in the Foothills” ran in this newspaper. And in that two months, the three-part investigative series has drawn some sign ...

Another View: Harvey Roper’s legacy a noble gift of service to a grateful community

Bad news travels fast in our era of social media and wrist phones. I learned about the passing of Harvey Roper in a text from my son early last Saturday morning as the news scorche ...

Another View: Moving toward patient-centered care for veterans

On Sept. 28, 2013, Thomas Breen, a 71-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, who had grappled with cancer in the past, had blood in his urine. He and rushed to the Phoenix Veterans Health A ...

Another View: Voters: Come November, how will you respond to the following questions?

As a California citizen, you are a stakeholder in a $110 billion budget this year. In November, you will be asked how to spend that money in the form of several ballot measures. He ...

Another View: Department of Motor Vehicles needs to stop robbing taxpayers

If you recently purchased a car from a private party, you may have paid too much tax to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. I’ve been hearing complaints from const ...

Another View: Audacious artists in action

At about 8:30 on Monday night, the Auburn City Council had just adjourned after a productive session mainly focused on carefully scrutinizing three alternative plans to build sidew ...

Another View: McClintock’s idea to nuke VA health care is essentially DOA

If there was any doubt that this is an election year, a photo-op visit to Auburn by Rep. Tom McClintock and back-to-back, front-page stories in this newspaper confirm it. The iti ...

Another View: Storming the castle walls of college

Can Hollywood teach us anything about politics? Anyone who saw the movie Robin Hood (2011) remembers the dramatic and bloody scene in which Robin Hood, played by Russell Crowe, lea ...