Opinion

News of Newcastle, but first a trip down a Big Sur memory lane

Robin Enos: Wow! It’s almost Sunday again. Radio show to do Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on KAHI a.m. radio, voice of the foothills. This column to write. So much wreak to havoc. I&rs ...

Investigating where we’ve been

Art Sommers emailed me because he had old movie stuff to get rid of. Was I interested? Me? Old movie stuff? What a question. Sure, I said. Great, he said, and suggested that he and ...

Stepmother seeks help for deep-freeze hostility

Dear Straight Talk: My stepchildren (16 and 17) are incredibly cold to me even though I had nothing to do with their parent’s divorce. I met their father a year later and e ...

Media Life: R&B pioneer’s grave marker turns up in Auburn

It’s a mystery that has Auburn’s Brianna Rubio perplexed. Actually, many people. It started with the discovery of a grave marker in the yard of a North Auburn property ...

Reader Input: Money yesterday, today and forever

The motto of the Medici families that ruled Florence, then Tuscany for most of three centuries, explained the workings of politics: “Money to get power, power to protect mone ...

Reader Input: Try substance in your argument

Wow! Ron Lowe and his MSNBC talking points (“Why vote for GOP again?,” Reader Input, April 19). He never uses facts or any substance. The GOP is not anti-gay. They ju ...

Reader Input: Corporations exempt selves

Praise the Lord for the latest,  greatest advancements in religious freedom in our great corporate Christian land. It started when Hobby Lobby Corp. “convinced” ...