Opinion

Reader Input: ‘Dark money’ spending sure to grow

In 2012, a record $6.3 billion was spent on presidential and congressional elections. Estimates for spending in the 2016 contest run between $7.5 billion and $8 billion. Much of ...

Reader Input: Good start for art center

We want to thank the Auburn community and the surrounding areas for supporting the General Gomez Arts and Event Center’s grand opening. We appreciate the artist who entered ...

Reader Input: Valley View is accessible

While I empathize with the plight of Mr. (David) Mackenroth and his neighbors who live along Valley View Drive in Newcastle, his claim that the school traffic makes “their ho ...

Reader Input: Common sense, not extremism

Inscribed in the ancient temple at Delphi were the words “Nothing to excess.” For Aristotle, it meant the desired middle between two extremes: excess and deficiency ... ...

Another View: Some Newcastle residents caught in ‘jaws of a traffic vise’

It comes as no surprise to see that the Valley View Drive residents of Newcastle are having substantial traffic difficulties from the ever-increasing car traffic caused by parents ...

Call to readers: APOA letters

Did you receive a letter from the Auburn Police Officers Association (APOA)? What do you think about it? We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish you ...

Reader Input: Nothing trivial about Auburn’s bee

Congratulations to the winner of the Fourth Annual Auburn AAUW Trivia Bee: Placer United — Mike Holmes, Jim Holmes and Leah Rosasco. But this talented trio wasn’t the o ...

Reader Input: New site should be considered

Regarding the Newcastle school traffic, perhaps another site would be even better than another road. The Newcastle road and sidewalk infrastructure isn’t sufficient for such ...

Reader Input: Late painter leaves legacy

Auburn lost a wonderful pastel artist this week. His obituary doesn’t scratch the surface of this talented man who battled depression throughout his life. Reif Ray Charles Er ...