Opinion

Call to readers: Collections

Do you have a crazy collection? Let us know what you collect. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first ...

Mom hates new Stepmom, wants kids to hate her too

Dear Straight Talk, Our mom can’t get over our dad leaving her for someone else and expects us to hate our dad’s live-in girlfriend. She constantly badmouths them, gr ...

A big dog and a little dog make quite the pair

Many years ago I had a friend named Judy who owned a little dress shop in Oakland. One rainy day she arrived at the shop and encountered a very wet and hungry German Shepherd layin ...

Book to tell Tahoe Club history; video captures final days of Auburn Drug

The good news for Randy Carter is that he gets to have his name in Gold Country Denizens twice in a row. The bad news? I made a mistake the last time I mentioned him. I should have ...

Reader input: French students to tour museum

I’m very excited to see the museum will be completed in time for French teens from all over France to tour. Arriving July 8, they will be staying with local parents with teen ...

Reader input: ARD made the most effective decision

Regarding Peter Kolster’s March 19 letter, “ARD has done disservice to Auburn,” ARD had multiple public hearings about the need to provide pickleball courts for t ...

Any Lukkonen: Powder

Media Life: Auburn stuntman helping fulfill Evel Knievel dream

When a veteran stuntman tries to do what Evel Knievel famously attempted 41 years ago and fell short of, Auburn’s Gary Davis is the expert on all things death-defying called ...

Reader Input: Like water, Auburn dollars travel downhill

Well, today is the day I go shopping for the week. Let’s see, first I will run over to Costco, to do my grocery shopping and there will be some other neat items to look at ...