Opinion

Andy Lukkonen: Starbucks

Reader input: Ethos water use: Do the math

Let’s add a sense of scale to the bottled water brouhaha (Gus Thomson, Media Life, May 1): Starbucks’ Ethos water usage: 250 million bottles at 1 quart each equals 60 ...

Reader input: Don't put blame on religion

It’s OK to be religious (most of the time). Here we go again blaming the world’s ills on religion according to Ron Lowe, of Nevada City (Reader Input, May 6) espousin ...

Reader input: Food donations gave big boost

The Auburn Inter Faith Food Closet wants to give big thank you to the Auburn-area residents for their generous support of the National Letter Carriers Food Drive on Saturday, May 9 ...

Reader input: Building inspection had many flaws

The Auburn city attorney, city manager, mayor, City Council and the City Building Department claim “immunity.” Where are their morals? We paid thousands for engineering ...

Another View: State’s water rights law: 100 years and counting – and concerned

The long history of California is embattled with disputes over water diversions for export to other regions. The U.S. Army ran out the Paiutes from the Owens Valley in the Eastern ...

Reader input: Jeb Bush is more of same

This apple hasn’t fallen far from the Republican tree. Jeb Bush in a speech at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University said the “Christian voice” is not heard en ...

Reader input: Fawn Lady does good work

I was walking on a trail near my home a few springs ago.  I came upon a fawn in the middle of the trail.  I gave it a wide berth hoping  that its mother was hiding i ...

Reader input: Get facts straight on police incidents

On May1, The New Yorker magazine published an article by Amy Davidson titled “Freddie Gray’s Death Becomes a Murder Case”. The following are my thoughts as to the ...

Newcastle set to celebrate 151 years May 17

Robin Enos: We are going to devote much of this week’s column to the upcoming 151st Newcastle Celebration on Sunday May 17. Last year we had our sesquicentennial celebratio ...