Opinion

Reader Input: We need to reform windfall provision

I served the federal government for 35 years with the Department of Defense and the Air National Guard, I worked on aircraft electronics and combat communications. I also worked in ...

Another View: How Obama’s policies have hurt kids

During the last week in February, the hashtag #ObamaAndKids swept Twitter with a nostalgic celebration of Barack Obama’s presidency. The popular Internet meme was started wit ...

Just when do we become adults?

A few weeks ago my daughter received a jury summons. She was flabbergasted. How could she possibly serve on a jury – decide someone’s fate – when she’s only ...

Andy Lukkonen: Remotely

Andy Lukkonen: Remotely

Another View: What is the solution for DUI-related tragedies?

I don’t personally know any member of Trevor Keller or Jarad Gaches family but I do know Candy Lightner (the mother of Cari Lightner). Like our local boys, Cari was only 13 y ...

History: A sign painter with the heart and hand of a landscape artist

If there ever was an artist of whom it could be said that he “had paint in his veins” it would be Harry DeGroat who lived and worked in Auburn from the early 1920s to 1 ...

Media Life: 10 Who Made Auburn All The More 'Ausome'

What makes Auburn so unique and special to the people who live here – and the others who wish they did? Here are 10 names. A drop in  very large bucket. There are many ...

Another View: The rules are not rigged against Trump

“That’s not the way democracy is supposed to work,” Donald Trump thundered on Fox News. “The system is rigged. I see it now, 100 percent.” Trump was ...

Reader Input: Why Scotch Broom is such a menace

Letter to the editor: That lovely, horrible Scotch Broom is blooming along the roadside, yellow and sweetly, again! I write to remind readers that Scotch Broom (French Broom, Span ...

Another View: Placer Ranch rises again

On April 5, 2016, the Placer County Board of Supervisors, voted, in concept, to assist with moving the Placer Ranch development project forward as a county project.  This mean ...

Reader input: People series was insightful

The eight series of Stuart Rawlings “Interesting people of Auburn” was an insightful event to attend. To me the most “dramatic presentation” was done by t ...

Reader input: Catholics can trust conscience

I am a Catholic and a Democrat. These are Catholics who are Republicans like my deceased mother, as well as Independents. The Catholic Church is world wide and a big tent. On Fri ...

Reader input: Political rhetoric could use love

The word love can sometimes get lost in our society, especially with some in the political world today. Christ said love your Lord God with all your heart with all your soul, and w ...

Reader input: Meredith Willson’s ‘Music Man’ a hit

Sunday’s performance of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man” was a big hit!    It’s the ideal venue for every member of the family – m ...