Opinion

Reader Input: Blame should be ascribed to engineer

Regarding the May letter to the editor from Katharine Daily denigrating the City of Auburn’s Building Department (“Building inspection had many flaws,” Reader Inp ...

Reader Input: Service day a rousing success

The first Auburn Community Service Day was a rousing success as 65 volunteers descended on Recreation Park ready to clear eight Auburn properties in preparation for fire season. ...

Reader Input: Civilians should help officers

Dear Auburn residents: Our sheriff’s deputies and police officers need our encouragement, support and care. If we civilians are able to organize a civilian, volunteer enf ...

Another View: Navigating the Domes can be a challenge for newcomers

I learned that lesson when I was first elected to the Placer County Board of Supervisors in 2004. My office was down one of the long, curved corridors that meander through the Dome ...

Reader input: Most cyclists are respectful

In one of their songs, Simon and Garfunkle tell us “A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.” This is also true of sight — and of the selective ...

Reader input: Shape DeWitt Center’s future

Placer County will be updating the DeWitt Center Master Plan and public input is needed to let the Board of Supervisors know that we want to have a say in how this area in North Au ...

Reader input: Fire service volunteers get trained, too

Sondra  Berry (Reader Input, May 26), your idea is a good one if we don’t have attorneys  OSHA, or the State Fire Marshal.   First, for the fire service v ...

Andy Lukkonen: Wizard

Andy Lukkonen: Wizard

Another View: Stop NID from building Parker Reservoir

It’s another needless dam that imperils fish Marc Reisner’s Cadillac Desert (1986) chronicles the stupidity of building dams on almost every river in the U.S., killin ...

Blood donation, beautiful planters and local history

Katie Kenoyer has reached a milestone at Auburn Bloodsource. To my delight, she emailed me about it: “Today I gave my 80th pint of blood. I am officially a 10 gallon donor! I ...