No hunting at Placer County’s 961-acre Hidden Falls park addition: Planning Commission

Hidden Falls Regional Park near Auburn will soon provide four times as much parkland for visitors under plans OK’d Thursday by the Placer County Planning Commission. But the com ...

Support those who served

On Nov. 11 we will again be celebrating Veterans Day. The citizens of Auburn and Placer County have embraced this celebration with a wonderful parade. I hope that all residents w ...

Obama a mere wannabe

I was under the impression when Obama campaigned for president that he was asking for the job. I must have misunderstood the situation. He must have been the new young “American ...

Troops to get a touch of home

A big thanks to Grocery Outlet, E.V Cain students and Operation: MOM for helping make sure those who are serving overseas get a holiday “touch of home” this year. Marci Seithe ...

Auburn Symphony a great treasure

Once again I have the opportunity to boast about the excellence of the Auburn Symphony under the direction of Maestro Michael Goodwin. This past weekend, Oct. 24-25, Maestro Good ...

Sierra resorts offer deals on snow fun

Skiers and boarders will be able to stretch their recreation dollars a little further this season. Sierra resorts are offering deals on everything from lift tickets to lodging, par ...

The Cat House deserves praise

Is it possible the Board of Supervisors of Placer County individually and collectively are unaware of the tremendous public service of Rosemary Frieborn that has elicited kudo afte ...

A tale of loyal Staffordshires

I am writing in regards to Councilman Kevin Hanley’s obvious uneducated attack on the American Staffordshire terrier dog breed. Don’t you find it funny that what the media por ...

Government planned H1N1

Jennifer Kepfer is spot-on with her warning about the H1N1 flu vaccine (Reader Input, Oct. 29). This so-called swine flu “pandemic” is being created and orchestrated by the gov ...

Auburn has multiple attacking pitbulls

Regarding Pat Brandhorst’s letter (Reader Input, Oct. 23), the letters expressed by Barbara Winnie and others contain facts, not just opinions, and are not written just to join y ...

Our View: Waiting for local government takes a lot of patience

While patience might be a virtue worth striving for, we expect our local government to move with a sense of urgency when possible. A few cases in point: Make a decision on the pi ...

Oppose rights of the child convention

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) may have adverse effects on American families. The CRC was created as “an international commitment to tackle child ...

'Big Brother' Obama pushing reckless health care

President Obama continues to pitch his reckless and unrealistic health care initiative to the public. “Big Brother“ Obama wants Congress to pass a bill quickly before Congress ...

Buying supplemental insurance a nightmare

With the baby boomers being the largest number of Senior Citizens ever entering the health care system as they age; I thought I would share my knowledge of what I have learned abou ...

Obama systematically dismantling USA

From the moment he bungled the oath of office at high noon on Jan. 20, 2009, left hand on the Lincoln bible in an attempt to emulate a man he is so unlike and his right hand raised ...