Baltimore Ravine plan in Auburn faces tough questions on road access

A development plan for the wooded Baltimore Ravine area in Auburn is facing hurdles over road access. The plan by Baltimore Ravine Investors of Roseville was given its first publi ...

First ‘water baby’ born in Auburn

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital’s Family Birth Center delivered its first baby by way of water birth this week. Auburn resident Dana Pappas gave birth to a healthy 9-pound baby bo ...

Are we powerless to prevent outages?

This is regarding Dec. 8th’s “Auburn: 3,000-plus without power” article. I think PG&E needs to update all of their equipment because when the snow storm hit Auburn the othe ...

Feel that chill in the air? It’s government vs. labor

Defrosting the notebook while wondering just how much worse this past storm would have been without all of this global warming ... And apparently one other thing having a rather t ...

Now shuttered OakFire BBQ may reopen in new year

After reopening two months ago and trying out a couple of dining formats, the OakFire BBQ restaurant has closed at least through the end of the year. Operating Manager Pablo Chich ...

Ancient art of reflexology practiced at new studio in Downtown Auburn

Foot massage for healing has been practiced in China for thousands of years. Now, two practitioners have a studio in Downtown Auburn. Red Lantern Foot Reflexology opened on Dec. 1 ...

Congress fails US citizenry

For years, national polls have shown that Congress has earned disapproval ratings near 70 percent, clearly a failing grade by any measure. Yet it has done nothing to improve this p ...

Festival brings joy to Auburn

Saturday evening (Dec. 5) our community came together to enjoy the Festival of Lights Parade brought to us by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. This event highlights the holiday se ...

Rise up and replace them

Last week I found myself over in front of the county supervisors pleading for a continuation of the free space that has been granted to “Friends of Placer County,” to house old ...

Thanks from the Cat House

We are so grateful to the Board of Supervisors for recognizing the valuable service Friends (of Placer County Animal Shelter) provides to the county and the community. The 12-month ...