Vote the bums out

Our legislature is broken and needs to be fixed. The first step is to throw all of the bums out. Independent candidates are our only hope of breaking the grip that lobbyists an ...

Bring back jack that you took

To the gentleman in the truck who picked up my husband’s jack off of Bowman Road on Saturday morning: You can put it in the metal box, by the mailboxes, at Bowman and Porter Lane ...

New park could honor Conkey

If a “big box” store really wants to come into our community, there are far better places near Auburn than the little patch of green between Canal Street and Highway 49. It w ...

Tree-butchering knuckleheads strike

I took my four kids to Meadow Vista Park to enjoy the sunshine, the jungle gym, the breeze, the spring grass and the ancient oak trees on Friday. What was my horror when I saw the ...

Leash the proposal to allow black bear hunting with dogs

The Sierra Club — California/Nevada Regional Conservation Committee — Black Bear Task Force and the environmental law firm Chatten-Brown & Carstens have filed a letter opposing ...

Doesn’t feel like recovery

Congress has once again raised the ceiling on the national debt by another $1.9 trillion ($6,000 for each and every resident). Our corrupted government will now continue deficit ...

Raise? They should pay us

I was just wondering how many people in California think that their elected “representatives” deserve a raise? The U.S. Congress has it set up so they get an automatic raise, ...

Circumvent US Supreme Court

This decision rendered by the U.S. Supreme Court is a most destructive concept. The corporation is an entity. It does not reflect the will of the people. Our legislative branches ...

Government hides mercury dangers

Once again the government minions are lying or have been duped into believing their own corrupt advisers and agencies such as the FDA (re: Associated Press article about a fede ...

GOP hopes for Obama’s failure

That Republicans are forcing Democrats to go through all sorts of contortions to pass a health care reform bill for all Americans is a damn shame and downright un-American. Last-m ...