Power Breakfast unveils a desire for more marketing

While most local business owners who responded to a March 11 “walking survey” said business was OK, close to 20 percent said they are struggling. The feedback from more than 4 ...

Take back US from ‘villains’

I read the March 17 letters that Don Greer, Colfax and Thomas Mann, Auburn wrote and I believe every word you both wrote. The Democrats in Congress are U.S. villains. (Nancy) Pe ...

Generation long on frills

People passing by twittering, texting, i-Phone – oblivious to issues, laws, regulations that affect them and they don’t engage in informing themselves by petitioning or voting ...

US spending its way into a hole

As it stands now, Medicare has future “unfunded liabilities” of $89 trillion (from 2009 HHS report to Congress), Social Security is about $18 trillion (from 2009 SSA report to ...

It’s like putting a skyscraper in Old Town

I live in the neighborhood where the Bohemia project is slated to be built. A lot of focus has been on the access from Canal Street. While that’s an obvious concern, people may ...

Placer’s Foley inspires students to excel

Every high school student has had one teacher who had an impact on them – one teacher or coach that they really connected with, whose style and personality they could relate to. ...

Media Life: Auburn blues fest lands guitarist Walter Trout as headliner

In Europe, Walter Trout is a magical name in blues circles. An American born in New Jersey who honed his musical chops on the same late 1960s club circuit as Bruce Springsteen, Tr ...