Auburn Ravine restoration ramped up

A once pristine waterway supporting an abundance of wildlife, Auburn Ravine has seen much of its indigenous fauna disappear. The degradation of the wild salmon population has giv ...

Teichert in partnership to buy 64-year-old Chevreaux Aggregates of Auburn, Meadow Vista

A stalwart in business and the community for 64 years, Chevreaux Aggregates is in the process of changing hands. In an agreement that has yet to be finalized, the Chevreaux Family ...

Cold snap slows foothills grape-growing season, more rain, snow on way

Auburn’s big chill will continue through at least Friday, slowing down vine growth at local wineries but still not jeopardizing the season. Jim Taylor, of rural Auburn’s famil ...

Another View: McClintock responds to Calderon speech

Rep. Tom McClintock gave this speech in response to President Felipe Calderon’s lecture to Congress. Given in the House Chamber, Washington, D.C., May 20. I rise to take stron ...

Teacher salary cuts too high

How does Loomis compare to Ithaca, Mich., a small town 30 minutes north of the state capital (near my hometown), with similar demographics and population? • Ithaca’s populatio ...

Citizens: Turn in drug dealers

As an act of patriotism, we (citizens/not citizens) need to begin reporting anyone we know dealing drugs (cocaine, meth, marijuana ...). The drug dealers have proven they have no ...

PG&E: Auburn friend or foe?

Is PG&E looking out for the best interest of its customers or is it negligent, insidious and corrupt? I believe the latter is closer to the truth. What do you think? Five people ...

Statue should represent all

The proposed statue to the 442nd Division of WWII is a slap in the face of 11 million young Americans who served their country in WWII. Four hundred and fifty thousand never retur ...

Retain right to clog our arteries

I should be as at liberty to buy wholesome raw milk and raw milk products from dairies and stores as I am to buy greasy, unhealthy fast food and high fructose corn syrup sodas from ...

Protect dogs from irresponsible folk

As many people know, Auburn has had high-profile problems with irresponsible dog owners recently. In response to various dog attacks, Auburn is now looking to revise its animal or ...

Another View: Let’s memorialize contributions of Japanese Americans

I was blessed to grow up here in Placer County. I believe that the success I have experienced as a businessman and community leader is the direct result of the influence and cultur ...

Don’t single out one dog breed

The Auburn City Council is proposing breed specific legislation to protect the citizens. My concern is that the council, obviously, has not researched this decision and instead wi ...

Tanner woefully inexperienced

Regarding the mailer by Casey Tanner for the position of Placer County Auditor-Controller. Mr. Tanner’s statements are not only inaccurate but highly unethical. Did he not bothe ...

Look out for Colfax sewage

Re: Colfax Water Treatment Plant. I don’t understand why the City of Colfax is not held accountable for their obvious disregard of our environment and the laws of Placer County ...

Bohemia: Again, let’s get facts straight

Tom Baxman’s letter to the editor on May 20, titled “Reader disagrees with Bohemia ‘facts,’” is another misguided attempt to mislead the public by erroneous information. ...