Resolve issues under lockdown

We hear a lot about how our country cannot seem to get it together on, for example, health care or education. My bet is that if you locked down a group of the most ultra-conservat ...

Oil gluttony kills innocents

If we continue our addiction to oil, we will kill the environment. Innocent animals are dying for our mistake. If we are killing animals for oil, what will happen next? Will we ki ...

Spirited Confluence Festival raises canyon awareness, funds

The wines as well as the river were flowing at the American River Confluence Festival this past weekend. Organizers were giving top ratings to a wine tasting on the Saturday eveni ...

PG&E help on way for Auburn’s Wise Canal Death Zone

Responding to safety concerns in the wake of five recent deaths, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced plans today to string potentially life-saving grab cables across Auburn’s Wi ...

Breed-specific laws worthless

It appears you have chosen to accept the knee-jerk reporting about pitbulls, and have sided with the animal rights terrorists with regard to mandatory spay/neuter (Our View, May 28 ...

Don’t watch history repeat

How do you spell relief from all those brain-draining political commercials where candidates babble about another candidate being more liberal than Washington, Lincoln or Hitler? ...

Cut weeds at 49 Fire site

The fire season is just around the corner. Is everyone prepared for the next fire season? When I drive by where the 49 Fire started, I wonder … Do the owners of this open space ...

Lack of crosswalks an accident-to-be

Quartz Avenue between the Target store and the Safeway shopping center in North Auburn is about six traffic lanes wide and yet there are no crosswalks north of Bell Road between th ...