Attribute blame accurately

My name is not John, but I want to answer just one of Kim Bryant’s questions (Reader Input, Sept. 22) which was: “Please tell us, John, exactly how did our elected leaders crea ...

Real Americans uphold peace

Regarding the 9/11 demonstrations at the Gold Country Fair: It was so refreshing to see a picture of Americans upholding the true values of peace and tolerance in the wake of all ...

Honor and dignity nowhere to be seen

I join Joan Anderson, “Ainsleigh diatribe unprofessional” (Reader Input, Sept. 17), in her assessment of Gordon Ainsleigh and his absolutely deplorable behavior toward a fellow ...

Our View: $8,000 engraving project frivolous

What could $8,000 pay for? Ask someone struggling in this economy and they could probably rattle off a list of necessities they can barely afford. But ask some Auburn City Coun ...

Program offers healing to ‘Forgotten Soldiers’

A program that will soon be celebrating its first anniversary offers local veterans a chance to repair their bodies, minds and souls. The Forgotten Soldier Program is offered thr ...

One sign could save thousands

This morning, Thursday, Sept. 23, I was driving on Auburn Ravine Road behind the Grocery Outlet, and once again a semi-truck trying to exit out of the parking lot onto Auburn Ravin ...

Carly Fiorina didn’t deliver

I worked for Hewlett-Packard for over 27 years. I got many chances to watch Carly Fiorina in action, newly at the helm of the company. When Carly first started, I was excited. Pe ...

Hanley supports small business

I am a small business owner in Auburn. I first met Councilman Kevin Hanley a little over three years ago when my company joined Think Auburn First. Despite having a full-time job ...

Auburn fortunate to have great police

To Chief Valerie Harris, City of Auburn Police Department: Dear Chief Harris: With much gratitude I am writing this letter. For years your office has given us here in Downtown an ...

Heated Wal-Mart/Costco debate goes to Placer County supes Tuesday

The heated debate that has followed plans for a 155,000-square-foot Wal-Mart-Costco-type supercenter in North Auburn reaches the Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. And ...