Hillmen roll, but Centi goes down

Darren Centi had the first quarter of a lifetime Friday night at Le Febvre Stadium. By halftime he was living a nightmare on the Placer High sideline. Centi’s injury put a dampe ...

Local teacher’s life of service to the community honored

Doug Healing, a special education teacher and valued member of the Placer community, passed away last week after a tragic accident. Healing was at his home in Auburn, working on ...

Life is a human right in USA

Perhaps you would enjoy living in China. The size of your family would be limited and you may be forced into an abortion. You can worship freely as long as your church is approve ...

Install airport gate guards

A few weeks ago they were talking about renaming the airport in honor of Col. Bud Anderson. I personally like the idea, but think it would cause a lot of problems. I’ve had the h ...

Shake hands, agree to disagree

Response to Eileen Ferber, “An insult to Believers” (Reader Input, Nov. 3). This is such an incredibly sensitive issue for some people, particularly, I think, those of faith. ...

Department of Education must go

Grant Shaw’s letter (Nov. 7) giving the history that caused the housing meltdown and the recession was very accurate. Of course this is not stated in the mainstream media which a ...

Police ID accidental shooting victim

A man who accidentally shot himself Thursday while riding as a passenger on Interstate-80 has been identified as 49-year-old David Willoughby of Willits, Calif. Willoughby and a fr ...

Electioneering blamed for sending second Auburn Capitol Corridor train off track

Jim Holmes is stepping down as chairman of the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority board happy with on-time performance of trains but still seeking a second round trip for the ...

ARD strives to improve, serve

For a variety of reasons the past few months have proven to be quite a trying time. I am extremely thankful for all the support I have received — both on a personal and on a poli ...

Grateful for Auburn schools

In response to James McKesson’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 7), here is what my child received from Auburn public schools: She is offered a class for all core subjects whether sh ...