Placer grad finds life in the cage to his liking

At 22 years old, Sunny Kandola is pretty much a normal young man finding his way through life full of hope for the future. He’s newly married and working full time with his fath ...

Debate must get past selfish

The most stunning moment of the national health care debate at Representative (Tom) McClintock’s Granite Bay town hall meeting was when an obviously prosperous man stated, “I d ...

Volunteers work to protect 49 Fire site's Rock Creek in North Auburn

Volunteers will give Mother Nature a helping hand this weekend at the 49 Fire site. California Conservation Corps members from Christian Valley will be among the volunteers spread ...

Use energy to craft health plan

The debate over heath care has become more and more heated, and as a result opponents of health care reform have begun to resort to fear tactics and outright lies. There are many v ...

Accept gift of Shockley land

No one needs to apologize for a brilliant man who greatly helped this country and society. To question his beliefs regarding eugenics is political, non-productive and arrogant. Au ...

Misinformation shrouds hunt

Times have not changed, just gotten more media-driven. Everyone not only has an opinion, but they want to spend our tax dollars on public hearings and surveys to push their opinio ...

Deer driven by hormones

I just had to reply to Joe Miele’s letter of Sept. 21, because it was so off the mark. He stated that 50 percent of deer-auto collisions occurred in October, November and Decembe ...

Why hesitate in pitbull put-down?

I certainly agree with Daniel Chauvin regarding the dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). It brings to mind an incident many years ago on our small farm in Pennsylvania. ...

Obama won’t use health plan

To the Sept. 23 letter that said, while visiting other countries they received free health care: What do the people who live there pay in tax? Sweden pays 51 percent; that’s not ...

Manage forests to reduce wildfire risks

It’s become an annual California phenomenon. Summer transitions to fall and our forests burn. Fire suppression in the past century has been so successful that forests which befo ...