Help out your library now

My love affair with the written word started at home with my mom reading to me but came to full flower at the local library. As a kid, I spent countless hours there, lost in Nanc ...

Carbon monoxide, the silent killer

We had been feeling real weak and dizzy, and all we wanted to do was sleep. We were not waking up until 10:30 a.m. During the day we took several naps and felt exhausted all the ...

State needs tax extension

The Legislature and governor need to reach an agreement and act soon on the governor’s January budget proposal to put an extension of the temporary revenues on the June ballot. ...

Thank you, voters; wake up!

I want to thank all the people who supported and voted for me. I have met thousands of great people from our district. The ones that still have jobs work very hard for less. The on ...

Beth Gaines doesn’t get it

We have all seen a huge jump in the price of gasoline in recent weeks, so much so that it is negatively impacting economic recovery. So, what’s going on and what is the solution ...

Why bash companies that make jobs?

There is at the present time lots of discussion on the state of the states, mostly in regard to the unions and the collective bargaining clause. The unions were necessary in the 1 ...

Our View: Nominations sought for Auburn’s most prestigious award

They just do it, and it’s time again to recognize the special person who shines above the rest in making Auburn a great place to live. Nominations are now being accepted at the ...

49 Fire arson investigators aren’t giving up in suspect search

Larry Dykes has moved on. A 49 Fire victim, he’s owner of one of the 64 North Auburn homes destroyed in the catastrophic arson blaze on Aug. 30, 2009, that Cal Fire investigator ...