Lotus Green Giant owner vexed by Michigan link

Lotus hydroponic shop owner Justin Brockman said Wednesday he’s not the man in a Michigan jail claiming to be the owner of Green Giant Hydroponics. The Calhoun County Sheriff’ ...

Can Ted Gaines hear the voters?

Does (State Sen.) Ted Gaines believe in democracy? If he does, he will let the voters decide whether they want taxes extended. (Gov.) Jerry Brown promised not to seek tax increases ...

Gotta love the maple trees

Congratulations on the great (Auburn) Home Show. It was a job well done with many nice vendors and thank you to Bakers Nursery for the nice give-away of the maple trees. Paula Sim ...

Food for thought

Did you ever wonder what a draft-dodger might be thinking as he lays a wreath on the grave of a fallen soldier? Knight Wagner, Colfax

Planning commission exhibits disdain

At the (Placer County) planning commission hearing of May 12, I was appalled by the disdain of the public by the commission. With only three items on the agenda, two of them very s ...

“Goat-Man Bandit” in three Auburn bank robberies sentenced to prison

The man responsible for three Auburn bank robberies and a string of six others in the area from late 2008 to early 2009 has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison. John ...

Some kids pass muster

I’ve been called “Mr. Wilson” (not much into kids). But I was impressed by the performance on Friday by the Boys & Girls Club for the play they wrote and the performance they ...

Exactly what backs currency?

Where is the value? Is there really any money of value out there? What backs the U.S. currency — or the Euro or for that matter any of the world currencies? With credit cards, Pa ...
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