E.V. Cain teacher is history after 40 years

Kathy Koester has seen multiple generations of Auburn families during her time at E.V. Cain Charter Middle School. Koester is retiring after 40 years at the school. Her career the ...

Community Portrait: Native Sons of Golden West vote local man to top post

In the shadow of Auburn’s Historic Courthouse is a brick building constructed in 1860. Look closely at the corner of Court and Commercial streets in Old Town or you might miss it ...

Sarah Palin is a media tease

My husband, daughter and I all had a good laugh reading Nordyne (Dee) Nann’s letter about “Palin makes perfect sense,” (Reader Input, June 9). I imagine that’s one of the r ...

AB 52 a move toward reason

Beyond the front-page news stories of Anthony Weiner’s troubles and Sarah Palin’s trip and woeful knowledge of American history, there was an article which got my attention and ...

Back off from arena funding

I see where Sacramento wants Placer and other counties to help build them a new arena and they have selected Sen. Ted Gaines to help spearhead this effort. I think (Assemblywoman) ...

County distributes funds with care

Once again the subject of the Placer County Board of Supervisors revenue-sharing program has come before the public in a Reader Input (“Stop the misuse of taxpayer money,” June ...