McClintock had it right

In his letter to the editor (“In search of a credible leader,” Aug. 5), Jim Venneman attacks Congressman Tom McClintock for voting against the bill that, he says, “resolved t ...

Let Auburn draft a first-class charter

Big government has evolved to be an elected aristocracy that has more than just disillusioned us commoners. Symptoms of the disillusionment include: vast sums are appropriated for ...

Aspiring teen star rising to top of online charts

This week’s Fast Fridays will be featuring a fast rising local star, Madison Hudson. She will be singing the national anthem, signing pictures and debuting her single that has ...

Government sickens reader

I am sickened with our government. If I had a daughter that abused her credit card privilege by overspending in the thousands, I certainly wouldn’t reward her with a higher debit ...

Our president isn’t cutting it

If this had been a white man in the president’s seat, he would have been impeached by now. But because this just happens to be a black man, he won’t get impeached. Why? Because ...

US voters are mad as hell

An open letter to the congress and the president. Subject: Our country’s fiscal nightmare. What is wrong with you? Are each of you so hung up on your agenda that you have no conc ...

Include reader out of arena

Re: The possibility of Placer County participating in the development of the discussed new Sacramento Sports Arena development: Please put me in the opt-to-decline column. I don’ ...

Charter mailer misleads community

A recent mailer went out to the Auburn business community that was full of misinformation and designed to frighten people into believing that a charter city would pave the way to m ...

Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits

Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...

Subsidies are costing us

We need to protect our children from the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. Over the last 40 years, childhood obesity has quadrupled. Taxpayers are subsidizing unhealthy food b ...