Death penalty increases safety

We have a debate on the virtues of raising taxes vs. cutting expenditures. I have to say that collective belt-tightening makes sense to me. We spend too much on things the average ...

Women who served get their due at Auburn’s Veterans Day parade

At 93, ex-Marine Doris Dennis wasn’t about to sit down as she rode in the back of a convertible during Auburn’s Veterans Day parade. Grasping the wrist of a comparatively youn ...

Placer Union flexes football power

Each year before the Christmas lights go up, football stadiums light up the autumn sky in the foothills. Home playoff games have become an annual tradition at Placer High, Del Oro ...

McClintock, the billionaires’ pal

In response to a letter from Gwen Myers (Reader Input, Oct. 31): I couldn’t tell whether Ms. Myers was serious or whether she was pulling our leg in support of Tom McClintock. Th ...

Line US, not foreign pockets

Christmas is fast approaching and I’d like to suggest to all Americans, rather than lining the pockets of more foreign companies with your hard-earned American dollars, let’s p ...

And who is without sin?

A novel idea of cutting monies from people would be to start the cuts from the highest politician (White House) on down instead of cutting from the bottom. Obviously you are all gr ...

Hire women veterans

This Veterans Day Parade honors women in the military. The local Soroptimist International of the American River club is proud to offer its support to this recognition of females i ...

Twist of fate reunites men 66 years on

In September of this year, my husband Andrew and I attended a monthly Navy League dinner meeting in Auburn. Sitting at our dinner table was a man named Luis and his daughter. While ...

Another View: Honoring those who served

President Ronald Reagan perhaps put it best when he said that “our nation itself is testimony to the love our veterans have had for it and for us. Our liberties, our values, all ...

Community Portrait: Hospice volunteer fulfilled by this ‘honor and privilege’

Fifteen years ago Theresa Fultz retired from a career in mortgage banking. Fultz is an outdoorsy person and for a while in retirement she busied herself with hiking, skiing, snowsh ...

Predatory ADA lawsuits fought on Auburn, federal fronts

Help may be on the way for businesses threatened or already stung by so-called drive-by ADA lawsuits initiated by predatory attorneys. With the realization that lawyers are wrestli ...

Auburn’s Veterans Day focuses on women at war

A downtown parade and after-parade celebration will mark this year’s Veterans Day in Auburn. Women in the U.S. armed forces will be targeted as honorees and specially struck med ...

New Nella Oil purchase signals jobs, tax revenue for Auburn

Auburn-based Nella Oil Company’s acquisition of a Southern California fuel business brings with it the promise of local job creation and increased sales-tax revenue for the city. ...
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