Our View: Unified plan needed for local business

Auburn is often described as a tight-knit local community that helps one another out. That didn’t seem to be completely the case for some of our businesses last week. At a city ...

Photographer David Crosby's work on display at library

Photographer David Crosby will participate in the Friends of the Auburn Library showing of local artists from March 30 to May 21. Crosby started taking digital photographs of loca ...

Thys finds stroke in Sonoma

Now at his third college since graduating from Placer High in 2009, Joel Thys finally has a clear path for this baseball future. That’s allowed him to focus on what he and Sonoma ...

Enough with ‘cannon fodder’

The hawks, who are always pushing for war, should take note of 38-year-old Robert Bales and the tragedy in Afghanistan. Enough is enough! This young man is somebody’s son, husban ...

Vietnam vets still comrades

I was in the waiting room of the Auburn Veteran’s Administration’s health care clinic when a man came in to sit across from me. He was wearing a well-worn baseball cap with lar ...

Long live contraceptives

In Robert Carrell’s letter (“Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16) he also refers to the president as weak and failed, as well as defending Rush Limbaugh’s F ...

Free speech works two ways

Robert Carrell (“Knight Obama to the rescue,” Reader Input, March 16) thinks the president is a weak man for commending a young woman for speaking out about injustice in women ...

US once banned interracial marriage

In response to Donald Adams’ letter titled, “Word of God the cornerstone” (Reader Input, March 19), I have to say I take great exception. Regardless of the fact that the Bibl ...

IRS says kickback scheme defrauded California tribe

SACRAMENTO — The Internal Revenue Service has moved to seize 23 properties, including vacation homes in Lake Tahoe and Maui, as part of an investigation into fraudulent ...

Preserve our native oaks

A local group, “Citizens for Tree Preservation,” was formed after the shocking clear-cut of an oak forest by a developer on property near Sierra College Boulevard and Interstat ...