Auburn’s Steven Lease wields mean cookie sheet

There’s something special about being offered a cookie. Who can help but smile when eating a freshly baked cookie? It’s such a simple thing, sweet and delicious. Auburn’s Ste ...

Project helps our homeless

Homelessness may be one of the few issues on which everyone can agree. Nobody likes it. There’s nothing beneficial about it, and it’s very expensive. Homelessness evokes the s ...

USA has taken strange turn

Seriously, are there still birth certificate people out there? It is apparent that no matter what Obama does it will never be enough for most Republications. I was 7 years old when ...

Deputies supply real security

We are grateful for the excellent work performed by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Several years ago we reported some suspicious behavior near our home. The deputies respond ...

Measure E a matter of life and death

Measure E on the June election ballot provides a safety guarantee for residents and businesses in the service area of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District. The fire district o ...

Call to Readers

  Do you think Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) law should be reformed? Tell us why or why not.Your letters on this subject are wanted!Please share your thoughts via one ...

Community shows big heart

The Ysunza family and extended family would like to convey our sincere appreciation and gratitude to the Colfax and Auburn community for your heartfelt gift of love and compassion ...

Knowing folks oppose charter

After reading both editorials in Sunday’s paper (“Point/Counterpoint,” April 15), I can’t help but wonder who really stands to benefit from the proposed Aub ...

Such language before Easter

This is in answer to Dee Nann’s tirade, and use of bad language in her letter, dated April 9, mentioning my name.My letter (April 2) was trying to ask questions about an indi ...

Guns cause more trouble than end it

I would not feel safe in Gordy Ainsleigh’s world where everyone is allowed and encouraged to carry a gun (“Citizenry needs its firearms,” Reader Input, April 11). ...