Exchange enriches all

The school year is coming to a close and I want to take this opportunity to thank all my wonderful host families for allowing my foreign exchange students to stay in their home and ...

She sides with Independents

Having read your letter (?Where were the questions?,? Brian Hassett, April 22), proved, even more strongly, why I continue to be a registered Independent voter. If you can?t blame ...

Charter city didn't fly in "80s

As a member of the Auburn City Council ? and mayor ? in the 1980s, I researched the possibility of Auburn becoming a charter city. The findings were negative. Today, those findings ...

Give our libraries more than pittance

I hate to say it, folks. Placer County?s library system continues to be the Cinderella of governmental services still waiting to be taken to the ball she so richly deserves. It s ...

Local fire districts asking for increase in fees

With revenue from property tax continuing to plummet and the need for fire and emergency services remaining steady, two local fire departments are asking June voters to decide what ...

Measure A a power grab

Don?t let charter proponents pull the wool over your eyes. We?ve seen this before. When politicians and their power-hungry allies get exposed to having no facts to back up their ar ...

"No on A" group plays with truth

As chairman of the weekly chamber forum (The Meddlers), I was shocked to learn that Todd Stenhouse, the paid political consultant who is running “No on Measure A,” woul ...

Saints scandal shames fan

I am a football fan, and for as long as they?ve existed, I have been a fan of the New Orleans Saints. Yes, I am a New Orleans native, having moved to Auburn after losing my home to ...

Lions golf for greater good

The Auburn Host Lions would like to thank those golfers who have signed up for our 18th annual fun event at Winchester Country Club on May 20 this year. And a special thanks to all ...

Stop blowing things out of proportion

Between the Black and White event and the charter issue, this all seems like a circus mentality. It sounds like a ball of confusion! It?s no wonder we are so confused. We create ou ...