Council wasted city's money

The city council, for less than meritorious reasons, tried to fix something that was not broke. Kevin Hanley said at a council meeting that there was something the City of Auburn s ...

What kind of store burned?

Not too long ago I believe it was Gus Thomson who wrote about them putting in a garden in the field just past the State Theater on Lincoln Avenue (“Veterans, community, team ...

Thanks to all who supported Measure A

In this wonderful free country, we have the choice to either sit on the couch and whine or stand tall and try to improve things. I want to thank the members of the Auburn City Cou ...

Suicide jump off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A man was killed in an apparent suicide jump Wednesday off the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn.   The man parked his car near the bridge, walked out near the middle of the sp ...

Lions Club and golf go well

On Sunday, May 20, we featured our 18th Fun Golf Event with 144 golfers enjoying the day at Winchester Country Club. Represented were golfers from the Bay Area, Nevada and various ...

Give peace a chance?

My father died March 7 of this year at 97 years old. He was a World War II D-Day veteran. As I was going through his personal photos of the June 6, 1944 Normandy invasion, I heard ...

Sen. Ted Gaines backs fracking

California Senators voted against notifying property owners about fracking. Sen. Ted Gaines voted against a bill (SB 1054) that would require well owners or operators to notify ?Su ...

Stamp out futile distractions

There are gophers in my garden nibbling at the roots of my vegetables. When I tamp them down in one bed they pop up in another. So it is with birthers (?Locals ask Sheriff to inve ...

Does North Auburn need a Wal-Mart?

In 1.3 miles on Highway 49 from Luther Road to Sutter Auburn Faith Medical Center, I see an abundance of shopping choices that support our retail needs. In that corridor I alread ...

Supes OK new $35 fee for Placer County assessment appeals

AUBURN CA - Assessment appeals will now cost $35, under a new fee approved Tuesday by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The fee will cover part of the processing costs assoc ...

600 jurors summoned for duty Tuesday

About 600 people more than needed were summoned to serve jury duty Tuesday morning by the Placer County Court system. A similar incident occurred on May 1, where 1,200 jurors were ...

Measure A is about choice

Measure A is about choice. Choices today, and, more importantly, choices that our children will or will not have in the future. Did we have a choice about the fate of our Redevelop ...

Two Sessions For Colfax High Boys Hoop Camps

Colfax High?s boys basketball camps are now taking signups for its 2012 edition which will be split into two sessions. Session I will be for incoming 4th through 6th graders and ...

Rich Johnson has the edge in community service

Jennifer Montgomery has done a commendable job as supervisor. She stepped up when nobody else would to get Bruce Kranz and his deep-pocketed developer friends out of power. I thank ...

Another View Online: Measure D deserves a yes vote

In the mid 1980s two local fire districts, Rock Creek and Ophir, saw the need to consolidate their fire districts in order to provide a more cost-efficient level of service to thei ...