Western States a mobile feast for runners

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in a two-part series covering fueling strategies for the upcoming Western States Endurance Run.A friend once said that an ultraru ...

Local firm looks to protect athletes? mouths

The person that could stand between your child?s health and a concussion might be an out-of-work administrative assistant. Paula Chapman has spent the last two years unemployed but ...

Error made at state level

Re: Donna McCloskey’s letter regarding jurors called (“County’s error again colossal,” Reader Input, June 8): you are dead wrong Ms. McCloskey. Placer Count ...

Smotherman defines champ

With all the great performances by local high school athletes, the recent California State High School Golf Championship won by Del Oro’s Austin Smotherman deserves proper pe ...

Mitt Romney PC to a fault

The flip-flop pandering from Mitt Romney is appalling. A trumped-up endorsement from the ?Birther King? (re: ?The Donald?) and a distancing from his Massachusetts ?Romney Health Ca ...

Be careful what you wish for

Response to Dee Nann, Christian Valley, (“Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 19).You say you want your country back? Like, how far back? Or, back from what exa ...

Measure A vote shows "disconnect"

I will preface my comments that I live outside the Auburn city limits but watched the events surrounding Measure A closely, mainly because I am a business owner within the city lim ...

Can writer kindly zip it?

Re: “Bring back our country,” Reader Input, June 10):Dee Nann has asked that we get our country back. Alas, Ms. Nann is seeking a time that our country has (thankfully) ...

Must shop at Wal-Mart

I completely agree with Peggy Impala of Auburn (“Wal-Mart and more needed,” (Reader Input, June 10) and appreciate her willingness to stand for something she supports, ...

Support small, local businesses

Re: “Wal-Mart and more needed,” (Reader Input, Peggy Impala, June 10), and I quote: “I have been shopping here when we go to the stores we do have and they are ou ...