Value schools, vote MacDonald

While national and state issues dominate the news regarding our elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6, there are local decisions to be made that will very much impact the quality of our com ...

Elect this trio to guide rec board

Auburn-area voters have an opportunity to bring diversity to Auburn Recreation District’s board of directors that has been lacking the past six years. Candidate Monique Margaux, ...

It’s how groups define ‘firehouse’

“Vote yes on K — save the fire station.” Next sign: “Vote no on K – save the fire station.” Confusing? The difference between the two is the ideology. Supporters of Mea ...

Let these men serve district

Robert Tice-Raskin and Scott Hopper for Pleasant Ridge Union School Board Trustees As a former member of the Pleasant Ridge Union School Board of Trustees, I am pleased to endorse ...

Mr. Jim Holmes: Don’t add taxes

Please can someone help us down here in the south part of Auburn? We are Newcastle residents and we are being hit very hard with extra added taxes for a new fire station. Whoever w ...

Each day’s a blessing for Auburn’s Olive Orr, age 100

“I’m a tough old lady, a tough old bird,” Auburn’s Olive Orr joked. Orr just passed a milestone few people achieve — she turned 100 years of age on Oct. 15. Orr doesn ...

Hart belongs on ed board

I have known Pam Robie Hart for almost 20 years, first as a parent activist then as an active community volunteer. It was Pam’s leadership in promoting literacy which led me to ...

Which party backs division?

For those of you who are upset about the tone of this year’s campaign, I would like you to think back to 2008. Which side was it that blamed all of the country’s problems on th ...

Georgetown needs new blood

We are having a very important vote this November for the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District board of directors. The two incumbents running have just rubber-stamped the gene ...

Elect Alpine to water agency

The Placer County Water Agency race has devolved into a popularity contest. Scratch the surface and find clear contrast. (Cheryl) Maki and (Otis) Wollan want to change the role of ...