Residents’ insights requested

The Auburn City Council discussed establishing a committee to further develop themes along the city’s Streetscape route Tuesday. At Tuesday night’s workshop of the Auburn Deve ...

Some parents decry speech ‘censorship’

Parents of students in the Placer Hills Union School District think the president is being censored. President Obama requested his televised speech to schoolchildren in Washington ...

Students can opt out of president’s talk

Faced with concerns about potentially censoring the president, the Auburn Union School District has amended its original plan to require a permission slip to view Obama’s speech, ...

Feline face of 49 Fire dies

A cat’s valiant fight to stay alive after being badly burned in the 49 Fire has ended on a sad note. Taken to the Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic Aug. 30 after being found at the ...

Beliefs are no one’s business

Who does Ruth Smith think she is telling Jackie McBride what to believe (Reader Input, Aug. 28)? If she wants to “commune with nature” or believe in “Mother Nature” it is ...

Enemies loving US divisiveness

Our foreign enemies are loving it! They’re watching America divide and weaken over a “no-brainer” such as health care for all Americans. They’re all too willing to watch ...

Poor choice of fire name

On this, the 21st anniversary of being survivors of the original 49er Fire in 1988 who lost everything that we owned , feel hurt, forgotten and mad that the recent fire in Auburn s ...

Heroes kept fire from worsening

First, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to all of the victims of the 49 Fire on Aug. 30. I also have family that lost their home and belongings. I couldn’t even ...

Americans are way too gullible

I watched President Obama’s speech to our schoolchildren and I cannot understand what all the furor was about. There was absolutely nothing in the speech that could even remotel ...

Activists take over school curriculum

Dear Auburn School Board: I disagree with the president’s political views, so please don’t let any children in the district see his inspirational, apolitical, national address ...