Plan to honor athletes trudges on

More than two-dozen concerned citizens attended Tuesday’s Endurance Capital Committee meeting, many unhappy with the Downtown plaza’s sports focus. Committee members attempted ...

Top officers ask supervisors to go easy on budget cuts to law enforcement, DA's office

Law enforcement’s top officers in Placer County made their plea Tuesday to county supervisors to keep budget cuts in the Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s office t ...

It qualified as an ‘estate sale’

We would like to thank all the wonderful people that showed up not once but twice to our sale. Thanks to you it was a great success. My girlfriend and I, both ex-managers of Gotts ...

America being bankrupted

What? A $600 billion price tag for health insurance and that money to pay for it is coming from where? Oh wait ... I just bought a $1 million home but I have no money and no idea h ...

Don’t parrot reform myths

As I was reading the letter from Libby Prall (Reader Input, Aug. 17) I wondered where she is getting her information. As far as her many sources for “Euthanasia for all older pe ...

Take pride in endurance title

I have been following the commentary as regards to the issue of naming Central Square the “Endurance Plaza.” If you were a visitor to our city, what would distinguish it from P ...

Eleanor Bailey a true Auburn treasure

I want to congratulate (reporter Megan Sanders) on the recent front-page write-up on Eleanor Bailey and her work with the physically and/or mentally challenged (“Bailey answered ...

Despite budget, Gaines rewards his state employees with raises

With the state in deep fiscal distress, Assemblyman Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, was one of several California lawmakers who rewarded their employees with pay raises during the first h ...

Fire smoke can make air unfit for some

Hazy skies and the smell of smoke were two signs in Auburn on Monday of fire in the region. The nearest blaze was in Yuba County, where more than five square miles had gone up in ...

Single-payer the way to go

Medicare is an example of a single-payer system but, of course, the for-profits are doing all they can to discredit/undermine it. All citizens must have single-payer — the CEO ...