Fantasy math doesn’t wash

“Please don’t skew numbers” says Jim Beall, Sr. (Reader Input, June 15). This sure smells of just one more liberal double standard. Dianne Foster (Reader Input, May 31) labe ...

Big 25 mph speed limit sign is great

I have lived on Mikkelsen Drive for 15 years, and lately you risk your life pulling out of your driveway. I’ve been nearly run down just turning into my driveway. I’ve had peo ...

To all fathers: One day isn’t too much to ask

Today is Father’s Day, a stereotypical day – for some – of bad ties, beer and barbecues. For me, it’s more than that. While a cold one and a hot steak never get old, I’v ...

Message from Detroit tough on Auburn

Checking the notebook while still chuckling over the suggestion that if President Obama really wanted to close Gitmo, all he has to do is make it a Pontiac dealership. Wish that w ...

Robin Hood: We need you

Our government is expecting way too much from citizens and is sucking the life right out of its people without any concern for their well-being, just to bail them out of debt they ...

Deer kill: How’s this for ludicrous?

A fun-filled festive family free-for-all hunting day is being proposed and will be heard at the Placer County Planning Commission meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 24 in Auburn. W ...

Dreams do come true

Fifteen years ago, a group of citizens had a dream that Auburn would have a Boys & Girls Club, with its own clubhouse, in Auburn. This week that dream came true. On June 22, the n ...

Dave Horsey named district superintendent

Dave Horsey has been tagged as the new Placer Union High School District superintendent. Trustees voted 5-0 Tuesday to appoint Horsey to a three-year term, effective July 1, which ...

County reconsiders use of free cars

Placer County supervisors who have enjoyed free SUVs and cars at taxpayers’ expense may decide today to curb that practice in the future. Supervisors Jim Holmes, Robert Weygandt, ...

Council votes to upgrade local wastewater plant

Although all five members of the Auburn City Council expressed a preference to join the proposed regional sewer plant based at Lincoln, they nevertheless voted unanimously Monday n ...