Auburn

County education board election pits teen vs. incumbent

Could one of the next members of the county’s education board be a 19-year-old college student? It’s possible. Lindsay Mulsow, of Auburn, is throwing her youthful hat into the ...

Our privacy under attack

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears!” Hopefully, you will be as dismayed as I was to hear on the news that in a small Long Island town the local authorities have th ...

'Big government' gripes biased

Republicans and tea party supporters seem to be disingenuous in their complaints about deficit spending and the takeover by “big government.” I say this because I did not hear ...

Was CalPers researched?

I am a retired Placer County employee and because you mentioned CalPers a couple of times in your editorial (Our View, Aug. 3), I have a few questions. 1. In researching your e ...

Call him ‘out-of-step’ Obama

The president is out-of-step with the majority of Americans on health care, out-of-step on taxes, out-of-step on the deficits, out-of-step on the Arizona border, out-of-step on the ...

Consumers need professor

I am glad to see that recent financial reform legislation calls for the creation of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which will result in substantial new protections for cons ...

Movie night supplies big fun

Thank you to all who made the latest “Movie Under the Stars” happen. What fun for our community to come together, yet again, for fun, laughs, good eats (thank you Pizza Express ...

Congratulations to Mel’s Diner

We celebrated my mother, Sheri Aracher’s, 104th birthday at Mel’s. The food was terrific! The service was outstanding. The extraordinary attention provided by the manager and ...

Cut pensions to help others

When is Placer County going to wise up about these inflated salaries and pensions? In this dismal economy, they reduce benefits for the poor and lay off workers but they won’t re ...

Methinks we be hoodwinked

It appears like there might be a new tailor in town! Similar to the story ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes,” this tailor might be trying to hoodwink some folks and pocket your mone ...

Big changes in store for Auburn

(I am concerned about) the rezoning of the Sisters of Mercy property on Sacramento Street and proposals for zoning changes, etc. I would not have known about this proposal procedu ...

Living Green Spa nurtures the natural way

Esthetician Judith Brown has a lot of strong beliefs about ridding the body of chemical toxins. And she’s put those ideas to work in her new Living Green Salon & Spa that opened ...

Wal-Mart exploits towns

Three facts about Jim Conkey’s Bohemia Wal-Mart project. Why is he so cavalier about destroying the lives of area citizens? He thinks nothing of Wal-Mart’s paying low wages to ...

A civilization ‘gone with the wind’

I was enjoying a Tango frozen yogurt on the plaza of Auburn Square a few days ago. At the adjoining table, four teenagers, one male and three females, were doing the same, when an ...

Think about more than Lilo

I have a problem with today’s society when I read “Lindsay Lohan ‘doing well’ in rehab, says Dina Lohan. Lohan went directly from jail to rehab on Monday.” And people se ...