Auburn

Why surprise at sticker reaction?

I am amused by several recent letters concerning reactions to political bumper stickers ("Have the courage to sign your name," Reader Input, Sept. 28); ("Freedom of speech on I-80, ...

Community Portrait: Artist captures the true beauty of Placer County produce

Auburn’s Paula Amerine is blessed, and she’s appreciative and grateful. Amerine is an artist, a fine arts painter and she has found a personal and professional niche. She’s i ...

Auburn tire business searched by police

An Auburn tire retailer was searched by the Auburn Police Department and the California Board of Equalization after a yearlong investigation of the business, according to a press r ...

Vote Obama, vote stupid

Many people have called the president, Barack Obama, stupid. Not fair and not true. Let’s examine how stupid he is. We hired him with over 69 million votes totally ignoring his ...

How to protest the $150 fire fee

I was glad to see the coverage on the fire prevention fee, but would like to expand on how to protest it (“Residents confused, angered upon receipt of fire fee notice,” ...

Striker loss struck a chord with teacher

I never thought I would write a letter to the editor, but your article on the rattlesnake named Striker, struck a real chord with me (“Placer High loses its fiercest biology ...

Dead body found in Auburn on Tuesday identified

The dead body found near Old Town Auburn has been identified as Larry Colvin, 33, of San Francisco, according to a press release by the Auburn Police Department. The Auburn Police ...

All those years ago ...

‘Unloaded’ gun wounds pregnant wife in bedMrs. Frances Leonard of Newcastle, 19, and seven months pregnant, was in serious condition at Sutter Memorial Hospital Wednesd ...

Fire fee just a lot of hooey

Everybody I know agrees with Mrs. Louis Muller (“Displeased at being ‘chosen’ for fee,” Reader Input, Oct. 5). We were shocked to receive the “Be Prepared” notification ...

Salvation Army is first a church

It is often said The Salvation Army is a church with its sleeves rolled up, ready to serve those people who are in need of a hand-up. The Auburn Corps has a food bank for those pe ...

Fire fee unfair and illegal

My husband and I just received our “advance notice” that we would be amongst those being taxed $150 extra for fire protection. The “advance notice” tells us that we are “ ...

Moffat blazing fundraising trail with $13,615 in early reports

Local small-business owner Gary Moffat has a large lead in fundraising over incumbents Dr. Bill Kirby and Keith Nesbitt in his bid for one of two open seats on the Auburn City Coun ...

Council allows Old Town’s neon to keep glowing

Supporters of neon window signs in Old Town glowed over the Auburn City Council’s decision Monday to shelve a proposal that would have limited businesses in that region to displa ...

Trio of candidates seeks votes for Pleasant Ridge Union School District school board election

The race is on for the Pleasant Ridge Union School District Board of Trustees. Pleasant Ridge Union School District has a five member board which represents the communities of Aubu ...

Gary Moffat’s the one we need

After the city charter debacle foisted upon us by our local councilpersons voting in lockstep to place it on the ballot, resulting in tens of thousands of dollars in fees paid to t ...