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Placer detective paid tribute

Slain Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael Davis Jr. is now honored with new memorials in Sacramento and Auburn. On Monday, Davis’ name was enrolled in a ceremony ...

Cinco de Mayo to spice up Old Town Auburn for 25th year

The California Hispanic community’s traditions will fill the streets of Old Town Auburn with color and sound today. Cinco de Mayo is back in a big way with plenty to see and ...

Reader Input: Mental health woes common

In response to Carol Wallgren, “Once stigmatized, mentally ill now aided,” (Reader Input, April 28), Carol tells us “Everyone has a mental as well as a physical h ...

Reader Input: Rotary thanks contributors

On behalf of Auburn Gold Country Rotary, I would like to thank those that made our food collection for the Interfaith Food Closet a success. Thanks to Auburn Safeway store for host ...

Reader Input: Nurse explains strike reasons

Please don’t believe Sutter. An average nurse at Sutter does not make $140,000 per year. There may be one nurse making that and she has been there for 30 years, working full- ...

Reader Input: Dealership wastes water

With all the concerns with the drought, is it really a good use of water to be spraying down cars on dealer lots now? One of our local dealerships has been called out twice now o ...

Reader Input: Scientology ‘facts’ conflict

A letter from Marcia Winborne-Graven says that if I had looked at the Scientology (web)site I would have found that the Citizens Committee for Human Rights (CCHR) was not founded b ...

Reader Input: Following path to accepting gays

Let me say the “Corporations exempt selves” (April 24) letter by Jim Beall, Sr. was one of the funniest and satirical pieces ever written and published in your Reader I ...

General Gomez was but one brand of Auburn’s hometown cigars

It’s been a while since I’ve smelled cigar smoke or seen a man puffing on a panatela, but there was a time before the Surgeon General’s report on the hazards of u ...

Reader Input: Once stigmatized, mentally ill now aided

Deanna Stilwell’s (LCSW) thoughtful letter on Sunday, April 19, was “right on” when she mentioned the “huge stigma” about getting mental health treatm ...