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Reader Input: Bell ringers do a great service

The Salvation Army works very hard every year to help people stay in their homes with food, services for the homeless, vouchers and many other programs for kids. Bell-ringing pro ...

Reader Input: Concerted effort will help homeless

The homeless are our neighbors, friends, sons, daughters and grandchildren. Homelessness is a tragedy in the United States and especially in Placer County for which there is no e ...

No love lost between Sheriff Boggs and lawbreaker Barter

Placer County is seldom mentioned in the annals of the Old West’s pantheon of lawmen and gun fighters despite the fact that Auburn’s J.C. Boggs was one of the era&rsquo ...

Reader Input: Cars towed if Old Town lot fee unpaid

Perhaps the only thing worse than not being able to find a parking space in Old Town is finding your vehicle has been towed while you were at lunch. That’s what happened (r ...

Low gas prices pleasant surprise for travelers

Low prices at the pump are making holiday travel cheaper than it has been in years; but beware, that could all change come Jan. 1. With gas prices hovering at around $3 in much of ...

Reader Input: Time to address homeless folks

As a member of the Caring Hearts Society, I helped prepare a meal for approximately 40 members of the Placer County Homeless Community. These folks assembled at Bethlehem Lutheran ...

Reader Input: Consider needs of our citizens

I would like to make comment on Donna Tuttle-Schwab’s letter, “Are vagrancy laws in effect?” (Reader Input, Nov. 20). How fortunate Ms. Tuttle-Schwab is to have s ...

New Auburn distillery believed to be first in Placer County since pre-Prohibition

Whether it’s the only ingredient in a slow, icy sipper or the foundation for a favorite cocktail, Darjeeling Gin is creating some made in Auburn moments regionally. The gin ...

Reader Input: Voters understood pay raise measure

This letter is in response to the viewpoint of Carl St. James on Wednesday, Nov. 19 (“Supes’ pay raise measure poorly worded”). He states the pay raise approved b ...

Reader Input: Find money and help homeless

It is past time to provide a shelter for the homeless. The restrictions for Gathering Inn make it impossible for many to find shelter. Most nights the Gathering Inn is not filled ...