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Auburn Thanksgiving ‘turkey trot’ doubles in size, raises $9,500 for food bank

Auburn’s version of Sacramento’s Run to Feed the Hungry is getting bigger. And that means more money to help the Auburn area’s needy. Thursday’s run/walk ...

Much-needed rain headed for Auburn

If you were one of the holdouts trying to see how long you could leave your lawn furniture in the yard, you may want to cover it up for the next few days. With one storm system fo ...

Reader Input: Camping facts becoming clearer

Thank you to the many people, both online and in this column, who took the time to respond to my letter of Nov. 20 (“Are vagrancy laws in effect?,” Reader Input). I e ...

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 ...