Bay Area

There is a danger to crabbing in open waters

  Have you priced fresh crab lately? It’s expensive. Last week, it was detailed in this column that you don’t need to ride on a party boat to trap a load of crab ...

Another View: State Theater an audience and business magnet

In the July 9 Our View, “Auburn must get real to win business,” you acknowledged the newly refurbished State Theater as “an attractive addition (to the Downtown).” We than ...

Let merchants mix it up a little

I would like to say not allowing the (Tango frozen yogurt) orange umbrellas is ridiculous (Journal, July 5). The color matches their sign and adds color and invites you to come ins ...

US Census numbers rigged

Our decennial debacle is upon us. It’s time once again for the U.S. Census Bureau to undercount conservative areas and overcount liberal areas. Add to this gerrymandering and it ...

Career change marries interests, outdoors

Karen Killebrew went through a sort of midlife career change and came out of it a satisfied and content soul. Disenchanted with her career in the travel industry and how the Sept ...

Local Olympics stories shine

It is so wonderful to see all the response regarding the Squaw Valley Olympics to our local people. It has been especially interesting to my husband who doesn’t get out anymore ...

Patient with patients

For patients going into surgery, the anesthesiologist is their lifeline. The specialist must decide on the right type of anesthesia, administer it and then monitor vital functions ...