Bowman

Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means

I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...

Students collect pennies for earthquake relief in Japan

When students in Julie Paul’s sixth-grade history class at Weimar Hills School learned of the disasters unspooling in Japan, they opened their hearts and wallets. A “penny dri ...

Dark secrets to be revealed

The 20th century saw several corrupt regimes collapse. Whether they were the Nazis, the Japanese Empire, or the Soviets, without fail documents would eventually come to light which ...

Chill withers fruit crops

The stormy weather has growers keeping their eyes on the sky. But it isn’t necessarily the snow that’s a concern. For fruit trees, which have just started to bloom in the foot ...

Invest in gold and silver

For all of you out there that are unhappy with the national debt, I want you to consider a few things. For starters, that money is never going to be paid back, ever. Governments t ...

Annexation already rejected

Several years back Auburn wanted to annex the North Auburn and Bowman area. In the paper Tuesday (Dec. 7) Mayor (Bill) Kirby plans to annex North Auburn and Bowman into Auburn. W ...

Our View: Kirby must focus on today while looking to future

New Auburn Mayor Bill Kirby has backbone, and he’s not afraid to use it. Kirby, still recovering from major back surgery, took the oath of office Monday. Within a few minutes of ...

Allow citizens to sell kidneys

I could talk for hours about the myriad ways your government has destroyed the health care in this country, but I would like to mention just one aspect that gets absolutely no ment ...

A license to disobey gov.

I will be turning 29 on Aug. 29. But even more special to me than my birthday is the fact that on this day my driver’s license will expire. Not only will I not renew it but I w ...

Taxation wrong on two levels

There are two types of arguments an individual can make when debating for or against any government policy, namely the principled and the utilitarian. The principled is concerned ...