Bowman

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 ...

Another View: Put your money where your heart is, and you could win

We want your marked bills. If you were out of town last Friday, you might have missed a little contest we’ve put together to track how dollars flow through the Auburn economy. T ...

Stop when the red lights flash

Last week around 3 p.m. as I drove down Luther Road toward Bowman, I was behind a school bus. As the bus pulls over it engages the red flashing lights and stop sign. This means st ...

Golden State losing its luster

This letter is for those who have an “eat the rich” mentality. Resenting those wealthier than you is the hallmark of a true second-rater. Unfortunately, California is full of ...

Looking behind the scenes: Jail tries catch and release

Transferring the notebook to a teleprompter while contemplating my latest get-rich-quick scheme. I’m going to charge TV reporters and anchors a nickel for every time they use the ...

Bring back jack that you took

To the gentleman in the truck who picked up my husband’s jack off of Bowman Road on Saturday morning: You can put it in the metal box, by the mailboxes, at Bowman and Porter Lane ...

Consider the way of anarchy

This letter is for the remnant of Americans who are fed up with the size and scope of government at every level. We are never going to have Constitutional government in this coun ...

New Placer County Recovery Act program offers hope for homebuyers

North Auburn, Bowman and Foresthill are among the areas Placer County is targeting in a new program to reduce the number of vacant, bank-owned houses and help low- or moderate-inco ...

Conservatives, liberals: Read on

I have a couple of quick questions for our liberal and conservative readers. First, to liberals. The definition of a corporation is “a body that is granted a charter recognizing ...

Let free citizens lead economy

People often claim that there is some underlying need not being met in the free market that requires a new government program to fix. The fact is that there are an infinite number ...

Roseville firm steps up to supply Silver Bend Way affordable housing

If a deal can be reached with Placer County, a Roseville affordable-housing developer could soon be building on a controversy-prone parcel off Silver Bend Way in Bowman. But a foe ...