California Legislature

Mark your calendar: Free fishing day is July 7

When you think of the Fourth of July holiday, you think of what? Fireworks? Camping? Water recreation? Barbecues?All of the above certainly apply. But many years ago, the state Leg ...

Trust locals on Measure A

As a former mayor of Auburn and a gubernatorial appointee to the California Citizens Compensation Commission, I bring a unique perspective to Measure A. As a commission member, I ...

Charter prepared over many months

Last week, Ms. (Leslye) Janusz asserted that the Auburn charter “was rushed onto the ballot” (“Oppose charter for better town,” Reader Input, April 20). Th ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Fighting for Auburn’s future

From now until Election Day on June 5, Auburn residents will have front-row seats in a replay of the David vs. Goliath story. The battle is about Measure A, “The Home Rule for Au ...

Part-time Legislature? Campaign finds local support

AUBURN CA - A Bakersfield assemblywoman’s drive to turn state legislators into part-timers is resonating in some Placer County political circles. Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, i ...

Raises for legislative staffers ill-timed

As a descendent of John Sutter I take pride in being a Californian but doubt the pride that those in the Legislature take in our state. It would seem that intelligence and logic we ...

Another View: Hands off Placer’s water

The California Legislature and an out-of-control state agency called the Delta Stewardship Council are working feverishly to take our county’s water, our money and our ability to ...

Charter mailer misleads community

A recent mailer went out to the Auburn business community that was full of misinformation and designed to frighten people into believing that a charter city would pave the way to m ...

Another View: Put the Auburn charter on the ballot

Successful organizations and individuals use every tool available to them to achieve their mission. The U.S. Armed Services – led by highly trained men and women, cutting-edge we ...
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