DeWitt Center

Established Auburn businesses move to new quarters

Several Auburn businesses have moved to new locations recently. Wildflower gift shop recently re-opened about three blocks away from its former spot on Lincoln Way. Auburn Gymnasti ...

Local medical care excellent

I live in Auburn and in this past year I was diagnosed with pancreatitis. I had no insurance and no family doctor. When the pain and nausea became unbearable I made at least a doze ...

Fossum co-wrote ‘The Book’ on kickboxing lowdown

The karate thing all started for Steve Fossum when he got in a shoving match at school at age 15. He wasn’t beat up but he felt bad that he had cried. “I remember thinking to m ...

Another View: Investing in future remains a priority

Motorists traveling along Highway 65 may have noticed a massive construction project west of the highway at the northern edge of Roseville. The project is a new jail being built by ...

Our View: Grand jury swings, misses with city manager pay probe

If there’s one thing residents have been vocal about during the recession, it’s that state, county and local governments must rein in pay for public employees — especially to ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Raking the old muck around our supervisors

Don’t bet the ranch on a Republican sweep this November, not while Placer County’s Republican Central Committee remains active. That stalwart unit, which seemingly spends most ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Supervisors’ hat-switch wobbles on smell test

Balancing the notebook while preparing to run over to my local supermarket to get an estimate on tomatoes. Never knew they were made out of petroleum ... Meanwhile, I saw another ...

Do political checks and balances include check-kiting?

Trying to remember where the notebook is while wondering if the items on the laptops of those two wandering pilots just happened to be flight attendants ... And another “lapse ...

Pit bull letter good for laughs

If Pat Brandhorst likes pit bulls so much (Reader Input, Oct. 16), and thinks they are so wonderful, do I have a deal for her! The pound at Auburn in the DeWitt Center is having a ...

Fire follow-up well organized

We would like to publicly thank all of the county offices that so quickly coordinated their functions in the DeWitt Center after the Auburn 49 Fire. Their friendly, helpful attitu ...