Dry Creek Road

Our View: Leash your dog – no excuses

We enjoy our beautiful scenery and animals in the foothills. To continue enjoying both, we need to treat our shared outdoor public spaces with respect. And that includes keeping ou ...

Auburn wants Trader Joe’s

I think that Trader Joe’s should move to Auburn. Since they sell an abundance of natural foods, they wouldn’t cause the shutting down of many other stores because there are not ...

Squeezed out by the big boxes

Paul T. McDaniel got it right (Reader Input, Nov. 15). Sometimes traffic is relatively light, but when people are traveling to work or returning, Highway 49 is awful. He’s also r ...

Intersection calls for added safety

Last Friday, Aug 19, the world changed for many people. There was another unfortunate and preventable traffic accident on Highway 49 at the intersection with Lone Star Road in Nor ...

Three arrested after armed pot robbery in Auburn

Three armed men were arrested after allegedly robbing an Auburn household of its medical marijuana this week. Robin Oscar Tipton, 20, of Sacramento, David Eugene Thomas, 23, of S ...

Our View: Wal-Mart tax money should stay

Whether you hail its arrival or are planning a boycott, Wal-Mart is coming to town. While there is a pending lawsuit challenging the environmental report for the project’s site ...

Stupid drivers come in all ages

Interesting articles and letters about senior drivers. In December 2009 I was returning to work on my lunch break. I left Target and was first in line to turn left or straight to K ...

Local family sells, services tools of the trade

A building contractor who expanded his expertise into selling and repairing power tools has opened a store in Auburn. Tony Lima, owner of Tundra Construction Inc., purchased The T ...

North Auburn prowler alarming neighbors

A North Auburn resident said a prowler has been harassing her family and neighbors for the last ten years. Neighbors back up her claims, and the Placer County Sheriff’s Departmen ...

Fire safety ordinance possible?

A fuel break project continued Monday in an area devastated by last year’s 49 Fire. The residents of the Creekside Place neighborhood, part of the area that lost 63 homes in Augu ...

Our View: We can’t wait for fire protection

It’s been a year since the 49 Fire and residents and victims of the devastating blaze are seeing dry fields with new, fearful eyes. One of the fields borders the Northpark Plac ...

Volunteers wage war on senior hunger

On Monday, the kitchen staff at the Seniors First café arrived at 5:30 a.m. to prepare chicken fajitas, Mexicorn and Spanish rice. It was a typical morning at the Meals on Wheels ...

Fire chief enjoys dual careers of helping

Ian Gow must have been predestined to help people who are having really bad days. Gow has two jobs that deal with human trauma and there isn’t a better man for the position when ...

Nurse, teen allegedly beat transient

Two Auburn men, one of whom is a nurse, were arrested after reportedly beating another man with an ax handle. Scott Edward Warren, 57, of Auburn, and Lukas Edward Warren, 18, als ...

Pedestrian hospitalized with major injuries after vehicle accident

A man reportedly suffered major head and internal injuries after he allegedly darted out into Highway 49 traffic Tuesday night. At about 8:23 p.m., a man referred to by law enfor ...