El Salvador

Another View: What kind of country would make a drunken driver wait five years for his day in court?

I have a friend I will call Michael who was stopped for drunken driving while working in a foreign country. He has been held in jail for five years without bail and without an at ...

Reader Input: Make Honduras help conditional

Thirty-five years ago, Archbishop Oscar Romero lost his life beseeching the soldiers of El Salvador to “stop the repression, stop the killing.” Since my daughter trav ...

Another View: We can pity but can’t support child immigrants

I have always loved children — what normal human being doesn’t? One of the toughest decisions of my life was to become a dentist instead of a teacher. About 25 percen ...

Coffee fungus: Grounds for concern in Auburn

It’s a morning staple. In fact, 60 percent of all coffee drinkers say they need a cup of joe to start their day. And the total number of U.S. daily coffee drinkers is about ...

Peace Corps has Auburnites around the world

Several young Auburnites are finding joy in helping others around the world. Kathryn Lee, 22, is a Placer High School graduate who will be leaving early next week to spend two yea ...

Government stifles growth

This country’s greatness was founded on free markets. Mom and pop start-ups, a man in his garage inventing a product ... does Bill Gates or Steve Jobs sound familiar? There are ...