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Reader input: Politicians are taking us down

Since I read Knight Wagner’s letter I believe everything he said (“Read your paper and wake up,” Reader Input, April 18). People have their heads in a hole, time ...

Another View: Finding the right bus

Two big coaches pulled up to the bus stop at the same time. Dozens of people rushed to get on board as busy drivers stacked luggage in the hold. Several destinations were clearly ...

Another View: Legal immigration: A right or a privilege?

I am a Mexican immigrant. My parents brought us to this wonderful country in 1960. They spent the previous five years processing an application for permanent residency and ultimate ...

North Auburn English classes offering new Americans new opportunities

AUBURN CA - A new class in North Auburn is throwing non-English speakers a language lifeline – with homework. Since September, a formerly unused classroom in a portable at Rock ...

Knox, Meylor, English named Lacky Scholarship winners

Three local student-athletes are among the 50 in the Sac-Joaquin Section that will be awarded A. Dale Lacky Scholarships at the section’s awards ceremony later this month in Stoc ...

Immigrant populations on the rise in local schools

Angela Barajas, an outgoing and bubbly teacher's aide at Placer High School, doesn't want to remain silent any more. She wants her opinion and, more importantly, her vote to coun ...