E.V. Cain Middle School

Borrowing not the solution

The European financial crisis is in full swing and shows no signs of stopping. In the worst scenario, the economies of Greece and Italy will crash and cause a wide bank run which w ...

Palm Avenue project a waste

Palm Avenue, a road next to E.V. Cain Middle School, has plans to be enlarged for a sidewalk. Why not spend the money on something useful like covering dirt roads off of Crockett w ...

Another View: Bikes, trikes and the best cyclists on earth, oh my!

How are you planning to mark the Tour of California’s historic visit to Auburn on May 17? Years from now, your grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be poring over photos a ...

Our View: Cyber taunting nothing to LOL about

The common saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” isn’t so true anymore. Before computers and social networking were commonplace, heari ...

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

Give freely to Auburn schools

Measure L was a proposition on the Nov. 2 ballot. Its goal was to get all of the property owners who live within the Auburn Union School District to add $59 to their parcel tax per ...

Familiar Faces: Randy Ittner — principal of E.V. Cain Middle School

Q. How long have you been the principal at E.V. Cain? A. This is my fourth year as principal here. I was at Placer High School before for 15 years as a teacher, coach, department ...

Freshmen adjust to life on The Hill

High school can be an intimidating place. New peers, new teachers, new buildings and all new pressures abound. However, some Placer High School freshmen are taking the move in str ...

Back-to-school gets presidential nod

E.V. Cain Middle School eighth grade history instructor Sylvia Haverberg is really excited about starting her 26th teaching year this Wednesday. In preparation for a fresh crop of ...

Middle school pursues charter option

Tuesday E.V. Cain Middle School parents received an automated message informing them their child’s school is considering moving to a charter model. The school is holding an info ...