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Reader Input: Keep it clean at Fast Fridays

For years now I have been attending Speedway races. Since I was 13 years old I’ve been watching Ron Wood, Mike and Steve Bast, Billy Gray and others blaze around the track in ...

Another View: A Foresthill summer divided

Life has carried me far away from my small-town roots. Having navigated a good portion of my 20s in San Francisco, a spark of urban interest ignited a fire inside me that has never ...

Another View: Mending fences wins out over building them

No wonder my legs hurt and my back is sore. I’ve been thinking like I was 50 again while I’ve been walking around in a 75-year-old body. I’m not bragging. It&rsqu ...

Falcons, Hillmen fans can donate to assist Detective Mike Davis’s family

Attendees at the Colfax High School football game Friday against Placer High School will be able to donate to the fund set up to financially help the family of Detective Mike Davis ...

Longtime barber cuts out of Newcastle

For nearly four decades, Paul the Barber has had a shop in Downtown Newcastle, until he sold his home, closed his doors and pulled up stakes for Chico. Now, his single-chair Main ...

Rundel settles in for the long-term

When Tim Rundel came to town as the new city manager a few months ago, he had the daunting task of learning his way around a new city in a new state. Being a resident of landlocke ...

Another View: Flush with pride, a father shares gratitude for his kids

It is a beautiful sunny day in Auburn as I sit here relaxing with my coffee and reflecting on the day’s events. I was in the audience while my son — James Kirby, a gr ...

Chamberlain lawyer legacy lives on in new Auburn trail, preserve

Shaded by olive trees that mark the rich history of the Aeolia Heights neighborhood in Auburn that it skirts, a 7.5-acre parcel of land on the edge of the American River canyon has ...

Off Deadline: Embracing the changes in your life game plan

The phrase “game-changer” gets thrown around a lot when it comes to explaining unexpected events — and really, it loses its impact with overuse. That is until yo ...

Christmas not about things

Why is it that every time during the holidays there is always some report of violence? It’s always some crap excuse. Gifts are making people so obsessed with getting the best dea ...

It is up to us to help each other

I would like to comment on the elderly couple that died (last) week in Lincoln (Journal, Aug. 14). It is up to us as a community to help each other. I found that the news regarding ...

Roseville Sikh family opens their home

A Roseville Sikh family is like any other family. But Dr. Narinder Singh Parhar and his wife Baljit Kaur Parhar may take a little longer to get ready in the morning. Both have un ...

Class teaches parents how to talk about birds, bees

Most parents want to be the person their son or daughter comes to with tough questions about puberty, peer pressure, sexual harassment, “the birds and the bees” and teen pregna ...

Holidays remind what truly matters most

My father’s thyroid cancer had been in remission for eight years but suddenly came back with a vengeance. We had a Christmas gathering planned for Dec. 12 before he became ill a ...

Soldier with Auburn family ties killed in Afghanistan

A month ago, Sgt. Vincent Ashlock was one of the soldiers honored by North Auburn’s Rock Creek Elementary School for service to our country. With the memory of a standing ovatio ...