fixed income

A fixed-income vote for Wal-Mart

This is in response to Patrick MacRoberts’ “Does North Auburn need a Wal-Mart?” (Reader Input, June 6). I agree with Peggy Impala, who wrote “Wal-Mart and m ...

Tough to live ‘the dream’

The dream: You’re over 65, worked all of your life, served your country, never been in jail and always paid your taxes. You struggled at times and did without but never asked for ...

Placer County supes hike North Auburn sewer rates

North Auburn seniors gave Placer County supervisors an earful Tuesday on a 21 percent increase starting in July on sewer bills for homeowners – from $67.84 to $82 a month. Many ...

Rising gas prices are hurting those on fixed incomes

As of yet, no one has convinced me that the obscene oil and gas prices are justified — especially since oil companies have had record-breaking profits for the past few years. Wh ...