Garden Valley

Sen. Ted Gaines backs fracking

California Senators voted against notifying property owners about fracking. Sen. Ted Gaines voted against a bill (SB 1054) that would require well owners or operators to notify ?Su ...

Pan for fun, history at Marshall State Park

COLOMA – With summer fast approaching, many people are looking to get out and enjoy themselves without spending a lot of time and money. A visit to the Marshall Gold Discover ...

Who asked for tax loopholes?

Who asked to stop “interest deductions” for credit card and payment account’s limit deductions to “only” mortgage interest? Who stopped health care expense deductions to ...

Gas prices climb higher

After some relief at the pump last month, gas prices are on the rise again hereabouts, according to AAA of Northern California. Some Auburn residents say they haven’t noticed pr ...

Community Portrait: Girls rally community of prayer to help accident victim

Webster’s Dictionary defines a miracle as an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs. Some believe that for a miracle to happen three things must be ...

Who represents our interests?

Anyone remember the drought back in the late ’70s? If you do, read House Bill 1837, called “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act.” This bill would affect the water rights ...

Beth Gaines has vested interest

Beth Gaines voted against a bill to control health insurance costs last week. The bill (AB 52) specifically says: It prohibits increasing insurance premiums rates without first su ...

Schools taking deep cutbacks

My students have learned this year about Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Cesar Chavez, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. — people who made a difference in the world because they stood up ...

Local educator outlines how to teach dogs English

Some people have a natural ability to communicate with canines. But for those who don’t, a local author is making it easy. Garden Valley resident Teresa Gary has recently publis ...

Stop the oil company welfare checks

Why is Tom McClintock fighting so hard to keep oil companies’ “subsidies”? Subsidies are tax dollars going to the oil companies. He said on the House floor, “We are on th ...