Gordon Ainsleigh

Is a transient tax worth the effort?

The latest version of the short-term rental ordinance is still waiting for a second reading in front of the Auburn City Council, but some are asking whether a transient tax could h ...

Reader Input: Some have evolved more

Gordon Ainsleigh’s letter (“Some politicos’ price is too high,” Reader Input, Nov. 20) is all based on assumptions and half-truths, at best. Since when is ...

Reader Input: Some politicos’ price is too high

There is a problem with following Patrick Little’s advice (“Don’t let big money rule Supreme Court,” Reader Input, Nov. 16) to vote for a president who wi ...

Reader Input: Prepare for life challenges

My religious mom and grandma, who raised me from infancy, told me if I just trusted in the Lord, everything would be OK. I wish they had told me how difficult it was going to be. ...

Reader input: Remembering a buddy’s magnificent spirit

Remembering Joe Kelly, my classmate (1965) and fellow distance runner at Colfax High School, who, like me, joined the armed forces (him the Navy, me the Army) to become a medic, an ...

Our View: Meet at trailhead of compromise on bike park issue

It’s been beaten into the ground, but really, the phrase seems to work: “Can’t we just all get along?” That’s the refrain rising out of the issue of ...

User groups still at odds over bike park location

Auburn Recreation District directors and staff are working to find a way to keep cyclists and horseback riders safe if a bike park is built at Canyon View Park. ARD directors ...

Search continues near Foresthill for missing Modesto man

FORESTHILL — Search crews set out amid the rain and snow Monday and continued to look for Robert Root, 55, of Modesto, who vanished a day earlier while running with a group o ...

ARD board votes to begin environmental review of pump track

The Auburn Recreation District board of directors voted Thursday night to begin a legally required environmental analysis on a proposed bike pump  ...

Proposed county levy irks ARD directors

Auburn Recreation District directors are up in arms over a $137,000 fee that is being proposed by Placer County in order to expand the parking lot at Hidden Falls Regional Park. T ...