grass valley

Reader Input: Sometimes just one vote matters

By one vote in 1645, Oliver Cromwell gained control of England and became ruler. In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England to be executed. In 1776, one vote made English, not ...

Reader Input: Candidate has judge potential

Robert Tice-Raskin belongs on the bench. If you read his bio, it’s clear that Robert Tice-Raskin is eminently qualified to be our Superior Court judge. His education, exper ...

Reader Input: Consider this judge to fill vacancy

I have been practicing law in California for over 34 years. I have been fortunate enough to practice in most of the counties in California. As a result, I have been before many jud ...

Auburn roller derby warrior finds kidney match

Spend just a few minutes talking with Stacey Marquez and you can see why her roller derby teammates, the Golddiggers, follow her into battle on the track. Like the roller derby eq ...

Another View: For boomers, pickleball is court of last resort

I have discovered the path to world peace, and it is a game called “pickleball.” In fact, if diplomats could find a way to coax Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin on a cou ...

Landscaping posing problems for Caltrans

An Auburn-area business received notice that their landscaping upgrades would need to be removed, but Caltrans is now offering to work with them pending permit approvals. For Aubu ...

Reader Input: Grateful for Fireballs story

I saw your very interesting July 22 piece on the Colfax Fireballs softball team (“Fireballs reunion: ‘The older we get, the better we were’”). I played fo ...

Reader Input: People showed care, kindness

Good people: I didn’t get your names, but to all the people that helped me when my car stopped running at the Bell Road and Highway 80 turnoff last Friday, thank you from the ...

Media Life: Auburn-area locales getting Disney, American Pickers screen time

Reality is flying up against fantasy this weekend as the Disney corporation releases “Planes: Fire & Rescue.” The 3D computer-animated film is debuting in theaters ...

Water summit in Grass Valley

Water issues facing the Sierra foothills are due to be explored in depth during a community meeting in Grass Valley organized by the Nevada Irrigation District. Water Summit 2014 ...