Grass Valley

Try this in the new year

This year, instead of making the same new year’s resolutions that you have made before, such as lose weight, quit smoking or exercise more, try something different. Make a resolu ...

Mobile barbecue success sets down Auburn roots

It all started with backyard barbecues. Then when a friend suggested Brendon Sullivan enter a barbecue competition, he did. “We had one Easy-Up (shade canopy), one ice chest ...

Occupy OPEC starts here

When it comes to occupying Wall Street, Oakland, Sacramento and vomiting and crapping on the grass which is nowhere peaceful, they could make themselves more useful by occupying OP ...

Big business lost moral compass

Why are Americans clogging intersections in large and small cities from New York to Portland? In my opinion, it isn’t complicated. The protesters are desperately trying to show t ...

Employers get a break on hiring, training costs

Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Board has provided funding to employers for on-the-job training since passage of the Recovery Act of 2009. But a recent change boosts that fundin ...

Republicans took the bait

The GOP’s four goals for the price of one: destroying Obama, Social Security, Medicare and increasing tax breaks for the wealthy! The GOP is hoping that you have forgotten about ...

Intersection calls for added safety

Last Friday, Aug 19, the world changed for many people. There was another unfortunate and preventable traffic accident on Highway 49 at the intersection with Lone Star Road in Nor ...

Coach Chappell is one class act

What would cause an engineer, a federal security director, an NFL scout, a surveyor, a high school coach, a burly retired guy, a couple of financial and real estate gurus, a surgeo ...

Rich, powerful write our laws

I’m asking all voters out there to do some in-depth research on an organization called the American Legislative Exchange Council. It’s made up of about 2,000 state legislators ...

Placer Community Theater presents ‘color’ful show

An Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is coming to Auburn’s historical State Theater this month. With eight scheduled performances locals will have plenty of chances to catch Placer ...