Ken Newman

Auburn’s parade first-class yet again

What a wonderful day 11-11-11 was. I rode in a car in the (Auburn Veterans Day) parade and only got to see what was ahead of me or behind me, but what I heard from everyone was it ...

New sign for city chambers?

I agree with councilman Mike Holmes’ opinion on the (Auburn City Council Chambers’ “In God We Trust”) sign (Streetwise, Oct. 16). I would hope one of our sign makers in Aub ...

Road safety takes a holiday

On my way down Lincoln Way I got to the stop light at Highway 49 and turned right and went through the underpass and turned into the left-turn lane to go down Lincoln Way. I saw th ...

Odd comment on Measure L

I have never written to the paper before, but the (Oct. 19) Reader Input from Mr. (Ken) Newman regarding Measure L disturbs me greatly. Granted, I live outside Auburn Union Sch ...

Who paid for writer’s schools?

Contrary to Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), Measure L is actually good for seniors. Funding our local schools is the most important place we can spend our money because good sc ...

Seniors value education

Unlike Ken Newman (Reader Input, Oct. 19), I urge everyone, especially seniors, to vote yes on Measure L. Times have changed. When we came of age, strong reading and math skills an ...

School district ‘hopeful’ about parcel tax

As Nov. 2 draws near, those who support and oppose Measure L are speaking out about the proposed parcel tax. Measure L would impose an annual $59 parcel tax on properties within th ...

Measure L not good for seniors

Have you looked real close at your brand new property tax bill this year? Look at how much you and I are paying for school bonds now and the Auburn Union School District wants you ...

Special prize for Woods, Sanford

I would like to nominate Tiger Woods and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford for his outstanding “goodwill” trip to Argentina, for the Nobel Peace Prize for year 2009-2010. The ...