Kevin Hanley

Reader input: Powers, Spokely for City Council

Ensuring a high quality of life, prosperity and a well-run municipal government can only be achieved if our future City Council members are wise, have an abundance of energy, belie ...

Gold Country Reflections: Sharing thoughts on infernos and indifference

Ebola is breaking out and killing people all over western Africa, and yet the flights from these countries into the United States continue. Thousands cross our southern border, cla ...

Another View: Freedom and personal responsibility

Do you want to try a little experiment? All you need is a newspaper like this one and a nice cup of freshly brewed coffee in hand. Flip through the newspaper from beginning to end ...

Another View: Auburn pillars leave lasting legacies

I love the sound and, more importantly, the meaning of the Latin word “gravitas.” Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues. A person with gravitas is a man or woman who ha ...

Another View: Moving toward patient-centered care for veterans

On Sept. 28, 2013, Thomas Breen, a 71-year-old U.S. Navy veteran, who had grappled with cancer in the past, had blood in his urine. He and rushed to the Phoenix Veterans Health A ...

Another View: Audacious artists in action

At about 8:30 on Monday night, the Auburn City Council had just adjourned after a productive session mainly focused on carefully scrutinizing three alternative plans to build sidew ...

Another View: Storming the castle walls of college

Can Hollywood teach us anything about politics? Anyone who saw the movie Robin Hood (2011) remembers the dramatic and bloody scene in which Robin Hood, played by Russell Crowe, lea ...

Another View: Leadership needn’t come from chamber

Daniel Berlant, the Cal Fire spokesman and 30-year-old candidate for the Auburn City Council, is facing a total of four challengers this fall: three competing contenders plus the A ...

Another View: State’s thumb hurts business, quality of life

As the “Me Generation” took power in all areas of our country, Robert Fulghum, as he looked at the rising rudeness and gradual decline of civil society, had to write th ...

Residents weigh in on council race

Economic development is the topic on the mind of many Auburn residents as City Council candidates build their platforms for November’s elections. With the closing of the can ...