Memorial Day

Reader input: Remember Memorial Day’s true meaning

For many, Memorial Day means picnics, barbecues and outdoor activities. Although traditional observance of Memorial Day has faded over the years, it is important to continue to cel ...

Auburn's Memorial Day flags mark sacrifices large and small

Hundreds of U.S. flags are flying today in Auburn-area cemeteries as a thankful community and nation honors veterans who have died on a Memorial Day long weekend. To achieve the d ...

Patrols out in force for DUI

Am I good to drive? Think carefully about it before climbing behind the wheel this holiday weekend – or anytime for that matter. Between college and high school graduations ...

Memorial Day weekend rescues for ultralight pilot, rafting family of 4

Memorial Day weekend turned out to be a memorable one for the Placer County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crew. Fresh from a May 16 rescue of a hiker on an isolated trail near ...

Rough road ahead

Off-road enthusiasts took to their four-wheel-drive “crawlers” over the long holiday weekend in hopes of getting away from it all by seeking refuge and recreation along ...

Another View: A special thanks for those who sacrificed selves

Never forget! It is frustrating when we forget where we put our keys. It is embarrassing when we forget to bring a dish to potluck Sunday. It can be near deadly when we forget ou ...

Memorial Day long weekend messages mix solemnity, safety, caring

Three new names have recently been etched in stone on Auburn’s war memorial and, with others who died serving their nation, they will be honored at Memorial Day ceremonies in ...

Cloudy skies precede sunny weekend

Forecasters expect rains and storms to wash across Northern California early this week before giving way to clear skies and 80-degree days for the Memorial Day weekend -- which AAA ...

Reader Input: US government shames in many ways

This letter is about Obamacare that all Americans are supposed to sign up on January 2014. Our government is requiring us to buy something that the majority of Americans do not w ...

Memorial Day: Paying tribute to the ultimate sacrifice

Residents and visitors gathered for Memorial Day observances at local cemeteries Monday including New Auburn Cemetery,  Old Auburn Cemetery, Maidu Indian Cemetery and the Newc ...