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Another View: Protecting privacy rights

Technology’s miraculous leaps forward bring unimaginable benefits to us all. Life-saving medical procedures, limitless entertainment options, wealth building productivity too ...

General Gomez was but one brand of Auburn’s hometown cigars

It’s been a while since I’ve smelled cigar smoke or seen a man puffing on a panatela, but there was a time before the Surgeon General’s report on the hazards of u ...

Agencies brace for fire season

Worry over the seemingly eminent fire threat this year is manifesting itself in the preparations being made at state and local fire stations. With the lack of rain and snow a cons ...

Reader Input: What do those opposed think now?

Facing the worsening drought here in California, this born-and-bred Californian remembers back in junior high school, asking my teacher why we do not have salt-removal plants simil ...

The year 1941 brought World War II to Auburn

World War II came to Auburn just two days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. That’s when men of the Army infantry were rushed here from a camp in Louisiana to protect th ...

For area fire districts, funding outlook bleak

It all comes down to money, or a lack there of, for six area fire districts. Mounting operational cost and dwindling revenues are signaling dire times ahead. Talk with those at th ...

Another View: State policies take a toll on its commerce

California thinks of itself as leading the vanguard of the energy revolution. We’re fighting climate change, investing in clean power, and shaking our fossil-fuel habit. Bu ...

Auburn's Flyers Energy expands with Redding-area buys

Further advancing its growth strategy, Flyers Energy has acquired the commercial fueling, wholesale contracts and two convenience stores from Redding Oil Co. Redding Oil will con ...

Another View: Milk bill struck wrong balance

I did not come to Sacramento to tell people what to do. California has too many costly regulations — especially on small businesses – and streamlining the bureaucracy ...

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Another View: Sequester, we hardly knew ye

The great irony of the Republican decision to bust the budget sequester is that barely two months ago, congressional roles were reversed. The Democrats insisted on funding the go ...

One big game put Granite Bay senior Keeney on radar

The recruiting process and scholarship offers come in all shapes and sizes. Five-star, five-tool, can’t-miss prospects and other Johnny B. Good’s get all the media att ...

Another View: Protecting America’s full faith and credit

Amidst all the controversies gripping Congress, certainly we should all be able to agree that the full faith and credit of the United States – the very trust the public has w ...

Nevada gov. favors threat to leave Tahoe Compact

  CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval favors keeping alive the threat to leave the bi-state Tahoe Compact.   Sandoval's appointee to ...

Nevada town mourns Marines who died in explosion

  HAWTHORNE, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of residents in a rural community steeped in military history turned out to mourn the loss of seven Marines as investigators arrive ...