Nevada City

Save a pet this holiday season

To those readers who watched the heartwarming Hallmark TV movie “A Dog Named Christmas” Sunday, Nov. 29, I would like to direct your attention to the many dogs locally that nee ...

In 2012, Palin for president

The further adventures of the rogue warrior: What the future may hold. One can only hope that Sarah Palin will be the Republican presidential candidate in 2012. With her 20 perce ...

Applebee’s gave unselfishly

I just wanted to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the Applebee’s on Bell Road for the unselfish gesture of providing meals to veterans on Veterans Day. The meal was wonderful, th ...

Pitbulls used as scapegoats

The pitbull incident in Auburn reminds us all dogs can be dangerous if allowed to run in packs. Most large dogs running in large numbers behave differently and this doesn’t apply ...

Amgen Tour should pedal Auburn’s way

Come May, cycling’s biggest names will pedal out of Nevada City in the first stage of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Auburn should be included in the race. The greater Aubur ...

Cat’s meow in fireproof roofs

Ten years ago I witnessed an amazing pattern in what makes a home safe from wildfires ... and what doesn’t. A friend was showing me around the large valley where she lives near ...

Auburn should celebrate its rich history

Looking at Old Town, Nevada City, Grass Valley and Placerville, I see some degree of success in numbers of people visiting and shopping. I also note that Downtown merchants here s ...

Republicans barking up the wrong tree

The Republicans in the 2008 election took to warning us of impending “socialism” if the Democrats won the election. What a joke; Bush, in his eight years as President, did his ...

Take pride in endurance title

I have been following the commentary as regards to the issue of naming Central Square the “Endurance Plaza.” If you were a visitor to our city, what would distinguish it from P ...

Fundamentalist terrorists hide behind religions

Who is the terrorist element that haunts the planet? There is a battle being waged in the world and America today. It is a battle of fundamentalism against progressive thought. It ...