Nevada City

Nevada City Police car escapee due in court Wednesday

An Auburn man who was rearrested after escaping from a Nevada City Police car is scheduled to appear in a Nevada County courtroom Wednesday. Nevada City police arrested Jeremiah E ...

Ruffalo: Citizens: Your input sought on Auburn services

Perusing the pages of the notebook while noting that Nevada City’s annual Parade of the Presidents is scheduled for Sept. 12. Wonder if it’ll be at a golf course so that the Ob ...

Midterms bode well for Dems

November, November, November is the siren song so many Republicans and Tea Partiers are singing. But the road to this year’s midterm elections is not a cakewalk for anyone who vo ...

GOP points out Obama’s worth

Are Americans brain-dead? Why would they vote for and put Republicans back in charge of Congress? Republicans have become the party of character assassination as they ridicule and ...

Reader: Palin always welcome

In response to “Palin can butt out of our state,” the July 5 letter from Ron Lowe, Nevada City: I was sincerely disappointed in Ron Lowe’s letter in regards to one of the ...

Limbaugh a sorry spokesman

Rush Limbaugh, as a radio commentator, does a fantastic job of distorting the reality of what is happening in society. Limbaugh’s words and actions betray a malignant philosophy. ...

Palin can butt out of our state

Tea Party’s Sarah Palin is already offering her opinion about California’s race for governor. Predictably, she’s not so much giving support to any candidate as she is trying ...

Big oil comes before people

More and more Republicans and Tea Party politicians are jumping on the bandwagon to support BP in the gulf oil spill; and, at the same time, as the crisis reaches two months, Repub ...

Prop. 15 will slow "dirty money"

On Tuesday, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to cut the influence that wealthy special interests have on our political system. Proposition 15, the California Fair Electi ...

Bicycle race fantastic for Auburn

We have friends from San Diego arriving at our home on Saturday to watch the Amgen on Sunday. After the riders scream through Auburn we’re heading for Sacramento to watch them fi ...

GOP has need to demonize

Tearing away Republican hypocrisy: Which “wedge” issues will Republicans use in the upcoming midterm elections to embroil the American public and embolden their base? Count on ...

The cyclists are coming

The Amgen Tour of California will race through Auburn Sunday, May 16. City officials and business owners are working overtime to make sure everyone is prepared. The Amgen Web sit ...

Gottschalk return great news for Auburn, shoppers

Welcome back, Gottschalks. This week’s startling announcement that the defunct department store chain will rise from the ashes of bankruptcy should have Auburn shoppers dancing ...

Teen manipulates and masters objects

Sixteen-year-old Kaden Hurst just doesn’t seem to have the same interests as his peers. You could call him a Renaissance man, a throw back, or old school if you want, because he ...

Jim Crow alive, well in Arizona

In Arizona, Republican lawmakers in a political move, have crafted one of the most outlandish laws in recent memory. A whole segment of society, brown-skinned Hispanics and Latino ...