Northern California

Reader Input: NorCal lacks sufficient voice

Of concern to all of us are the issues of political representation and taxation. It is a fact that Los Angeles County has 10 times the number of representatives in Sacramento than ...

Warm weather confusing to crops

A little warm weather is all it takes to trick plants into an early bloom. The spring-like weather of late – sans rain – is doing just that and leaving growers wonderin ...

Super Bowl picks: Free ride home vs. patrol car ride to jail?

Auburn Super Bowl celebrants have two good reasons to not drink and drive. No. 1. The California Highway Patrol and other law-enforcement agencies in Placer County and the Auburn ...

Gas prices on the rise

As expected, fuel companies have responded to the California legislation aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions by slightly upping at-the-pump prices. The implementation of Cal ...

Low gas prices pleasant surprise for travelers

Low prices at the pump are making holiday travel cheaper than it has been in years; but beware, that could all change come Jan. 1. With gas prices hovering at around $3 in much of ...

Gas prices continue to drop in Auburn

  With only a few days left in the summer driving season, motorists continue to pay less at the pump. And the lower prices are showing no signs of taking a reverse course, A ...

Gas prices on the rise in N. California

As the summer approaches and temperatures in the foothills begin to climb, so do local gas prices. According to AAA, the cost of fuel in Northern California will begin to creep up ...

Local craft beer movement kicks into high gear

Two of Auburn’s craft beer heavy hitters have joined forces to bring a variety of local brews to stores, bars and restaurants across Northern California. Mussetter Distribut ...

Reader Input: Bike park better sited at Regional

The new bike park could be the jewel in the crown of Auburn Recreation District’s attractions if it were located at the 24-acre open space at Regional Park and not at the Mai ...

Whitney Oaks to host PGA Nor-Cal Open

Whitney Oaks Golf Club has been selected to host the 86th annual Northern California Open Championship Sept. 9-11. A pro-am event will be held Sept. 8. Local Lincoln golfer Pasqua ...