Northern California

PGA honors Auburn golf pro

Shawn Kelly’s game isn’t getting any better — or worse — these days.    The pro at the Ridge for the last 13 years has noticed his game is ...

Local golfers to compete at Special Olympics

Unlike most Olympians, Cyndi Saffold has competed in multiple sports throughout the years. Saffold has participated in floor hockey, basketball and golf at the Games.  This y ...

Stay aware of HR 1837

The print was hardly dry on my letter about Tom McClintock’s water giveaway and the insult to salmon restoration in HR 1837 when one of his minions came to his defense (see Jon H ...

Glad to put up with foothills, thank you

Re: Cyclists in Auburn area. We all should consider how fortunate we are. Many complaints in the paper are things people would gladly trade for. For instance, annoyances like bicyc ...

Time to speak up

I have been a California-born American all of my life. I remember hiding under my desk during the Cuban missile crisis. I remember my friends who didn’t come back from an ill-con ...

Let experts regulate wildlife

Regarding your article “No hunt in park,” of Monday, Feb. 1, we have yet another example of untrained people trying to hijack the job of the California Dept. of Fish and Game. ...

Price of your pit stop is falling

Prices at the pump are dropping. A gallon of gas costs about 10 cents less than it did a couple of weeks ago. According to AAA, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is belo ...

Placer air quality dropping, temperature rising

Imagine clamping on the lid of a pressure cooker and then cranking up the heat. That’s what’s in store for the Auburn area over the next few days as a high-pressure system coo ...