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Reader Input: Put Amazon out of business

Was it not too many years ago the City of Auburn was in heavy negotiations to get Costco to locate a store across from the theater on Nevada Street? So it seems we are witnessing ...

Reader Input: Look within, help homeless veterans

Our veterans need Placer County to back them like never before. It is important that everyone understand that they can make a difference for our homeless veterans by becoming part ...

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 ...

Auburn-based business onward, upward

“Unstoppable” seems an apt description for the young, Auburn-based technology company making big waves in the investing world. From the new headquarters in the Saratog ...

Another View: Annexation poppycock

The City of Auburn is about to engage in an effort to justify an effort to annex North Auburn into the city. An outspoken member of the city council has managed to convince other m ...

Dogs who dine are legally welcome at Auburn eateries

Dogs are having their day in 2015 with a new California law that OKs them to legally accompany people to restaurants. With a few important caveats, canines are allowed to be broug ...

Placer bike program promotes healthy commute

If driving to work each day isn’t as exciting as it used to be for you, a county-wide bicycle buying program may hold the alternative you’ve been looking for. The Buck ...

Placer County on alert for measles spread

Ebola. Influenza. And now the measles. The last six months have seen concern ebb and flow as the threat of an outbreak emerges. The latest is measles. The state Department of Pu ...

Reader Input: Is Costco fight revenue-linked?

Has anyone really looked into why the City of Auburn does not want Costco in the (Placer) County? How about the fact that Costco is planning to install about 20 gas pumps? Think th ...

New police officer comes aboard in Auburn

The city police department has bolstered its ranks with a new officer, who was sworn in during a Tuesday morning ceremony. Officer Philip Isetta, the latest employee of the Auburn ...