Pledge of Allegiance

Reader Input: What happens when you get old

This is what happens when you get old. You hear the things that make younger folks go gaga, and all you distinguish is a speech to those of color, of other cultures, those that are ...

And Another Thing: Why not talk about patriotism?

I don’t work downtown anymore, haven’t for over a year. So I don’t spend as much time hanging around as I used to. So I imagine I’m the last person to have ...

Read your Constitution

Memo to John Nightingale (Reader Input, Jan. 12): Characterizing me as a North Korean is ridiculous. How many North Koreans live in Placer County? Further, yes, President Obama sai ...

Follow the bouncing ball

I have a modest proposal to ease the gridlock constricting our legislatures, here and in Washington. I propose that immediately after the Pledge of Allegiance, legislators be requi ...

God shed his grace on us

We went to a patriotic concert held at the library. It was held on the weekend before the Fourth of July, and it was a treat to hear the many songs that truly made us proud to be A ...

Flagpole for Central Square

The Auburn Public Works Department installed a new 30-foot flagpole in Central Square Thursday morning. The pole will hold the American flag. The cost of the new pole and foundatio ...