Police Chief Valerie Harris

Council won’t ban pitbulls

The Auburn City Council put worries of a ban on pitbulls to rest Monday. More than a dozen attendees and a few TV news crews turned out for Monday’s council meeting for an item ...

Judge rules 4 pitbulls vicious

Four pitbulls that attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn were declared “vicious” by a Placer County Judge Thursday. The ruling comes about a month-and-a-half after the dogs atta ...

Jim Holmes pooh-poohs party switch

Before we pry open the notebook, let me thank those who keep track of such matters better than myself for pointing out that Jim Holmes “remains ensconced” ensconced in his 3r ...

Can greenbacks break the Thin Blue Line?

Paring the notebook while wondering why it’s OK for city and county workers to voluntarily cut their salaries while the state legislature continues to overpay itself in money and ...