Rob Haswell

Keep Oliver on PCOE board

Education is faced with many problems requiring strong, competent leadership and independent thinking to provide the best education for our students, parents and communities. Lynn ...

Auburn Symphony League hosts Bingo! and BBQ Fundraiser

Volunteers hope the Auburn Elks Lodge will fill with lovers of bingo and classical music July 14 as the Auburn Symphony League, in partnership with the lodge, hosts a fundraiser fo ...

Concert underscores symphony’s worth

I want to personally thank everyone who attended Saturday’s Auburn Symphony Kinderkonzert performance, a fitting tribute to Maestro Michael Goodwin, who we tragically lost last w ...

Revenue sharing an unaffordable luxury

I want to thank Placer County supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jack Duran for taking a principled stand on the county’s revenue sharing policy, albeit on the losing end of a 3 ...

Jim Ruffalo: Have we gone from career politicians to career candidates?

Part of the learning curve is finding out things we once deemed permanent aren’t really that way. Time and tide were once thought to be permanent, but Einstein teaches the opposi ...

Ruffalo: Recovering Republican weary of promise-breakers

As is the case with many people, I pride myself on always being right — until I’m wrong — but currently I don’t seem to know which is which. Allow me to explain. No matter ...

Auburn school district could still face mid-year cuts

Despite concerns of possible mid-year cuts, the Auburn Union School District board approved car allowances and cell phone stipends for the upcoming year. A two-year furlough agreem ...

Experts discuss education in Auburn

Local residents will have a chance to talk education at an upcoming Auburn forum. The Auburn Branch of the American Association of University Women and the Placer County League of ...

Auburn foundation hopes to keep school district strong

The Auburn community has donated thousands of dollars to its local school district, and residents say offering students a strong education is a top priority. In mid-January the Au ...

Kinderkonzert puts magic, imagination into the music

The Auburn Symphony’s 13th annual Kinderkonzert charmed the imaginations of children and parents alike Saturday at Placer High School. The title of this year’s Kinderkonzert w ...