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Ruffalo: May we suggest that you ‘Ski Auburn’ or ‘Spa Auburn’?

The intent was to write about something else this Sunday, but the response I received from last Sunday’s column convinced me to add to it. Now, I may be a cult of one on this, bu ...

Golden State Street Rod Nationals Oct. 1-3

The 9th annual National Street Rod Association Golden State Street Rod Nationals will beheld Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-3 at Cal Expo in Sacramento. Spectators can see mo ...

Big box stores too industrial

The new Wal-Mart/Costco coming to Auburn doesn’t need to be here. Turn back around! Don’t build. There is hardly any room in Auburn and we should keep this town small. Those ...

Honor and dignity nowhere to be seen

I join Joan Anderson, “Ainsleigh diatribe unprofessional” (Reader Input, Sept. 17), in her assessment of Gordon Ainsleigh and his absolutely deplorable behavior toward a fellow ...

Free Auburn of any Wal-Marts

The new Wal-Mart/Costco coming to Auburn doesn’t need to be here. Turn back around. Don’t build! There is hardly any room in Auburn and we should keep this town small. These ...

Time to sharpen hold-up photos

Bank security photos … I know that the surveillance camera equipment is operated using video. My question is, why can’t they create a clearer image for the newspapers? I would ...

Obama steers a true course

Mr. Mike Michaelsen, who consistently attacks our president, now claims he is “out of step,” (Reader Input, Aug. 17) Fortunately, we elect our presidents to deal with some tou ...

Our View: Let’s hear all the facts of rock-throwing incident first

Make an example out of them? Sentence them to community service? This rock-throwing case is somehow different because those accused were football players? Since three teenagers ...

County education board election pits teen vs. incumbent

Could one of the next members of the county’s education board be a 19-year-old college student? It’s possible. Lindsay Mulsow, of Auburn, is throwing her youthful hat into the ...

Auburn can be bicycle-friendly

One of the biggest draws for me to the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area is not only the beauty of the lakes and mountains but the energy and vibe of the people that live and visit there. Wh ...

I-80 ‘hot lane’ takes back seat

The new trend in freeway design won’t be coming to Placer County anytime soon. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency studied and ultimately shot down a proposal that ...

Voters can only blame selves

Lois Piscitelli (Reader Input, July 16) asked why citizens get stuck paying for politician’s stupid mistakes. Simple answer. We keep reelecting incompetent, incumbent politici ...

Our View: Ollar Burris case wasting taxpayer money

Placer County has spent way too much time and energy seeking to punish former Planning Commissioner Michelle Ollar Burris. After two-and-a-half years of investigation, and hundre ...

Father Brennan fulfills his calling

At 83, Father Ronan Brennan has seen a lot of life. On June 18, Brennan celebrated his 60th year as a Catholic priest, and the congregations of St. Joseph and St. Theresa of Avila ...

Memorial Day often overlooked

It is easy to celebrate Memorial Day and allow its true meaning to escape us. Gathering at barbecues or ball games with family and friends, Americans often overlook the holiday’s ...