Southern California

Stay aware of HR 1837

The print was hardly dry on my letter about Tom McClintock’s water giveaway and the insult to salmon restoration in HR 1837 when one of his minions came to his defense (see Jon H ...

Fighting fire a most exhausting ordeal

I begin by expressing my heartfelt thank you for the fire people coping with the Robbers Fire and thank you to all the people supporting their efforts. Back when I was in the Navy ...

Former NFL star Junior Seau commits suicide, police say

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Former NFL star Junior Seau was found shot to death at his home Wednesday morning in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43. Police Chief ...

New chamber president backs what’s good for business

Raising awareness and understanding of the “why” of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce is one of the major focuses for incoming President Richard Hall.“Part of that p ...

Region’s water under threat

Placer County has plenty of water and that’s creating increasing challenges to keep it, a Placer County Water Agency told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The water agency is a ...

Don’t gloss over graffiti problem

I attended the Airstream trailer show (Sunday). Wow, what a display. I hope they will bring them back next year, but I hope the graffiti taggers don’t get there first. The first ...

Make property owners responsible

I am so concerned when I see all the tall grass and weeds growing where the 49 Fire started. These poor people are still rebuilding their homes. I can’t understand why the city a ...

Barber still making the cut, 29 years on

“I’ve spent more time in this one spot than most convicted criminals spend in one spot,” Michael Lesa said. Lesa is an Auburn barber and was referring to the space behind h ...