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Each day’s a blessing for Auburn’s Olive Orr, age 100

“I’m a tough old lady, a tough old bird,” Auburn’s Olive Orr joked. Orr just passed a milestone few people achieve — she turned 100 years of age on Oct. 15. Orr doesn ...

Remembering the Aeolia Olive Oil Company

Most people who live in Auburn are aware that the area known as Aeolia Heights was once a working orchard and that Aeolia Olive Oil was produced there. But if you drive or walk the ...

State initiatives pack power

Many people refuse to sign my petition to put abolition of the death penalty on the November ballot in spite of their opposition to the death penalty. They tell me they do not like ...

Half-century later he still works the badge

He’s been in law enforcement for what seems like his whole life. Ed Leighton Sr. was raised on a farm in Loomis, with one brother and four sisters. He did a little of everythin ...