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Reader Input: Service day a rousing success

The first Auburn Community Service Day was a rousing success as 65 volunteers descended on Recreation Park ready to clear eight Auburn properties in preparation for fire season. ...

Reader Input: Women patriots, unite!

Dear American women patriots: It’s high time to prepare ourselves for matters of self-defense, community defense, family and friends defense. I spoke to a former FBI agen ...

Reader input: Ethos water use: Do the math

Let’s add a sense of scale to the bottled water brouhaha (Gus Thomson, Media Life, May 1): Starbucks’ Ethos water usage: 250 million bottles at 1 quart each equals 60 ...

Starbucks drops Placer County Ethos bottled water supplier, cites drought

UPDATE Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a ...

Starbucks pulling Ethos water sourcing out of Placer, state

Embattled Starbucks is bowing to pressure and moving its Ethos water supply source out of Placer County and California in the name of water conservation. California is in a fourth ...

Media Life: Placer County water embroiled in Starbucks Coffee flap

It’s one of those little-known facts about Placer County that’s been revealed in one of the darndest places. Mother Jones has the story and the cappuccino cups are rat ...

Reader Input: Like water, Auburn dollars travel downhill

Well, today is the day I go shopping for the week. Let’s see, first I will run over to Costco, to do my grocery shopping and there will be some other neat items to look at ...

Reader Input: Above all, we must respect the profit

The impending construction of an Auburn Costco confuses me. Above all, we must remember to respect the profit. Those who now oppose having a Costco in Auburn probably would have ...

Businesses face uphill battle in Auburn

Small-business owner Eric Nordby is closing the doors to Hilda’s Bakery on Christmas Eve. It isn’t because he is bored or too busy at his three other businesses in tow ...

Reader Input: Of Starbucks and Walmart

I notice the other day while I was driving down Auburn Ravine towards Interstate 80 that a new Starbucks is going in. That makes five in total in our small town. Why do we really ...

More rain, another storm on track for Auburn

Auburn has received than an inch-and-a-half of rain since Sunday and there’s plenty more to come. Expect some moderate downpours today and possible showers Thursday. Then a sign ...

‘Shop Auburn,’ may it R.I.P.

I was just in Downtown Auburn and appalled at what I saw. Whose bright idea was it to start a major construction project during a recession? Those stores Downtown are barely hold ...

Back-to-school giveaway packed with caring

Around 200 students are headed back to school in style this week thanks to a backpack and haircut giveaway held Sunday at Grace Christian Fellowship. A line formed at 8 a.m., an h ...

Relay fights cancer

Julia Wallace has a motto for the fight against cancer: “There is no finish line until we find a cure.” She and her team will start walking on Saturday for 24 hours in hopes o ...

Law enforcement to join community for a ‘night out’

Law enforcement and the community will be encouraged to spend the night together Tuesday. The Target store in Auburn will host its first National Night Out event from 4 to 6 p.m. ...