Switzerland

Reader Input: Americans pay more, get less

Most discussion about health care misses a key point: Health care is more costly in the U.S. than in any other industrialized nation, costing us 18 percent of our GDP. Japan (healt ...

Swiss teen gets cooking on trip to America

When you think of Switzerland in January, cold and colder come to mind. A round of golf? Probably not. That might be why the golf course in La Roche closed shop for awhile and ga ...

Placer grad gains wanderlust from Switzerland visit

A year in Switzerland has turned into a pursuit of travel and adventure of a Placer High School graduate. Isaac Tripp spent 10 months last year going to school in Switzerland throu ...

Bring Rumsfeld, Bush to justice

I would like to inform the readers, since our media is not doing it. Today I read an article which enlightened me to the fact that there are several countries who seek to arrest an ...

Bernhard Peat plays by the golden rule

“Geld sparen,” as translated from the German by Bernhard Peat, means “save your money.” That’s exactly what Peat did while playing professional basketball in Europe for 1 ...

Artist challenged dancing ‘out of the box’

Jeane Schwarzkopf has been a resident of the Auburn area for 35 years, though her passions have taken her all over the world. Currently she splits her time between her enchanting c ...