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Fire chief enjoys dual careers of helping

Ian Gow must have been predestined to help people who are having really bad days. Gow has two jobs that deal with human trauma and there isn’t a better man for the position when ...

Another View: Music matters more than ever

Much has been made in the news lately about the financial struggles facing our public schools here in Auburn and the foothills area in general. Indeed, these are trying times for m ...

Wine buffs turn pro with dream acreage

When Mike and Diane Naggiar purchased acreage for a vineyard near the Placer-Nevada county line, their dream was to grow and sell wine grapes. Ten years later, they are not only ...

Long-time M.D. honored by community

During his nearly six decades practicing medicine, he made his share of house calls and was available around the clock. And often he’d dispense a little humor along with the pres ...

Budget cuts threaten over 250,000 Community College students

Budget cuts proposed last week will cause community colleges to turn away 262,845 current students if implemented, analysis released last week by the Community College League of Ca ...