women

Reader Input: Time to let a woman lead

Great article in the Sunday Auburn Journal of Feb. 1st on the four Auburn residents who celebrated 100-year birthdays recently. All were born in winter and all were women. One hu ...

American River takes it on the chin at Sierra – twice

Former Placer Hillmen Isaiah Pineiro went into another gear and recorded a double-double to help Sierra College defeat American River College 79-61 Friday in Big 8 Conference play. ...

Another View: It’s not a war on women; it’s a war on families

In my 50-plus years of employment, the fact that I did not have children was a benefit to my employer. I never had to take time off for school plays, sporting events, conferences ...

Female pilots group discovers Auburn link to first leader

The Ninety-Nines, an international organization of women pilots, dispatched about 16 of their members for a mission in the Auburn Cemetery on Fulweiler Avenue about a month ago. T ...

Sierra College rises up against gender violence

Students and staff at Sierra College will make a stand against gender violence on Thursday, repurposing an international awareness campaign for local support and solidarity. Organ ...

Reader Input: Catholic Church must support women

It’s pretty obvious that sexual predators usually pick out the vulnerable. That the culture of the hierarchy of the Catholic Church covered up these crimes is almost a worse ...

Acres of Hope grows by acres at new location

When Acres of Hope relocates from Applegate to Bowman, the at-risk women and their children will have greater access to transportation, schools, groceries and the Auburn community, ...

Soon to be a hit in the foothills?

For years, people have said boxing is dead. Those who tuned in to the 2012 London Olympics, where the inaugural women’s boxing event was a big hit, might think otherwise.&nbs ...

Letter writer lacks respect

Robert Carrell’s “Knight Obama to the rescue” (Reader Input, March 16) is purely contemptible. The President of the United States phoned a young woman who was called ugly nam ...

Some would mistreat women

It is a shame how, in this day and age, women are regarded by leaders of the world in Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and The Republican Party. PATRICK R. LITTLE, Auburn

Republican men a step backward

Republican women and those who respect them: Please explain how you can respect your party leadership. Are they from the dark ages? Are they so threatened by women that they need t ...

Family planning a personal issue

Jobs and debt are the biggest challenges facing our country, but abortion and birth control consume a disproportionate amount of discussion among GOP presidential candidates. These ...

Women deserve health benefits

It’s a sad day in America when a presidential candidate doesn’t care about the poor and a funder of women’s health needs for poor women pulls the plug. Women and the poor are ...

Garneau finds early groove

Tracy Garneau didn’t want to know how large of a lead she had built over Meghan Arbogast with 10 miles to go in Saturday’s Western States Endurance Run. “I never asked where ...

Montgomery is one of 4 female county supervisors in 158 years

Created from parts of Yuba and Sutter counties in 1851, Placer County has had dozens of male supervisors but just four female supervisors in its 158-year history. Taking office Tu ...