youth

Prepare youth for the future

I wonder if our students are prepared, not for college, but for the cruel, harsh reality of our world of either sorrow or good times. I have a daughter who has graduated from Col ...

Rounding the bases, on the road

For many youngsters looking to develop their baseball skills beyond what they can typically do through participation in the more traditional Little League and Pony Baseball program ...

Dreams do come true

Fifteen years ago, a group of citizens had a dream that Auburn would have a Boys & Girls Club, with its own clubhouse, in Auburn. This week that dream came true. On June 22, the n ...

Let’s stem violence at a grassroots level

The city of Auburn is a concern to me. I have noticed violence is escalating in the Auburn Greens neighborhood. I feel the violence affects not only myself, but the whole community ...

Teens beat summer boredom by ‘making a difference’ in community

A group of local youth hopes to Make a Difference this summer. Under the direction of Natalie Pohley, kids and teens participating in the fourth-annual Make a Difference Camp — ...

Fundamentalist gangs stalk Nevada County streets

Remember reading about, hearing about Nazi Youth Gangs (Hitler Youth Gangs)? Grass Valley/Nevada City has its own version, fundamentalist youth gangs who stalk, spy and inform on c ...