Yvonne Lewis

Newcastle Measure K a non-starter

The supporters of Measure K have signs sprouting all over the place that say “End the Tax, Build the Station.” That’s like saying, “do away with all birth control and reduc ...

Measure K weakens team

Newcastle firefighters are our first responders for fires and emergencies. They support and protect the five school campuses located in Newcastle, including three serving just spec ...

Newcastle Firehouse to be inspected next week

The deteriorating Newcastle firehouse will be inspected by a licensed engineer next Thursday in response to a letter from Placer County requiring the small district to do so last w ...

Plans for new fire station in Newcastle move forward

The Newcastle Fire Protection District is moving forward with its plans to collect tax revenues from Measure B that will fund a new fire station to replace the current condemned fa ...

Walking group not welcomed

Mrs. (Yvonne) Lewis’s letter, “Walkers trap the residents,” (Reader Input, Dec. 2) is factually challenged. I was on both walks that she refers to. The walking group is the A ...

Local residents voice concerns about supposed mismanagement of fire district

With the Newcastle Fire Protection District surveying residents about a potential increase in the tax paid for fire protection, some local community members are questioning the way ...

Why not shop Downtown? Let’s count the ways

The secret to parking in Downtown Auburn is getting on Lincoln Way before 10 a.m. before the stores open. I have been in Auburn since 1947 and have seen and read many such parking ...

Official: Bonner to make bid for fifth sheriff term

Visiting the notebook while cursing the Democrats for dropping the condom funding request from the stimulus bill. A thousand jokes gone just like that ...But life goes on, especial ...

MAC meetings informed public on septic fees

Re: Septic tank fees. Thank you MAC meetings for helping to inform the public about the proposed state plans for home owners with septic tanks and water wells. These meetings wer ...