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A. Nonomous: Goodness and light is under assault in our fair city. For a number of years now a mysterious coterie of young ladies — well they used to be young — have ...

Our Auburn, our home

Past McCann Award winners recently gathered at Awful Annie’s to share what’s happening in each of their lives. This esteemed group continues to put Auburn first with th ...

Some speculation from the sidelines

Most Saturdays this time of year you’ll find me on the soccer pitch — well, not on the pitch, exactly, more like the sidelines. Though, the way I wriggle my feet in the ...

Considering the spelling problem

In Scotland, as Don and I walked the several blocks from the hotel to the Edinburgh train station, and then walked a couple of blocks from the Glasgow station to our second hotel, ...

Watching in horror

I watch in horror while Trump administration mistreats immigrants and Congress refuses to step up and put an end to the cruelty. As a citizen and a member of the faith community (a ...

Elections coming soon

The upcoming elections will be here soon. Our Congressman, Doug LaMalfa, will be on the ballot. Much of the public doesn’t closely watch how their congressmen votes. Fortunat ...

For sound NID water policies, vote for Laura Peters and Bruce Herring

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) elections this November are critical to the future of the water district, and all who live in the Yuba/Bear watershed. As a former fed economis ...

Taxes: Why so high?

I don’t get out much but I’m wondering why property taxes are so high in Placer County. I realize that much of our tax payment goes to schools, but it seems ridiculousl ...

Follow the leash laws

Why do dog owners not comply with the leash laws? At the Ashford Park in Auburn, there are numerous signs posted stating that dogs must be on leash, yet so many disrespectful dog ...

Heartfelt gratitude

On Sept. 6 my husband, Vince, and I were involved in the vehicle and trailer accident just past the Bell Avenue overpass on I-80 east of Foresthill. We want to thank members of the ...

Remember This? ‘Wisdom’ shoots in Auburn, Placer County in 1986

“Emilio Estevez and Demi Moore, who are real-life boyfriend and girlfriend, do a fair job of portraying puppy love, but their Robin Hood adventure film, “Wisdom,” ...

Media Life: Eddie Murphy’s ex-Placer home could be yours

Eddie Murphy may be long gone from Placer County but the name of the famous actor still packs gravitus in the effort by a Florida auction house to sell his former Los Lagos home in ...

Media Life: NBC Today Show focus on Placer grads' success story

Friday was a proud day for Liberated Specialty Foods owners Stacey Felkins Schlaman and Jeff Schlaman. The owners of Liberated Specialty Foods in the town of Madison, Ala. had the ...

Deeply grateful

Horses’ Honor Senior Horse Sanctuary is deeply grateful to announce that we have been chosen as a grant recipient by the Placer Community Foundation. Through generous support ...

Preserve Old Town, Downtown by shopping local

I love living in Auburn, I’ve been an Auburnite since 1981 and my husband’s family has been in the area for generations. One of the great things about living in our com ...