Opinion

Media Life: Auburn motorhead couple gets “American Pickers” star treatment

When “American Pickers” came calling, Auburn’s Al and Deb Casner were ready to wheel and deal – especially when it came to a rare set of wheels. The Casner ...

Media Life: Bigger venue means bigger acts for Auburn’s State Theatre

Going from 130 seats to 320 means the 84-year-old State Theatre will re-open this October with an upgrade in entertainment for audiences. The simple math of the matter is that whi ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

Media Life: Penryn-made product brings Batman’s Gotham City to life

The entire cast of the Fox TV series “Gotham” enjoyed the ride. So did the mayor of San Diego. In a business suit. And a business tucked away in the Placer County bur ...

Media Life: Just how big is the Fox 40 anchorwoman scandal?

Never shy of taking a pointed stick and probing deep into the sleaze factor, Sacramento’s Fox 40 is now finding itself mired in its own journalistic mud bog. The Sacramento ...

Few statistics on good of firearms

I have very strong feelings when it comes to protecting ourselves in the United States of America. I am a firm believer that a firearm in the hands of a good person is a very power ...

Parents Club chooses 'Count Down '64 of the Del Oro Pad' as 1964 Del Oro Carnival theme

50 YEARS AGO July 24, 1964 -- The Del Oro Parents Club chose the theme "Count Down '64 of the Del Oro Pad," for the upcoming Del Oro Carnival. The name given to the ...

Let the youth express their joy

Gosh, I just love your town. On a recent drive to the store I drove through the intersection of King and Taylor and you can't help miss the Del Oro senior class handiwork. Wh ...

McClintock is a perfect fit

The June 3 primary produced a landslide victory for our incumbent congressman. While many were looking to the gubernatorial race for a blowout, Congressman McClintock’s 55.9 ...

Crude oil spill can happen

Articles have run on the to-date 500 percent increase in the rail shipment of toxic and more flammable crude oil from the Dakotas and Alberta. (They) centered on the risks of derai ...