Opinion

READER INPUT: Take a look at Wisconsin’s balanced budget

The movement for a Constitutional Convention, or as some are calling it, a Convention of States, continues to push forward, calling for a balanced budget and term limits. Supporter ...

Letter from John Mehl of Anchorage: They survived Alaska tidal wave

50 YEARS AGO April 3, 1964 -- Mrs. Mehl of Loomis received a letter from Mr. and Mrs. John Mehl of Anchorage, Alaska stating that they survived a tidal wave catastrophe that swep ...

Old Penryn Town

Old Penryn Town By Charles H. Gragg Ah tis a glorious morn in Old Penryn Town A chill in the air, sparkling frost on the ground The Sun rising o're the mountains and trees ...

Media Life: Wishbone Ash promises to take Auburn back to classic-style rock

Followers of the intricacies and fretboard fury of harmonic twin-lead-guitar playing – or just aficionados of classic Brit rock for that matter – will be in for a treat ...

Media Life: Wild Willie Slade's 1970 hoax inspires Ophir Prison Marching Band

  A humbug can be defined as a hoax meant in jest. Journey with us now to the days of yore – actually the late 1960s and early 1970s – to learn about one of the ...

Media Life: Treasure turns up in darndest places but not gold-coin couple

May is the target date for a portion of the $10 million in gold coins from the 1800s found by a Gold Country couple to start turning up on Amazon.com’s collectibles site. By ...

Learn to play like a Globetrotter

It’s a bit of a promotion, but then that is what the Harlem Globetrotters do. Two 24 Hour Fitness centers will feature the basketball wizards in a couple of clinics schedule ...

Reader Input: Thank you, Del Oro Key Club

I would like the thank the Del Oro Key Club for taking the time to volunteer Saturday to pick up the litter on Taylor Road and part of Sierra College Blvd. They pulled a total of 1 ...

Reader Input: Where was the 'Loomis family?'

Last Friday night about 8:30 p.m. on Auburn Folsom Boulevard between Rattlesnake and King Road there was a young man walking down the middle of the road on the yellow stripe. No sh ...

Reader Input: Insulate pipes to save water

Save water -- OK. Let’s look at how we use water: Drinking, cooking, wash our clothes, wash our dishes, flush our toilets, take a shower, water our plants and lawns. So what ...