Auburn

Schmeck has seen cycling come full circle

Auburn’s Carter Schmeck has been involved in cycling for the last 25 years, and in that quarter century he has seen a dynamic change in the popularity of the sport. With the wil ...

Death penalty is too expensive

In California, it costs $125 million per year more than the costs for keeping prisoners locked up for life. Death-penalty trials cost two to three times more that non-capital murde ...

Chickens could roost in suburbs

Placer County could soon allow non-farming home-dwellers up to six chickens – double the original staff plans. And it had at least one outlaw chicken owner crowing victory. Tahoe ...