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Abnormal rains spur pothole problems in Placer County

Placer County is dealing with the rim-scraping, tire-popping after-effects of an abnormally torrential rainy season. As the ground dries out, roads are starting to sprout a new an ...

Who benefits from iraq war?

This month marks the 8th anniversary of the U.S. war in Iraq. Who have these wars benefited? The American, Iraqi, Afghan, and Libyan peoples? Or is it the much smaller group of de ...

Class helps parents talk to teens

Most parents want to be the person their son or daughter goes to with tough questions about puberty, peer pressure, sexual harassment, “the birds and the bees” and teen pregnan ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

Party set for suffrage centennial

The 100th anniversary of California women winning the right to vote will be celebrated at an afternoon tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Bernhard Winery, 291 Auburn F ...

Documentary to be screened in Auburn

The award-winning documentary “9500 Liberty” will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, at the Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 190 Finley St. in Auburn ...

Iris group to hear about bonsai

Leo Martinez, president of the Nevada County Bonsai Club, will demonstrate bonsai techniques at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the community room at the Auburn Civic Center, 1225 Lin ...

Fat cats are getting richer

So what is this outrage at middle-class Americans having a public pension? Thirty years ago members of America’s middle class would celebrate pensions for others and spend their ...

What if men got pregnant?

With all these men talking about women and pregnancy and what women ought to do, I wonder if they know how pregnancy happens in the first place. Do they know women don't get pregn ...

Find out how much pole is worth

Denis Peirce, a radio fishing talk show host, author and a manufacturer of fishing flies, will share his expertise at the Rooster Tails Fishing Club breakfast meeting Friday, Ma ...