Trustees hear pleas to save Sierra College vocational programs

ROCKLIN - With the very real prospect of losing Sierra College vocational agriculture, construction and auto programs to budget cuts, speakers were out in full force Tuesday to try ...

Bear River's Logue To Be Honered With Gebhardt Award

The 30th annual Clinic of Champions football clinic set for Feb. 26-27 at the Peppermill Resort in Reno has long been a staple of high school grid coaches around the state of Calif ...

Felony charges for 2 car dealers

A former Magnussen Dodge of Auburn partner Larry Carmean is behind bars in El Dorado County charged with several felonies including money laundering. Carmean, 61, most recently op ...

Keep the senior college courses

Sierra College might soon axe a program that fills baby boomer needs. For several years the community college has supported (and secured a $1 million endowment to operate) the Os ...

Vocational programs vital

I wish to echo the recent comments of Sally Dawley Palmer, Ed Wicks and others. Shame on you, administrators and board, on your inevitable decision to cancel the vocational progra ...

Man, age 84, victimized twice

An 84-year-old man was victimized again by the judicial system in Placer County. His home was severely damaged by an intoxicated juvenile who “stole” a friend’s vehicle and ...

Preparation key to survival

This is about Haiti. We have heard and seen the devastation and sadness. But help came from everywhere to help out and caring and unity. In our own country we have seen tragedy due ...

Voters did not get their wishes

For a man who has had a repudiation of his agenda in only one year, Lord Obama seems to be in short supply of humility. Rather than listen to the American people, he continues to ...

Hoping former owner can’t adopt ‘Otis’

I don’t know if I’m alone in my feelings, but I have to admit some amazement that the pitbulls involved in the attack on JoJo (Kerschner) are still alive. Any dog involved in ...

Another View: Placer County’s problems solvable if we work together

Regardless of what district a county supervisor represents, the budget will be the focus in 2010 as we weather the fiscal storm that threatens to cripple county services. There ar ...