"Rich" the most qualified choice

Having read the many published news articles, editorials and letters to the editor regarding the five candidates running for District 5 supervisor in Placer County, and with electi ...

Publicly funded schools must help all

We all know that California schools are in bad shape. The first step in correcting the situation should be to stop funding charter schools. Charter schools are public-funded privat ...

Another View: You are today's foster parent

When a child needs a temporary home in our county, who will be there to care for them?From time to time, we read or see stories about families who generously provide a home to 10 o ...

Another View: Measure D will keep safety first in county

My wife and I moved to Placer County 35 years ago, deciding to raise our family on a small rural farm. We couldn?t have picked a better place for our family to call home. Now, howe ...

Thanks for B explanation

So many times people complain about our county and sometimes about the employees for one reason or another. But for the last couple of months we in Newcastle have had one-on-one co ...

Ponder this before you vote

Why do Republicans speak of cutting back on entitlements and repealing ?Obamacare? yet refuse to cut back their own entitlements and health benefits first and show how to lead by e ...