Why didn't candidate ask why?

Had a visit today from one of the candidates running for District 3. She said she was walking the neighborhood asking for votes. I told her I was voting for someone else in this di ...

Retain Jennifer Montgomery

Our current supervisor has been doing a good job so far - why do we need a new one? One Johnson, whose signs are stuck up all over out-of-business businesses, and claims to be a ?D ...

Jerry Johnson will serve us well

My vote is for Jerry Johnson for District 5 Supervisor. I have known Jerry for 16 years and have had the benefit of seeing him in action in both private and public settings. He is ...

Re-Elect Jim Holmes for District 3 Supervisor.

Supervisor Holmes is one of most dedicated individuals that I have met. He is sincerely interested in what his constituents have to say and listens to them. He has made an appearan ...

Support local firefighters, vote for Measure D

I believe that most people say that Placer County is a very blessed place to live. My family?s history goes back to the 1860?s in this area. I am grateful to have resided most of m ...

Costs are already too high -- No on Measure D

I?ve been an Ophir resident for about 40 years and don?t usually complain much about most things locally and/or nationally, but I think it?s time to have a reality check. To start ...

Measure keeps local fire protection

I am writing this letter today to help garner favor for Measure ?E?, the measure that is being placed on the June ballot by the Placer Hills Fire District (PHFD). Many people in th ...

Proposition another tax that won't help

Re: Pass Proposition 29, Help save lives - May 24 Does David Briceno really believe that taxes collected on cigarettes are going to save lives? Particularly when these taxes do not ...

Don't give legislators more money

Before all of you voters put an x in favor of Proposition 29, the tax on tobacco products to fund cancer research, just remember back to when California was among others who sued ? ...

Negativity sickens reader

As a relatively new resident, I have become involved in the local supervisor race between Kurt Uhler and Pam Tobin. After receiving an ugly mailer, I contacted both camps in an att ...