Olympics had its hits and misses

In my opinion, track and field and indoor volleyball are excellent spectator sports while beach volleyball, on the other hand, is much too slow and boring. NBC devoted more TV tha ...

Prescription can fight depression

I’d like to address the concerns one of your readers has concerning psychotropic drugs (“Psychiatry behind shooters,” Reader Input, Aug. 5).They’re certainl ...

Vital to take responsibility

I totally concur with Grant Shaw’s letter (“America’s exceptionalism freedom-based,” Reader Input, Aug. 15). The only thing I would add is that the courage ...

McClintock voting record misses mark

I am surprised to learn that our congressman, Tom McClintock, was opposed to every position that the American Association of University Women (AAUW) took on legislation in the 112t ...

Our View: Slow down, stay alert and save lives

At some point you’ve encountered it this summer — roadwork. The question is … how did you drive through it? Were you cautious? Did you slow down to the posted speed limit? We ...

Area theaters rake in Elly award nominations

It’s a week of celebration for local theater companies, who learned that their members have been nominated for several theater awards. Placer Community Theater and Take Note ...