Discuss Proposition 37 with some wisdom

Why print a letter that simply mouths the propaganda of SuperPAC-funded TV ads? This forum should promote discussion beyond the superficialities and lies of those who can grossly o ...

Placer resort takes sudden leap into early ski season

Placer County’s Squaw Valley ski resort will be kick-starting the ski season Thursday with a one-off ski day that celebrates the recent early snowfall and raises funds for a wort ...

Last call to stop 150 apartments

This is your last chance to be heard regarding the 150 Orchard apartments proposed for Penryn. Please write a letter to the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors this week if you op ...

Voters may well need counseling

I have been an avid reader of newspapers for decades. A person can generally find the front page filled with stories of war, epidemics, natural disasters, political unrest in the ...

Free speech can leave out racism

It’s obvious that racism is alive and well in Placer County. Once again it raises its ugly head in the guise of anonymous notes left on cars (“Have the courage to sign ...

Threat of no fire service not true

I and a select few received an envelope full of propaganda against Measure K. Unfortunately, you forgot to leave a return address, and so, I guess this is the only way I can commun ...

Weather Service: Tornado hit Lake of the Pines area

A rare tornado touched down in Lake of the Pines, near Auburn, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday. Cleanup was taking place in the Lake of the Pines area of South Nevad ...