Reagan’s crying in heaven

After watching the morning news last week, I feel such disgust with Obama that I wanted to share my thoughts. Seems he was in Russia to have “talks” about nuclear arms. Well, ...

First, send a message on local level

While in principle I tend to agree with Raymond Tan (Reader Input, July 6) that the expense of over $1,600 for Placer County’s “Do-little dinner” is minor compared with the e ...

Deficit tops $1 trillion

WASHINGTON — The federal deficit has topped $1 trillion for the first time ever and could grow to nearly $2 trillion by this fall, intensifying fears about higher interest rates, ...

Placer County assessment roll echoes drop in real estate values

Placer County’s assessment roll dropped 2.6 percent this year, according to figures released Monday by Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears. Spears blamed declining real estate ...

Got you pegged

Cribbage is hot. Who knew? Woodland’s own Major League Baseball all-star Dustin Pedroia is known to relax over a game or two with Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona. There ar ...

Equine showmanship takes spotlight

There will be dancing in Auburn. Dancing horses that is. Newly transplanted Foresthill resident Dianne Olds Rossi is an entertainer whose dancing horse shows have entertained audi ...

Free cats really are not

I couldn’t agree with Ms. Shirley Hartford more (“Cat give-away irresponsible,” Reader Input, July 8). For years, non-profit organizations have frowned upon “free to good h ...

California wants saving

How many times have we gone to rest at night feeling angry or frustrated after witnessing some moronic behavior? And, how many times the following morning have we wanted to do some ...

Reinstate Placer Peer Court

The Placer County Peer Court would appear to be one of our much needed funded programs. This program has become a role model for similar programs that have been adopted around the ...

Time to nudge hogs from the trough

An indecent proposal – a term we are all familiar with – but it suddenly seems so appropriate to be used in regard to the proposal made to our supervisors for a 5 percent incre ...