Don’t glorify unsafe behavior

I applaud your efforts to assist our community with your recent magazine insert on fire and water safety. However, in the section “On the River” (June 18), you included a pict ...

Why ‘free to great home’?

The Placer SPCA is currently offering a promotion that waives the adoption fee for adult cats and black kittens. After this spring’s kitten season, we were faced with possible ov ...

Adults are free to choose

A recent letter criticizes me for opposing a bill that gives the federal government wide-ranging control over the tobacco industry, “McClintock vote up in smoke,” (Reader Input ...

Cutting Peer Court will cost, not save

Three weeks ago the decision was made to cut 100 percent of the contribution set aside to fund the Placer County Peer Court program. This program has had a much-needed involvement ...

Ophir batch plant proposal on hot seat

In a warm-up to what promises to be a heated hearing before the planning commission, Ophir residents peppered Placer County staff at a meeting Thursday with some pointed questions ...