Christina Bethea

Reader input: Child care is an expensive job

The demand for emergency shelters for infants is on the rise. Currently, Placer County’s program places 100 percent of the financial responsibility, for the first 60-70 days, ...

Reader input: Don’t keep falling for it

Everyone’s heard the term “Divide and Conquer” right?—-Well that’s exactly what our politicians and news media are doing to us every single day. Why? ...

Reader Input: ‘First, do no harm’

Today, I saw how “bad” bad health care can be. This story is especially disturbing because the patient is a senior citizen, being treated for a serious condition and he ...

Sierra Market a valued part of Colfax

Christina Bethea’s critique of Colfax shopping (Reader Input, Nov. 21), is a bit lacking in “Basic Economics 101.” As a 31-year shopper at Colfax’s Sierra Market, I know ...

Band together to help Colfax

Last year I returned to Colfax after 15 years. I immediately noticed a huge increase in the low-income population here (even above the norm in the U.S.). Small businesses are movin ...