Colfax

Could Jack Abramoff help out Colfax?

Instead of defaming (Colfax City) Manager (Bruce) Kranz and (former) Rep. (John) Doolittle, we should thank them for the opportunity to preside over the success of Colfax. With D ...

Vote against Tom McClintock

As regards the editorial in today’s Journal (Our View, Sept. 29), I would hope that the citizens of Colfax seriously consider voting against Tom McClintock in the November electi ...

Our View: Rep. McClintock already paid to represent us

The cash-strapped city of Colfax recently agreed to pay former Congressman John Doolittle $30,000 to lobby the federal government on wastewater issues. Since news of the deal was ...

Baldoni's Big Night Sparks Falcons

COLFAX - Going into Friday night’s Colfax High-Davis football game, Falcons coach Tony Martello was more than pleased to have senior fullback Tom Baldoni back in action off the i ...

Reader relives his rock scare

I was on the receiving end of a load of rocks dumped from an overpass. This happened in the mid-1980s when I was commuting from Dekalis, Ill. to Kansas City, Mo., just outside K.C. ...

Rescue county Peer Court

It was encouraging to read that the Placer County Peer Court program received a $7,500 donation from Loomis. This was a noble gesture of Loomis to take the lead to contribute to Pe ...

Local Roundup

Last weekend the Placer High soccer team won all three of its matches at the Amador High School Labor-Day Soccer Tournament in Sutter Creek. The Hillmen defeated Mariposa County Hi ...

Local family sells, services tools of the trade

A building contractor who expanded his expertise into selling and repairing power tools has opened a store in Auburn. Tony Lima, owner of Tundra Construction Inc., purchased The T ...

Let Mr. Conkey build his center

This letter is in regards to the full-page ad of the Bohemia retail project in last Sunday’s (Aug. 22) paper. Long ago the Placer County planners approved the area for a retail ...

Our View: Friday night lights shine brightest when sportsmanship prevails

Are you ready for some football? As if Mother Nature knew of tonight’s big games, high school football in the foothills returns with cooler temps, high expectations and excited ...