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Reader Input: Was transition to mediocrity an accident?

Paul McDaniel may well be as informed on California’s educational system as he believes himself to be, but repeating the right-wing mantra that tenure is at fault dismisses r ...

Reader Input: Follow money, find McClintock

Kudos to Dr. Jon Candy for his perceptive letter regarding Tom McClintock’s lobbying receipts from “Black Energy” and his role as a climate change denier (“ ...

Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?

Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...

Nevada Irrigation District dusts off 1926 plan for dam in Meadow Vista-Colfax area

  The Nevada Irrigation District is resurrecting a plan developed in the 1920s to tap into a meandering stretch of the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax to boost wat ...

Reader Input: Republicans needed now

Mr. (Ron) Lowe in Nevada City and like-thinkers: RE: Republicans fear loose morals and family breakdowns. Yes, they do. How many people don’t believe in God or anything? ...

Colfax motorcyclist's death comes as CHP backs off on lane-splitting advice

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

UPDATE: Motorcycle rider killed in I-80 crash ID'd

Authorities have released the name of the motorcycle rider killed in a crash today on Interstate 80 near Colfax. Killed was James Lee Browning, 46, of Colfax, the Placer County Sh ...

Motorcycle rider killed on I-80 near Colfax

Witnesses have told California Highway Patrol investigators that a motorcyclist killed Friday on Interstate 80 near Colfax was trying to split freeway traffic when the crash occurr ...

Four vehicles shot at Colfax auto dealer

Four vehicles on the Winner Chevrolet lot in Colfax have been shot in three separate July incidents. The shootings remain a mystery and the owner of the dealership is offering a $ ...

Colfax-area fire reduced to hot spots

Steep terrain and limited access were keeping fire crews from completely containing the rural grass fire Tuesday afternoon off Iowa Hill Road northeast of Colfax that started a day ...