D.C.

U.S. a nation under God

Happy Fourth of July to all of us that are proud to be Americans! God has truly blessed us beyond what we deserve. After seeing the tremendous performances by the talented partici ...

Our View: Placer not exempt from keeping to the Brown Act

During these tough economic times, government at every level faces media scrutiny. The public has a right to know how elected officials are spending taxpayer dollars. That’s why ...

Cap-to-Cap vital to region

It is critical for Placer County, its cities and business leaders to work directly and proactively with our members of Congress, federal agencies and the administration to resolve ...

County takes cue from the British

What do the members of the Placer County Board of Supervisors have in common with the members of the British Parliament? Three hundred and ninety members of Parliament have been as ...

Congress didn’t earn any raises

I was just wondering how many people in California think that their elected “representatives” deserve a raise? The U.S. Congress has it set up so they get an automatic raise, ...

Our View: County leaders are out of touch with residents

Our local, state and federal government face severe economic challenges. Though it’s clear to most that drastic change is needed to become fiscally responsible, it’s also clea ...

County execs enjoy $1,600 meal on taxpayers’ dime

A group of county supervisors and executives enjoyed a $1,668 meal – including a $300 tip – courtesy of Placer County taxpayers. In light of the budget crisis, some have ques ...

Wake up and see the reality In Washington

When will the people of America wake up and look at what the politicians in Washington are doing to us. Let’s get mad, and throw all the idiots out. Not only did their incompet ...

HEART founder honored in D.C.

More than 150 organizations submitted videos to the Portraits of Compassion video contest started by the White House Faith-based Community Initiatives Innovations project. The Heal ...