Dry Creek

Community Portrait: Dick Kiger's interests take him from street to sky

Dick Kiger located to Auburn in 1954 when a position opened up at Purity Market. Kiger had been with Purity Markets working as assistant manager at several stores in the Central Va ...

Supervisors sell out citizens

We have really been had this time. We elect our supervisors thinking that they will represent and protect our county, thinking that they will preserve our area and lifestyle. I was ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...

A fish-friendly recession cure

Did you know that the Dry Creek salmon crashed from a high of 772 fish in 2005 to five fish in ’09? That’s a devastating decline, and many of the factors affecting that declin ...

Not even dogs could stop this hero

On Thursday I pulled into AMPM gas station on Dry Creek where I put oil in my car. After paying for the oil I set the wallet on top of the roof of my car and forgot about it. Th ...

Another View: Placer County’s problems solvable if we work together

Regardless of what district a county supervisor represents, the budget will be the focus in 2010 as we weather the fiscal storm that threatens to cripple county services. There ar ...