El Dorado

Fire officials confident on Applegate containment

Firefighters are near full containment on the Applegate Fire despite gusty weekend weather throughout the region. The fire started around 1:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at multiple points along ...

Reader Input: Reasons to nix supes’ pay raise

On July 22, the Placer County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution to place a measure on the Nov. 4 ballot that would increase their salary to a base of over $71,000 a year and ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 25, 1964

From the pages of the Auburn Journal, June 25, 1964 Auburn school board votes pay hike, submits tentative budget for 1964-65 Further pay increases were authorized by the Aubu ...

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Another View: Sequester, we hardly knew ye

The great irony of the Republican decision to bust the budget sequester is that barely two months ago, congressional roles were reversed. The Democrats insisted on funding the go ...

Placer, El Dorado authorities arrest five in burglary investigations

  Sheriff’s investigators have arrested five people after investigations into separate strings of burglaries in El Dorado and Placer counties. Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Another View: Protecting America’s full faith and credit

Amidst all the controversies gripping Congress, certainly we should all be able to agree that the full faith and credit of the United States – the very trust the public has w ...

U.S. Soccer ultimatum: Play for the academy or high school

An ultimatum recently was handed down by the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking players in its Development Academy who also compete in high school to choose one or the other.The Califo ...

Employers get a break on hiring, training costs

Golden Sierra Workforce Investment Board has provided funding to employers for on-the-job training since passage of the Recovery Act of 2009. But a recent change boosts that fundin ...

Who represents our interests?

Anyone remember the drought back in the late ’70s? If you do, read House Bill 1837, called “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act.” This bill would affect the water rights ...