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Reader Input: Hydraulic fracturing helps state

Hydraulic fracturing Increases California’s energy independence and keeps jobs and revenue in the state. California has significant oil reserves. If it can be extracted saf ...

Oak Ridge girls win first SFL golf tourney in Roseville

ROSEVILLE — The race for a Sierra Foothill League girls golf title isn’t a race at all. It’s a chase, and no team seems capable of catching Oak Ridge. The undef ...

Released snakes a danger to endangered species

Two species of invasive snakes are making their way throughout California’s lakes and rivers, and experts believe they could become a threat to endangered species. According ...

Reader Input: Calls to Gaineses never returned

I have recently had a bad experience with two elected officials who are supposed to be representing me. Recently I called the office of my Assembly member, Beth Gaines, offering ...

Another View: To fee or not to fee? No question

William Shakespeare infused poetry and emotion into his plays. The opening lines from Prince Hamlet’s soliloquy are etched in our minds: “To be or not to be, that is th ...

Reader Input: Act now on climate change

We must act now on climate change Please let us do everything in power to help climate change before it’s too late and the damage becomes irreversible! Melynda Quinn, Fol ...

Reader Input: Gun control too restrictive

Recent legislation has made it increasingly difficult for California citizens to purchase handguns. Restrictive California rules are diminishing the models of guns that can be sold ...

Placer Water prepares to put voluntary water-saving measures in place

The Placer County Water Agency is moving toward a Feb. 6 public hearing that would target a voluntary drop in water use by customers of up to 20 percent to fight drought conditions ...

Local teens have chance to play soccer overseas

As a 15-year-old California teenager, Brian Altman traveled to England to play in a soccer tournament. It’s a trip he remembers well nearly 30 years later. Today, Altman, 44 ...