Granite Bay

Debate must get past selfish

The most stunning moment of the national health care debate at Representative (Tom) McClintock’s Granite Bay town hall meeting was when an obviously prosperous man stated, “I d ...

Del Oro dominant in SFL opener

A balanced attack was the key to victory in Del Oro High’s Sierra Foothill League opener Monday night. Aly Duffin had nine kills and four blocks to lead the host Golden Eagles i ...

Deer hunt location too close to people

All deer hunting should be done with a camera. If someone needs the deer meat to feed their family, then deer hunting should be limited to a bow and arrow. Young people should be t ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...

Youth deer hunt drama

The hunt is on. A week after a state official said a controversial “special” Granite Bay-area deer hunt was off the table, details are emerging of another proposal — this tim ...

Bicyclists need to follow traffic rules, Sheriff’s say

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is planning enforcement campaigns in response to complaints of bicyclists failing to obey traffic rules. “It’s hard to argue that bicyclin ...

Unlicensed deer hunters unsafe

Stop the deer hunt in Granite Bay and Loomis, where children ages 12 to 17 will be allowed to kill does. No hunting license needed for those children or the adult that will accomp ...

Little good in deer hunt idea

Based on anecdotal stories of deer/auto collisions, Supervisor Kirk Uhler irresponsibly put into motion a most egregious Placer County proposal: A special “junior” deer hunt (1 ...

Fatal Granite Bay crash under investigation

A head-on collision Friday afternoon resulted in a fatality after a pickup truck ended up in a front yard, according to Dave Montijo, California Highway Patrol spokesman. At abou ...

Similarities between two deadly crimes proves gut-wrenching

There have been many stories that have touched my heart and had an impact on my life. But, after more than seven years in the journalism business I was not prepared for the emotion ...