Granite Bay

Placer County, Folsom volleyball stars finish second at Nationals

Libby Deters and Brooke Hershberger have outgrown the Golden State. The two incoming Granite Bay High seniors played pivotal roles for the Grizzlies’ girls volleyball team t ...

Reader Input: Restaurateur goes extra mile

Wade Roepke, owner and operator of Chick-fil-A at 4040 Douglas Blvd. in Granite Bay, has a genuine heart for his community. His bottom line of business and his measure of success ...

Reader Input: Don’t let the few ruin lake access

Open access to Folsom Lake from Rattlesnake Bar! The other day, I paid $12 to a take my kayak to Folsom Lake from Rattlesnake Bar and was dismayed to see all the access points gate ...

Reader Input: Bike park better sited at Regional

The new bike park could be the jewel in the crown of Auburn Recreation District’s attractions if it were located at the 24-acre open space at Regional Park and not at the Mai ...

Reader Input: Wartime memories a priceless lesson

When it comes to addressing “E.V. Cain students get firsthand history lesson,” (Journal, March 4), it is difficult to know where to begin. In no particular order, one ...

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

For local family, Olympic memories are golden

After attending the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Don Whitaker of Meadow Vista decided to take his two grandsons to Sochi to experience the 2014 Olympic Games. Whitaker and his ...

Reader Input: Reps know to fly frugally

I boarded a plane on Monday, Feb. 10 bound for Washington, D.C. and I recognized two fellow travelers, both U.S.  Representatives: Ami Bera and Tom McClintock. As the plane fi ...