Granite Bay

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 ...

Kris Johnson withdraws from Congressional race

Granite Bay resident Kris Johnson announced she was running to represent District 4 in Congress in late January, and on Tuesday she released a statement that she was withdrawing fr ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

Counter-protestors show up to support Granite Bay High theater students

Love and hate were potentially going to battle it out Thursday evening at Granite Bay High School as theater students prepared to perform “The Laramie Project” inside a ...

Kris Johnson hopes to unseat McClintock in Congress

A businesswoman and long-time Granite Bay resident has announced her plans to run for U.S. Congress against Rep. Tom McClintock, who she calls a “career politician.” K ...

Media Life: New book roadmaps Placer’s historic “Rails, Tales and Trails”

  While most history writers stick to doing their rambling through dusty tomes, Granite Bay’s Bill George has taken the roadbed less taken to author “Rails, Tales ...

Another View: Movie depicts real-life drama of Mandela’s life

On New Year’s Eve 1999, my wife, Valerie, and I were having dinner at the home of Granite Bay friends David and Andrea Kelly and talking about the New Millennium. OK, OK, I ...

Gentle giants need homes, too

Every abandoned or stray dog in need of a forever home must have a glamour shot. The low-quality head shots of dogs typically found on the websites and email listservs of rescue gr ...