John Murphy

Placer Water board OKs first rate hike in five years

Placer County Water Agency’s Zone 1 customers will be subject to rate increases of 9.1 percent in 2014 and 3.7 percent in 2015, directors decided Thursday. The 5-0 decision ...

Reader Input: Rocklin Walmart is close enough

Walmart has too many stores in our county. There have been great letters written against Walmart, but no one mentions that they are building a Walmart on the freeway offramp at ...

Reader Input: That’s billions, with a ‘B’

When I went to school, I was taught that Congress was supposed to represent the people. Now our Congress represents the lobbyists. The lobbyists write the bills for the congressman ...

Reader Input: Stop bleeding people white

In your paper of Feb. 28, 2013, Paul T. McDaniel wrote an outstanding letter (“Time to get tough with U.S. Congress”). I agree with him 100 percent. Giving all that m ...

Re-elect Montgomery without a doubt

Jennifer should be reelected, she is the only one that has the experience!!! She has been in office for three and half years. She is up to date with all the county problems. She ...

City residents frustrated over unwelcome furry friends

Residents on an Auburn city street have concerns about some recent neighborhood visitors. Auburnites on Oak View Terrace off Auburn Folsom Road have seen or witnessed the after ef ...