Joshua Huntsinger

Cold weather delays local produce coming to market

At Wednesday’s DeWitt Center Farmers Market, the few vendors who had booths all agreed that the weather has slowed production. “Everything is really late,” said Nicole Salle ...

Agency calls end to water shortage emergency

The Placer County Water Agency has called an end to a water shortage emergency caused by an April 19 Bear River Canal break. The agency’s board Monday also approved reduced bil ...

PG&E: Bear River Canal back to normal by early next week

PG&E said Thursday afternoon full flows in the Bear River Canal are expected to be up by early next week after an April 19 canal break near Colfax High School. The company also ce ...

People in business: County names new ag commissioner

The Placer County Board of Supervisors has named Joshua “Josh” P. Huntsinger as the new Placer County agricultural commissioner and sealer of weights and measures. He will be ...

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 ...

Activists bucking proposed deer hunt

Loomis resident Georgia Kern encountered Placer County’s surging deer population head on — with the front of her Subaru. “The deer just shot out from the right-hand side of ...