Ken Campbell

Obama mires US in more debt

This week President Obama released his fiscal year 2013 budget proposal. The president’s budget includes the largest and most irresponsible government spending spree in history a ...

Longtime editor Rothe will be missed

It was sad to see Deric Rothe leave the Auburn Journal/Gold Country Media. Under Deric’s leadership the Gold Country papers became top-notched, first class community newspapers. ...

Our View: Ollar Burris case wasting taxpayer money

Placer County has spent way too much time and energy seeking to punish former Planning Commissioner Michelle Ollar Burris. After two-and-a-half years of investigation, and hundre ...

Why tolerate overspending?

Am I the only one concerned about the irresponsible spending and debt accumulating both in Washington and Sacramento? And why do we keep electing politicians that are responsible f ...

Faith community planning Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

What are you doing for breakfast Wednesday? The Gold Country Ministerial Association plans to serve up some spirituality along with their bacon and eggs during the 2010 Mayor’s ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Raking the old muck around our supervisors

Don’t bet the ranch on a Republican sweep this November, not while Placer County’s Republican Central Committee remains active. That stalwart unit, which seemingly spends most ...

US debts are ever-growing

President Obama has been in office for nine months, and at this point it would be appropriate to evaluate his accomplishments, by the numbers: $1.417 trillion. The fiscal year 200 ...

Raising 4-H, FFA critters builds values

Placer County 4-H club and Future Farmers of America members are in the final days of preparation before their animals are auctioned off at the Gold Country Fair on Saturday. Live ...

Why are supervisors so darn mute?

Your editorial today (“County leaders out of touch with residents,” Aug. 2) was great — and right on. Why can’t we have elected officials that are above reproach? It is a ...

How nice for school district

Last week all households in the Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) received, in the mail, a newsletter. This expensive, four-page, color, WPUSD newsletter was even sent ...