Kevin Hanley

Another View: Fire protection - Take action now to create defensible space

In the tiny, underground War Cabinet offices, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as Nazi bombers firebombed the city of London above, dictated memos to his ministers, generals and a ...

Another View: ‘Action this Day’ on defensible space

In the tiny, underground War Cabinet offices, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as Nazi bombers firebombed the City of London above, dictated memos to his ministers, generals and a ...

Another View: Aim higher, North Auburn

A good working relationship between Placer County and the City of Auburn is indispensable to creating a higher quality of life and more prosperity for Auburn area residents. Resi ...

Crews making progress on fire break

The buzz of chainsaws through dense foliage means the latest round of defensible clearing between Auburn and the American River Canyon. The ongoing shaded fuel break project is a ...

Winery growth issues fermenting in Placer County

There will be plenty of time and opportunities for vintners and grassroots groups to weigh in on winery rule changes that could be coming to Placer County this year. And the Place ...

New Auburn Chamber of Commerce president looking to rebuild membership

As he looks toward the coming year, the Auburn Chamber of Commerce’s new president is focusing on outreach. “My goal is to add 100 new members,” said David &ldq ...

Auburn chamber toasts vintner stance on Placer County rule revamp

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is backing vintners in proposed rule changes attempting to balance a Placer County quest for a flourishing winemaking industry with ongoing concerns ...

Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip

Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...

Another View: Homelessness, character and community

Elected officials should craft public policy that preserves and strengthens the traditional American character – self-reliance, individual dignity, hard work and focus on fam ...

Another View: How Charles Dickens changed Christmas

He needed the money. In the fall of 1843, with his wife Catherine expecting their fifth child, a heavy mortgage and lagging sales from the monthly installments of his book “M ...