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Another View: Water agency must learn to live within ratepayers’ means
Friday Mar 25 2011
I was elected to the Placer County Water Agency Board in 2008. It was a tough election. Many people in my district were simply fed up with perceived wrongs of PCWA. Many people fe ...
Timely snowstorms have made this a season to remember for Tahoe resorts
Thursday Mar 17 2011
In the advertising world, identifying the appropriate product and developing a marketing scheme behind it is standard procedure.In some respects, ski resorts are like any other bus ...
Another View: Join the online coupon party at Marketplace Deals
Thursday Feb 10 2011
We didn’t make a Super Bowl commercial featuring Timothy Hutton or a blue-collar mechanic who found new life in a red dress. We don’t plan on signing up a national, brand-name ...
Ski book author Evans to do signing tonight
Wednesday Feb 09 2011
To some people, Jerry Goodman has lived quite the enviable life. He has resided in Lake Tahoe for much of his adulthood, owns a home on 1½ acres and literally walks to his favorit ...
Our View: Put Montgomery back on Tahoe planning board
Friday Feb 04 2011
A push to allow developers to “clean up” eyesores in Lake Tahoe has left a black mark on four of the five Placer County supervisors’ voting records. Recently, four members ...
Keep Jennifer on board
Wednesday Jan 26 2011
Hooray for (Supervisor) Jennifer (Montgomery)! Three cheers for Jen. Like she said, “I am not a puppet,” (“Supes vote Montgomery off Tahoe board,” Journal, Jan. 26). It s ...
Plans afoot for Truckee to Tahoe trail
Sunday Jan 16 2011
TRUCKEE (AP) — Despite California’s budget crisis, local officials are moving ahead with plans for a 9.5-mile hiking and biking trail between Truckee and Lake Tahoe. Mike Sta ...
Plenty of white stuff brings an infusion of green to resort coffers
Wednesday Jan 05 2011
Record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra captivated an influx of snow-sport enthusiasts this holiday season, while boosting profits for ski resorts. Locals traveled to North and Sout ...
Thank heavens for single-payer
Friday Sep 03 2010
I was recently admitted to Barton Memorial Hospital in Lake Tahoe on an emergency call. I had to call 911. Having Medicare (single payer) and supplemental insurance (which I pay), ...
Our View: Tour stop or not, Auburn must get wheels in motion
Tuesday Jul 13 2010
If Auburn is lucky enough to earn a piece of the action in the 2011 Tour of California cycling event, it better take full advantage. Instead of a jumbotron television and a 20-min ...
Looking behind the scenes: Expect bigger things of the Amgen Tour
Friday May 07 2010
Bomb-proofing the notebook while wondering how long will we have to depend mostly on good luck to prevent terrorists from blowing up part of our country. ... Meanwhile, while we ...
Big box site unsuitable
Friday Mar 05 2010
In response to Dawn York’s “Reader Input” of 3/2. I am one of “the people” you refer to but I’m afraid your solution is not “simple or feasible.” First, Mr. Jim Con ...
Placer County girds for plummeting revenues
Tuesday Sep 08 2009
Placer County’s plummeting revenues will translate into a 9.4 percent plunge in spending during the current year, supervisors learned Tuesday. The county board voted unanimously ...
Fire prevention stalled in limbo
Friday Sep 04 2009
Spreading fire retardant on the notebook while realizing that wildlands blazes pay absolutely no attention at all to governmental boundaries ... For example, if a fire is burning ...
County reconsiders use of free cars
Monday Mar 23 2009
Placer County supervisors who have enjoyed free SUVs and cars at taxpayers’ expense may decide today to curb that practice in the future. Supervisors Jim Holmes, Robert Weygandt, ...
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