League of Women Voters

Holmes: Costco deal close; community center to be studied

While Costco is “this close” to an agreement with Placer County on a North Auburn location, the possibility of a community center is also brewing. A Michaels is in sto ...

Another View: League of Women Voters analyzes propositions 33 and 35

Proposition 33: Auto Insurance Discounts for Continuous CoverageYES vote means:Insurance companies may offer discounts to new customers based on how long they have been continuousl ...

AAUW advances issues affecting women

Carol Wilson’s letter to the editor Sunday, Aug. 26, “AAUW hardly nonpartisan.” demonstrated a limited understanding of the American Association of University Wom ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Compare two candidates side by side

I was disappointed to learn that our Congressman, Tom McClintock, declined to participate in a candidates? forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters and scheduled on Wednesday, ...

Vote third-party for real change

Before you fill out your ballots and mail them in, look at the website of the League of Women Voters for their position on the state ballot measures. This is the group who used to ...

Civilized health care, anyone?

Have you had enough? Are you done throwing your money at a for-profit health care (non)system which at its most basic level must deny you care in order to thrive? Are you tired o ...

A refreshed square, possible big box tenant await

Relocating the notebook while wondering why the recent state legislative hearing on determining “how California can prevent more businesses from leaving the state” was held ...

Women’s issues placed in spotlight

Beth McGovern, legislative director for California’s commission on the status of women, is the featured speaker at a free community education program “On Being a Savvy Advocate ...