Literacy Support Council of Placer County

Better than you found it

Cool and clean, the highest reaches of the Sierra Nevada Mountains stand aloof and unspoiled. Long ago, campers built fire rings — and left the remains of messy wood fires — at ...

Another View: Words hold the power

Words have the power to create or destroy, encourage or suppress, inspire or bore, calm or energize. They can spread hate or love, clarity or confusion. Yes, words let us communica ...

Another View: English: A new word added every 98 minutes

George Orwell’s novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” describes a nightmarish world in which words are systematically removed from dictionaries: Newspeak was designed not to extend bu ...

Credit Hollitz for literacy plan

I was very pleased to see today’s (Seen & Heard, Oct. 10) regarding the 25th anniversary of Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS), a Placer County Library organization that has be ...