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Reader Input: Look within, help homeless veterans

Our veterans need Placer County to back them like never before. It is important that everyone understand that they can make a difference for our homeless veterans by becoming part ...

Warm weather confusing to crops

A little warm weather is all it takes to trick plants into an early bloom. The spring-like weather of late – sans rain – is doing just that and leaving growers wonderin ...

Reader Input: Obama succeeds, despite Congress

Repeatedly, Nobel Laureate (economics) Paul Krugman has praised President Barack Obama and his administration for its actions in the face of blind opposition, which started in a Wa ...

Reader Input: Del Oro did wrong by team

I’m very disappointed in (the) Del Oro High School Board of Trustees and principal Dan Gayaldo’s decision to terminate the entire water polo staff this past week. To ...

Gun sales jump locally

Impending state legislation and civil discord on the national level has equated to an uptick in firearms sales for area shops, shop owners say. Among other factors, a new state la ...

Reader Input: Loomis has the Christmas spirit

Loomis Fire Department fire trucks and crews escorted old Saint Nick through Loomis on his annual visit the Saturday before Christmas. Santa and his elves greeted children of all a ...

Reader Input: Protected trees in fact aren’t

Think mature oaks are protected in Rocklin? Forget it. Even though Rocklin’s Oak Tree Preservation Guidelines classify oaks as “protected” trees, they’re ...

Reader Input: Cars towed if Old Town lot fee unpaid

Perhaps the only thing worse than not being able to find a parking space in Old Town is finding your vehicle has been towed while you were at lunch. That’s what happened (r ...

Reader Input: Are planners drought-savvy?

As a consumer of water, I have been watching my water consumption to do my part in conserving this precious resource. We are constantly being reminded that we are in a drought an ...

Reader Input: Family saved from winter’s brutal cold

I had the most wonderful experience last week and as a favor to the ones who so graciously helped me in our time of need I wanted to pass along the story. If there’s any wa ...