maintenance

Reader Input: Is it time to go to extremes?

I was corrected about my thinking that the city was paying for the new lights (“Take care of what we have,” Reader Input, July 3). OK, then. With that information it ...

Sunny weather offers no break for Caltrans

SODA SPRINGS — Snow hasn’t fallen since the weekend and most of the large clearing equipment is parked in a massive garage, but that doesn’t mean the Caltrans Kin ...

Prevent chimney fires with proper maintenance

Chimney fires can be a destructive and devastating event for families, but they can also be avoided with regular maintenance. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protec ...

Penny wise and pound foolish

As president of the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District, I have pondered the arguments consuming the board recently. I have thought of a metaphor for the problem. Since mos ...

The wait is on: Foresthill Bridge traffic down to one lane

Traffic along the Foresthill Bridge is down to one lane and delays are stopping flows on weekdays as construction crews are at work on a $74.4 million improvement project. The bri ...

Inflate your gas mileage

The wallet-busting gas prices of 2008 might be behind us, but the economic crisis of ’09 and the recent increase in fuel prices haven’t made things any easier. Add on top o ...