Mark Roberts

Expanded Hidden Falls Regional Park now open

  Hidden Falls Regional Park just became bigger and better. The expanded park was on full display Wednesday for a select group of about 100 guests of Placer County. The publ ...

Officials mull costs versus demand for shelter

Loomis resident Mark Roberts said it was no shock to him when he read that Placer County’s plans for a new animal shelter would cost an estimated $23.6 million. “It do ...

Reader Input: Animal shelter not gold-plated

I was flabbergasted by the article on the proposed Placer County animal shelter and associated costs, which are unconscionable for the purpose (“Placer supes move on new $23. ...

Auburn fuel prices creeping upward

What a difference six months makes. In November and December, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas was less than $2. Now it is hovering on the $3 mark at many stations a ...