Orange County

Another View: Will we ever learn tolerance?

There will always be some who find it easier to see the differences between one another rather than the similarities. There have been people ready to exploit those differences thro ...

Media Life: Major Philly exhibition for Placer-grown artist

Before his death seven years ago at 41, Jason Rhoades created a body of work that startles, challenges preconceptions, amuses and sparks awe. Now, after years of critical acclaim ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...

Gaines’ power grab unseemly

Ted Gaines saw the list of seven candidates for the 4th Assembly District primary and added his proxy wife, Beth Gaines’, name. The splintered vote allowed her to win one of the ...

40-acre industrial park foreclosure a false alarm

City officials say a 40-acre piece of land at the Auburn Airport industrial park listed in pre-foreclosure is an error. The foreclosure trustee company that placed the listing, As ...

I-80 ‘hot lane’ takes back seat

The new trend in freeway design won’t be coming to Placer County anytime soon. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency studied and ultimately shot down a proposal that ...

Send postcard to president

This looks like a good idea to me. An Orange County group has initiated a postcard campaign to President Obama. What do you think? Want to join in? If you would like to partic ...

My advice: If it’s a Wal-Mart, then say so

Reluctantly returning to the notebook while expressing no surprise that Tiger Woods is returning to the PGA tour. After all, I knew he’d get back to golfing once he got his affai ...

Abolish the death penalty

An Orange County jury sentenced Billy Joe Johnson to death last month. He begged for the death penalty. He was the 46-year-old “shot caller” of a white supremacist gang who or ...