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Another View: TV news goes dark when it comes to free trade agreement coverage

Ever hear of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Don’t worry if you haven’t because hardly anyone in the United States has. At a recent talk about the news media that I ga ...

Community Portrait: Veirs, 72, knocks John Muir Trail solo hike off bucket list

This summer Audrey Veirs crossed a big accomplishment off her bucket list. Beginning Aug. 14, Veirs spent 20 days backpacking the entire John Muir Trail from its northern trailhead ...

Placer County agriculture thrives at 30,000 feet

Local agriculture is in the spotlight as a growing interest in local food inspires people to shop at farmers markets, connect with farmers and grow their own food. A number of Pla ...