Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS)

Better than you found it

Cool and clean, the highest reaches of the Sierra Nevada Mountains stand aloof and unspoiled. Long ago, campers built fire rings — and left the remains of messy wood fires — at ...

Another View: English: A new word added every 98 minutes

George Orwell’s novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four” describes a nightmarish world in which words are systematically removed from dictionaries: Newspeak was designed not to extend bu ...