Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner

Ruffalo: Wrong road led to inspirational turn for deputy

Before New Year’s Day was used as a time for making resolutions — that annual function of lying to ourselves at the earliest possible moment — it was more like a day for re ...

Our View: New technology, public could help solve mysteries

Residents are rightfully concerned about five bodies that were found over the last 16 months in the Auburn stretch of Wise Canal. Common sense says this is strange, and deserves s ...

Looking behind the scenes: Jail tries catch and release

Transferring the notebook to a teleprompter while contemplating my latest get-rich-quick scheme. I’m going to charge TV reporters and anchors a nickel for every time they use the ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: Prison woes to be kicked into our backyard

Rewriting the notebook while waiting for Wednesday night’s State of the Union speech to see just how George Bush continues to cause all of our problems ... Apparently that forme ...

Helicopter decision remains in midair after county supervisors talk budget

Faced with the loss of funds to purchase a new helicopter, Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner wound up with enough time to fly away and make the proposal on another day. The Placer C ...