Rich Colwell

Looking behind the scenes: Don’t expect county clean-up to come cheap

Wondering why I bother to use a notebook while considering Sarah Palin’s recent off-hand remarks ... Speaking of off-handed items, what about the one tucked neatly into the cl ...

Placer County taxpayers fleeced one more time

With the economic “reset” hitting the private sector hard Placer County supervisors show little regard for fiscal discipline. Welcome to Kings Beach on the North shore of Lake ...

City safety employees face choice – pay cuts or pink slips

Laying off portions of the notebook while realizing that of all the employees being let go by various government entities, none of them appear to be public-relations types. Odd, is ...

City, county bigwigs prove they can sit down together

Stamping the notebook while proposing that the best way to improve U.S. Postal Service delivery is to mail those employees their paychecks — in unmarked envelopes. One thing tha ...

Silver Bend eyed as affordable housing site

With its takeover of the 6.2-acre Silver Bend property at the Foresthill exit, the Placer County Redevelop-ment Agency is considering another attempt at developing an affordable ho ...