Sacramento

Measure A a protective step

Folks, here is the question I have yet to hear answered. Why would a Sacramento special interest group pony up $25,000, hire a treasurer from Sacramento and a professional politica ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Fighting for Auburn’s future

From now until Election Day on June 5, Auburn residents will have front-row seats in a replay of the David vs. Goliath story. The battle is about Measure A, “The Home Rule for Au ...

Withdraw from Afghanistan

Thank you for publishing stories about the tragic killing of Afghan civilians this week. The soldier who allegedly committed these killings is another victim of a failed U.S. war p ...

Sacramento, Kings & NBA reach tentative arena deal

Sacramento's efforts to build a new arena for the Sacramento Kings have never been closer to becoming a reality. The city, the NBA and the Kings announced a tentative deal Monday ...

Moving forward with God’s help

Every so often I think about the last two years and that I am a cancer survivor. Why is this so important? Have a look at these statistics, and you will see why. Other than skin ca ...

The Delta Plan carefully crafted

Placer County officials have publicly expressed concerns about the potential impacts on local water supplies from the Delta Stewardship Council’s proposed Delta Plan. Their inter ...

International Sportsmen’s Expo opens Thursday

It’s always a crowded event. The annual International Sportsmen’s Expo at Cal Expo couldn’t come at a more ideal time, when most outdoors-oriented people are wrac ...

211 community service call directory proposed for Placer County

Placer County residents may soon have a new resource to access what their community has to offer. During a recent Board of Supervisors meeting a steering committee gave updates co ...

(Olympic) Trial run for Roseville marathoner Tollefson

Tim Tollefson says he was more of a soccer player at Rocklin High School. He gets his kicks now running marathons.Tollefson, 26, is running for the first time in the U.S. Olympic M ...

Marinoble's fighter Griffin wins MMA welterweight pro belt

PLACERVILLE - Max Griffin waited three hours before it was his turn to step into the cage Saturday night and took just 52 seconds to win his first professional mixed martial arts c ...

International Sportsmen’s Expo still growing

It’s mid cold season time, when cabin fever has set in and we’re tired of sitting around and dreaming of things to do in the great out-of-doors.Regular-season football ...

Beware arena-seeking snake oil salesmen

As March 1, 2012 approaches, the Sacramento snake oil salesmen are beating their drums louder with an ever increasing tempo. The drums are beating to convince Placer County Supervi ...

Community Portrait: Always inventive J. Randall Smith breaks some rules

In his hands an ordinary bag of clay becomes a fine art sculpture. Paint and canvas become a beautiful painting. Charcoal, pencils and paper turn into an enchanting rendering. With ...

Occupy brain with these

Quoting (Newcastle attorney Carlos) de la Fuente (Journal, Nov. 17), “I really feel there’s something going terribly wrong in our country.” Gosh, ya think? How about our new ...

Places of water origin pay ultimate price

In response to Kevin Hanley’s “Hands off Placer’s water” (Another View, Nov. 4), may I comment that apparently Mr. Hanley does not understand that building the peripheral c ...