Washington

County takes cue from the British

What do the members of the Placer County Board of Supervisors have in common with the members of the British Parliament? Three hundred and ninety members of Parliament have been as ...

Leaders wasting citizens’ time

Hear the voice of a Republican supporter on how he sees it: “What on earth are the Republicans doing in Washington?” Their behavior at the State of the Union speech was so emb ...

Congress didn’t earn any raises

I was just wondering how many people in California think that their elected “representatives” deserve a raise? The U.S. Congress has it set up so they get an automatic raise, ...

Bah on bloated government

Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941 the advisers to Winston Churchill told him of the event. In response he said, “What kind of people do they think we are?” Th ...

Our View: County leaders are out of touch with residents

Our local, state and federal government face severe economic challenges. Though it’s clear to most that drastic change is needed to become fiscally responsible, it’s also clea ...

We have precisely what we voted for

When I read all of the grumbling on the AJ Web site about our elected officials, I wonder if anyone considers the fact that we have what we asked for? What has happened, with the ...

County execs enjoy $1,600 meal on taxpayers’ dime

A group of county supervisors and executives enjoyed a $1,668 meal – including a $300 tip – courtesy of Placer County taxpayers. In light of the budget crisis, some have ques ...

Seawolves, Bauer In Hunt For NCAA Golf Title

BLAINE, WASHINGTON - Playing here in their third straight NCAA Div. II National Golf Championship Tournament, the Sonoma State Seawolves are not short on postseason experience. Th ...

Nolen to remain an Eagle in college

LOOMIS — Courtney Nolen has played in the shadows of other Del Oro High basketball stars throughout her career. But plenty of big-time college coaches are very familiar with the ...

Wake up and see the reality In Washington

When will the people of America wake up and look at what the politicians in Washington are doing to us. Let’s get mad, and throw all the idiots out. Not only did their incompet ...

HEART founder honored in D.C.

More than 150 organizations submitted videos to the Portraits of Compassion video contest started by the White House Faith-based Community Initiatives Innovations project. The Heal ...
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