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Media Life: Filmmaker, Auburn start 2014 off right for struggling Haitian town

It was a special night in May for Placer High School alumni Brandon Vedder. Equally, it was a special night in two communities divided by geography but united in a common goal. Ve ...

Reader input: Governor needs to consider us

Placer County Water Agency is extremely concerned about the redirected impacts of the state’s Bay Delta Conservation Plan on our region and so are members of Congress. On Aug ...

Reader Input: This tap water drinker lives

Sorry, Gunner (Peltier) (“Old-time water fountains dirty,” Reader Input, Aug. 1), but Paul W. Comiskey is right (“Boycott bottled water machine,” Reader Inp ...

Reader Input: Old-time water fountains dirty

In reply to Paul W. Comiskey, Newcastle (“Boycott bottled water machine,” Reader Input, July 31): Are you saying we should go back to having virus and bacteria-ridden w ...

Entertainer juggles environmental messages at Skyridge

Skyridge Elementary School got an environmental lesson on Monday from juggling performer Doug Nolan, whose “Rock Steady Juggling” program has appeared in schools, festi ...

California releases part of plan to restore delta

  FRESNO, Calif.  — California water officials released on Thursday the first part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ...

Snow survey confirms driest January and February on record

ECHO SUMMIT, Calif. (AP) — It's official, and it's not good news for thirsty Californians: January and February have been the driest on record. The monthly snow s ...

Reader Input: Expect taxes to choke a horse

Our tax-and-spend governor decided our state needs another canal to provide water to L.A. This despite the fact that voters turned down the Peripheral Canal. Any Peripheral Canal ...

Western Placer water needs back on table as development perks up

With signs of a potential construction turnaround, the Placer County Water Agency is updating its water supply planning efforts for the possible startup on several major land devel ...

Placer water election heating up as final candidate deadline ends

AUBURN CA - The roster of local-election candidates in the Auburn area will be completed Wednesday – the deadline prospective office holders are under to file for posts where inc ...