Politics

Wish granted for Cade Christopherson

The “Not all Heroes wear capes” slogan comes full circle for 11-year-old Cade Christopherson. Early Wednesday morning, the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted the Lincoln bo ...

Managing our public lands needs a dramatic and abrupt change in policy

There are things yet to learn about the devastation brought by the Camp Fire but this much we do know. The fire will have destroyed more than 14,000 structures, burned more than 15 ...

With Reagan-family aplomb, ill GOP chair steps down

Placer County GOP chief Dennis Revell has resigned as he fights a battle with a medical condition — Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia — that has resulted in major surgery sc ...

Shop Placer County’s small businesses this holiday season

Small businesses are the backbone of our local communities. Now that the  holiday shopping season is in full swing, I would like to share how our communities benefit from your ...

McClintock needs to recognize all voters

I object to the headline that McClintock "trounced" his opponent (Nov. 8 front page). I felt it dismissed 126,385 voters who he still has the responsibility of representi ...

Thank you, every candidate, for running

The local election season is almost over, as the Placer County Elections Office has until Dec. 6 by election code to audit all ballots and release official race results. That mean ...

A road well-traveled

  Reflecting back over my 23 years of public service (Western Placer Unified School District 1978 to 1986, Lincoln City Council 1986 to 1994 and Lincoln City Council 2010 to ...

Measure H defeated

The decisive defeat of Measure H, the $60-million Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) bond proposal, was a very positive election result. Keep in mind, in 2014, WPUSD p ...

Protest in support of Mueller investigation hits home in Placer County

A national protest Thursday night hit home in Roseville as droves of protesters flooded  downtown into Vernon Street Square. Thursday’s national protest was in respons ...

Decision 2018; winners and losers

Republicans won big in Placer County. However, the rest of California made the decision on who would be elected governor and who would continue on the U.S. Senate. On Election Nigh ...

McClintock defeats Morse; looks to continue in office for another 2 years

UPDATED NOV. 8 AT 1 P.M.  Rep. Tom McClintock, representing California’s 4th Congressional District, will continue for another two years as the longtime R ...

Clark-Crets elected as new Loomis council member

Loomis Town Council has a new face. Jan Clark-Crets captured more than 30 percent of the total vote with 942 votes. Jeff Duncan won a tightly-contested  race to retain his s ...

Decision 2018

South Placer City council races are off and frontrunners have been determined although it’s early to determine winners. These are initial results, as of 9:03 p.m., fro ...

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the end of World War I, “The War to End All Wars,” or so it was hoped.  2018 marks the 100th anniversary ...

Protecting Placer County’s open space

Placer County is making great strides at protecting our precious wetlands, farmland and open space, while promoting development but we need your help to ensure our success. Last m ...