Opinion

Cycling Through Placer County

  Many bike paths are in this area, some running less than a mile around a neighborhood to the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail (American River Bike Trail), which is 32-miles lo ...

Resident praises freshman football team

Congratulations to the Lincoln High School freshman football team. What an awesome season: 10 - 0. You guys should be very proud.   Carole Falconer    

Twelve Bridges Elementary School had a fun mother and son dance Saturday

     On Saturday, the Twelve Bridges Elementary School had its second fun Mother and Son Dance, the MOMster-Son Dance,” with a Hallowe ...

Make time to enjoy Halloween

The Halloween spirit seems to be here earlier this year. More orange and black lights, huge spider webs, along with cute pumpkin and spooky cutouts, are decorating many houses and ...

NID incumbent responds to Laura Peter’s column

 It appears as though Laura Peters’ opinion piece needs several points of clarification. First, the new water rate analysis is not completed until the NID Board reviews ...

Rick Padilla supports Dan Cross for council

   I am writing to support Dan Cross for Lincoln City Council. Additionally, I am a retired Placer County public safety officer with over 30 years of service to the commu ...

Cooperation and adaptation needed for water management

We are at a crossroads here in Placer and Nevada counties when it comes to our water supply. In this coming election, voters will play a crucial role in deciding the direction Nev ...

Farm Bureau pledges support for William Morebeck

The Placer County Farm Bureau Board of Directors responsible for representing all ranchers, farmers and agricultural investors hereby give our written endorsement for William Moreb ...

Vineyards voting for NID incumbent Will Morebeck

We urge you to join us in supporting the re-election of Will Morebeck as a director of the Nevada Irrigation District representing Placer County. Will served 23 years on the Place ...

Riding in transitional weather

If you are a little bit of a crazy cyclist and start your rides early in the morning (hello, me), you will have noticed it’s a bit cooler. Like 40 degrees cool. Like “I ...

Kudos to Attitudes Salon & Spa for new flag

   I would like to compliment Nicole of Attitudes Salon & Spa for having her husband, Kevin, install a new American flag at the Old Post Office.     & ...

Vote for City Council candidates Alyssa Silhi and Dan Cross

Having had the honor of serving on the City Council in two great cities, I have worked with many outstanding appointed and elected officials. In the upcoming election this month, ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Every vote counts

While Placer County voter turnout for midterm general elections is usually about 70 percent, the Nov. 6 General Election turnout could reach a rare 80 percent. Placer County Clerk ...

Jessica Morse has votes from the Bargers

       My husband and I have lived for 42 years in Placer County and we love it. Our county has an abundance of natural beauty and a blend of healthy cities, qu ...