Opinion

I don’t do resolutions

  I don’t do resolutions. At least not the New Year kind.   Goals? Not really. Bucket list? I have three buckets in the shed but they’re not on any list. ...

Become familiar with new laws and please wear bike helmets

    Operating cars, motorcycles, scooters and bikes on the streets can have serious consequences if rules aren’t follow ...

Become familiar with new laws and please wear bike helmets

    Operating cars, motorcycles, scooters and bikes on the streets can have serious consequences if rules aren’t follow ...

Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club donates to Shriners Hospital for Children

2018 was an exciting year for the Roseville Roundhouse Model Railroad Club.  A record level of donations into the club has occurred, and for this, the club has been ver ...

Goodbye, 2018, and welcome, 2019

Around this time of year, residents traditionally make lists of what they will do better and/or change in the coming months. Universal resolutions for the new year can include an ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

No matter how you look at it, wintertime cold weather fishing presents some challenges. Of course we are blessed to have fairly mild seasons here in Northern California, as compare ...

2018 a great year of achievements

I can’t help but feel overwhelmed with pride about all the achievements made in the last year here in Placer County and the positive difference made in our community. All of ...

Life in the Bike Lane

December in Placer County can be wet, which presents some problems for the avid cyclist. If you are fortunate to have some flexibility, it is a good idea to wait for the stree ...

Del Oro FFA donates to Camp Fire victims

The Camp Fire is one of the most devastating fires in California history. It only took two weeks for it to destroy more structures than California's seven worst wildfires co ...

Merry Christmas and keep spreading that holiday spirit

Many of us experience a lighter, more relaxed mood throughout December. As soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, many families and business owners decorate their places with festi ...

Green lanes would help

  Back in the day, “the day” being the late 1800s, the bicycle began to get popular.  But, oh! Those dirt/mud/cobblestone roads! “Hey,” someone ...

Why our border matters

    Every nation has a natural right and responsibility to determine who is admitted to its borders.  This is what defines a country and ultimately determines whet ...

Placer Union High School District thanks voters for Measure D

  Thank you to our Placer and Del Oro High School attendance area voters for your overwhelming support of our students and schools with the passage of Measures G and D, the s ...

Let’s eliminate child abuse in Placer County

This season is supposed to be a time of happy family get-togethers and holiday parties. During the next few weeks, most residents will shop for presents, decorate their homes and ...

CYCLING THROUGH PLACER COUNTY

It has gone from “cool” to “cold” in Placer County, especially if you are up early for a bike ride. Days that start in the 30s and don’t make it mu ...