Politics

The state of Placer County is strong

As we begin the new year, I am happy to report that the state of Placer County is strong. Last year, we celebrated many achievements, which included good fiscal health as well as ...

It took 168 years for this to happen in Placer County

New Placer County Supervisor Bonnie Gore made it two women on the Board of Supervisors when she was sworn in Tuesday. Joining Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery, Gore’s oath of ...

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 ...

Roseville City Council elects to appoint new member in place of Bonnie Gore

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order declaring that all executive departments and agencies of the federal government be closed and their employees excused f ...

Board of Supervisors green lights new indoor sports complex at old fairgrounds

Get ready for some major renovations to what will become one of the the largest indoor sports facility in the Sacramento region, according to Placer County officials.   On Tu ...

Major step in Auburn-to-Roseville coroner move

In a key development in moving the Placer County coroner’s facility out of Auburn, supervisors approved a $24 million contract Tuesday to design and build a new facility in R ...

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 ...

South Placer Council members sworn in

This week was the ceremonial swearing in for council members as new city and town leaders took the oath.   Loomis Town Council Councilwoman Jan Clark-Crets, Councilman Jeff ...

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 ...

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 ...

Roseville City Council approves budget adjustments for police officer salaries

Roseville Mayor Susan Rohan and Councilman Tim Herman had their last council meeting Wednesday for official city business. Rohan opened the meeting with a remembrance speech hono ...

Consider negative consequences proposed Village at Loomis and Costco could have

It's disappointing to read editorials from former Loomis officials who are pushing for approval of the Village at Loomis development of nearly 400 residential units behind the ...

Thank you for voting in Measure D

When I describe Loomis to friends who have never been there, I say it’s like a college town but with a high school instead. Del Oro and its traditions have been central to ou ...

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 ...

Loomis is waiting for its missing pieces

I moved to Loomis 20 years ago, yet I’m still waiting for the town to fill in its missing pieces – walkable, residential, mixed use, commercial and civic areas to energ ...