Politics

New tax bill may impact small business

How much do you know about Senate Bill 8, currently awaiting a hearing in the California senate? Not much? Never heard of it? Neither have most small businesses, operations that wo ...

State of Jefferson meeting on Saturday

Forming a 51st state has been a growing effort in several northern rural counties, and will be discussed at a town hall meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the American Legion ...

March board of supervisors meeting in El Dorado Hills

Instead of the usual Placerville office, the El Dorado County board of supervisors will be meeting in El Dorado Hills this March. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco, who represent ...

They earn how much?

Data on earnings of local municipal employees, including names, pay and benefits gathered by Transparent California – the state’s largest public-sector compensation dat ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Bera’s water plan comes up dry; Ose’s does not

It is said that elections matter. They really do, especially when it comes to protecting your home and community. This is why the race for Congress between U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and s ...

Kashkari wows ‘em in EDH

Neel Kashkari showed last week in El Dorado Hills that no matter how long the odds are against him in his race for governor, he knows how to work a room. The Republican challenger ...

Folsom Tea Party meeting to offer 'remedy for big government'

The Tea Party Patriots of Folsom/Orangevale/Rancho Cordova are offering a presentation on the Convention of States, a multi-state political movement based on the premise that gover ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ...

Placer Water: 10 percent water cut good but 20 percent better

Placer County Water Agency is appealing to the public to shoot for a voluntary 10 percent water-use reduction in the wake of projected lower water availability from Pacific Gas &am ...