Politics

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 ...

Shadow of a drought: More rain buys Placer Water time to strategize

A series of storms in February and early March haven’t ended drought conditions in the foothills, but they have given the Placer County Water Agency a welcome extension in de ...

PG&E ups predictions on Placer County water deliveries

Pacific Gas & Electric is providing another round of good news for Placer County water users. Recent storms have led the San Francisco-based corporation to upwardly revise pro ...

Placer Water Agency to sell surplus American River water to East Bay MUD

  Placer County Water Agency is moving ahead with the sale of up to 20,000 acre-feet of water from the American River that it doesn’t have the capacity to pump for its ...

Placer’s parched Ophir Gardens could get state drought aid

Rita Bainbridge knows the cluster of small cottages near Auburn that she lives in are running out of well water. Bainbridge said she sees the water trucks arrive on a regular basi ...