Trend of buying out contracts is just too costly

The Auburn Journal headline this week screamed, “Buyouts pay execs to leave.” The accompanying article by reporter Gus Thomson detailed how local elected officials handed out ...

Water future safe in state’s hands? I trust my Mom

Now that it appears the Legislature has a handle on the state’s future water needs, it’s time for all of us to suck it up. We’re talkin’ water conservation, folks. And not ...

‘Outstanding’ and with the award to prove it

The Placer Community Foundation is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Grantmaker award. The California Capital Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sel ...

Peace officers carry home PLEA honors

It was an evening of celebration of success and of remembrance during the annual Placer Law Enforcement Agencies awards night. More than 30 officers, volunteers, dispatchers and ...

Art tour to offer plenty of smiles

Judie Larson enjoys making people smile with her art. The Rocklin resident is one of 77 artists to open their studio for the annual Autumn Art Studios Tour coming up next weekend. ...

Playoff Push

Before the start of this football season, you can bet that coaches around the Pioneer Valley League weren’t really too concerned with this Friday’s Week Nine games involving Pi ...