A dozen more possible swine flu cases emerge in Placer County

Lab results for Placer County’s initial suspect case of human swine flu have come back negative but there’s little doubt among health officials that a positive test is just a m ...

Rep did the right thing in ‘no’ vote

On Feb. 24 a reader offered his opinion that Congressional Represen-tative Tom McClintock had done something wrong by voting against the supposed “stimulus” legislation. I wou ...

Tree City USA designation a joke

We are concerned about the Arbor Day Foundation’s decision to give the city of Rocklin, ‘Tree City USA’ status. We are wondering what criterion is used to determine such a p ...

Park cleanup day

Rocklin Boy Scouts troop 29 and Rocklin Lions came together for a weekend cleanup. Four Lions Club members, along with eight Scout parents, 17 Boy Scouts and one Girl Scout, clean ...

Group puts supervisor in hot seat over solar ties

Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s status as employee of a solar-power business that has contracted with Placer County is getting some close scrutiny from a Granite Bay group threatening to ...

Supervisors support rollback of septic-system inspections

Placer County supervisors have added their support to a bill by Assemblyman Ted Gaines to stave off mandatory septic-system inspections. Supervisors voted at Tuesday’s meeting t ...