Accused child sex trafficker admits crime

An El Dorado Hills man now awaits sentencing after he entered a guilty plea to charges of sex trafficking of children. It was a Craigslist ad that led to the July 2008 arrest of ...

Placer County costs add up for new flu response

The new H1N1 flu virus has cost Placer County $116,000, but there’s the possibility that health officials could be sending the bill to the federal government. Dr. Richard Burton ...

Placer County bus fares will cost 25 percent more

Taking a ride on a Placer County Transit bus is going to cost more starting July 1. New fares were approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors, including a 25 percent increase in ...

Thunder Valley hotel and spa construction back on schedule

LINCOLN – “What’s going on with construction?” It’s a question Richard St. Jean gets asked every day. The newly hired acting general manager of Thunder Valley Casino sai ...

Politicians are missing the boat

I was involved in the “Tea Parties.” I put an event on Facebook back in early February with the hope of getting people to display their anger/unhappiness with our government, n ...

Rocklin High choral students find camaraderie and success

Luckily, for some students, being placed in choir by accident at Rocklin High School turned out to be a positive move. Senior Joe Lopez and sophomore Nikki Young both admitted to ...