mike winters

Secret cockfighting alive and unwell in Placer County

The report came in as suspicious activity inside a barn on uninhabited, farm property at the southwestern tip of Placer County, including the excited crowing of what sounded like d ...

Good dog, hard choice: Downturn puts pressure on Placer County pet owners

Economic hard times have put the squeeze on many pet owners. And while the idea of paying off a four-figure bill for a pet procedure or even putting food in the dog dish when a do ...