Politics

Loomis referendum on Village now at county level

The Village at Loomis referendum is now at the Placer County Elections Office for signature authentication. In late January, Loomis residents opposing the proposed Village at Loo ...

Project helps preserve county’s natural habitats and wildlife

I have exciting news to report this month about a project that is vital to preserving Placer County’s natural habitats and wildlife, as well as an update on the highly antici ...

BROADWAY LIFE

Ken Broadway is well known by many Rocklin residents. Since 2012, Broadway has served as a Parks and Recreation commissioner, Planning Commissioner, councilman, mayor and is on oth ...

Rocklin Police Department can hire middle school resource officer

After spending nearly three hours discussing items related to Quarry Park Adventures, Rocklin City Council also discussed other significant items during Tuesday night’s counc ...

Town of Loomis wants library under its control

It was a big night Tuesday for the Loomis Library and Community Learning Center during the Loomis Town Council meeting. Council voted unanimously to take several actions to g ...

Local mayors cool tensions over beer summit

Last Friday, the Loomis and Rocklin mayors drove to neutral ground in Granite Bay to start a dialogue regarding contentious issues. Friday’s meeting at New Glory Brewing in ...

Village at Loomis referendum receives enough signatures

Loomis residents have reached the appropriate number of signatures to possibly send The Village at Loomis project to a special election. With the Feb. 8 deadline approaching, organ ...

Reader says we need to remember what happened in the past

I have just read the two articles concerning Nazi memorabilia (Feb. 1 front page, Nazi items in area store sparks local concerns” and page 4, “Our View, Promoting Nazi ...

Historic value or symbols of hate?

In defense of offering Nazi memorabilia for sale at Roseville’s Antique Trove, co-owner Gary Dean commented, “It’s not like I couldn’t rent that space to so ...

The state of Placer County is strong

As we begin the new year, I am happy to report that the state of Placer County is strong. Last year, we celebrated many achievements, which included good fiscal health as well as ...

Placer CEO gets a $10K raise

Hired last January, Placer County’s top executive is getting a raise. Without comment at the tail end of Tuesday’s meeting, the Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to boost ...

Village at Loomis approved 4-1

The Village at Loomis project was officially approved by a vote of 4-1 during Tuesday night's Loomis Town Council meeting at the Blue Goose Event Center. Council took action ...

It took 168 years for this to happen in Placer County

New Placer County Supervisor Bonnie Gore made it two women on the Board of Supervisors when she was sworn in Tuesday. Joining Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery, Gore’s oath of ...

Governor’s Placer visit spotlights wildfire threat

COLFAX - Newly minted Gov. Gavin Newsom traveled from Sacramento to Colfax today to outline new executive actions to address wildfire safety. Twelve hours after being sworn in as ...

2018 a great year of achievements

I can’t help but feel overwhelmed with pride about all the achievements made in the last year here in Placer County and the positive difference made in our community. All of ...