Our View: Interesting lineup of candidates, and a tough job awaits

The upcoming election to fill the vacancy in state Assembly District 4 will feature a quick campaign — and a familiar name. Beth Gaines, wife of former assemblyman and current st ...

Three to D.C. to push for Placer Parkway, Auburn State Recreation Area support

A trio of top Placer County officials is bound for Washington, D.C. for four days in February to lobby for federal support on a bevy of local projects. County Executive Officer To ...

Animal lovers offer to ease plight of Loomis pet owner

The plight of a Loomis woman who has been told she must get rid of some of her rescue animals has drawn offers of help from strangers, thanks to stories published last week by the ...

Avoid the top 10 scams of 2010

The last time Marti Magenheimer won anything, it was more than 50 years ago, and the silverware she got didn’t last one meal. That’s why she knew this phone call was too good t ...