Placer County

Placer Grand Jury recommends more collaboration between sheriff, police on weapons

The final report of the Placer County Grand Jury recommends a more collaborative relationship between the sheriff's office and city police departments when it comes to issuing conc ...

Not all teachers catch a break during summer

Dan Gayaldo may be the most sharply dressed laundry attendant. He can sometimes be found at Dan & Dwayne?s Laundromat in Rocklin wearing a yellow button-down shirt with a tie and b ...

Placer County voter turnout falls on lower end of projections

Placer County voter turnout was on the low end of expectations but still above the state average. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley had projected a turnout of between 46 a ...

Sunshine week promotes open government

Sunshine Week is coming — a national initiative to promote the public’s right to know what its government is doing and why, spearheaded by the American Newspapers Editors Assoc ...

The Technovore: Tablet computing a fixture of commerce, entertainment

I have yet to tap its full potential, but the iPad 2 The Technovore found under the tree in 2011 has been getting a lot of use lately. And I’m not the only one. The rest of the ...

Dip in unemployment number yet to hit foothills

While unemployment fell nationally during 2011, it could be some time before the trend makes its way to the foothills. From January 2011 to December 2011, the national unemployme ...