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Drive to recall Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler moves forward

Facing a fight for his political life, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler used a budget meeting Wednesday to lash out at a Granite Bay group mounting a recall drive to remove him ...

Sun still rises on Del Oro's solar panels

Even thieves couldn’t stop Del Oro High School from finding a new place in the sun. The high school is leading the way in green technology by becoming the first school in Placer ...

Supervisor sacks vocal appointee

Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt has sacked his Assessment Appeals Board appointee, two days after Warren Burns, of Loomis, spoke out at the panel’s meeting about a conte ...

Solar power has them off the grid

Editor’s note: This is the conclusion of a two-part series on solar home design. Dick and Becky Myers wanted to do more than just add a few passive solar components to their new ...