Politics

Bera’s water plan comes up dry; Ose’s does not

It is said that elections matter. They really do, especially when it comes to protecting your home and community. This is why the race for Congress between U.S. Rep. Ami Bera and s ...

We love Folsom the way it is

Ernie Sheldon accuses the council members of collusion with special-interests (Folsom Telegraph, Oct. 15, "Another View").  What special-interests?  Does Ernie ...

Man's plight points to need for Prop. 46

Politicians avoid it, the media ignores it, but we live in a nation where up to 440,000 patients die each year of preventable medical errors. Many more are maimed by hosp ...

Man's plight points to need for Prop. 46

Politicians avoid it, the media ignores it, but we live in a nation where up to 440,000 patients die each year of preventable medical errors. Many more are maimed by hosp ...

Kashkari wows ‘em in EDH

Neel Kashkari showed last week in El Dorado Hills that no matter how long the odds are against him in his race for governor, he knows how to work a room. The Republican challenger ...

Folsom Tea Party meeting to offer 'remedy for big government'

The Tea Party Patriots of Folsom/Orangevale/Rancho Cordova are offering a presentation on the Convention of States, a multi-state political movement based on the premise that gover ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ...

State panel mulls $500-a-day fines for wasting water

Wasting water outdoors amid the state’s drought could start hitting Californians in the pocketbook under get-tough restrictions being proposed by state regulators, with fines ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...

Earth Day water wars topic stirs debate at Sierra College forum

ROCKLIN – Water was the Earth Day topic at a Sierra College forum Tuesday that delved into everything from the current drought to the prospects of sea levels rising in future ...