Opinion

Charter school has a lot to offer

As a parent of two Core Placer Charter students, I am very pleased with the school. My children are in a wonderful environment of learning and really enjoy the teachers there. ...

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Dave Ramsey remembered

As Mike Ray eloquently noted recently (“Dave Ramsey, longtime contributor to local sports, dead at 88,” Colfax Record, Feb. 6), Dave Ramsey’s selfless acts profou ...

Community is generous

We wish to thank all who participated in our Christmas Kettle Campaign, including all the donations as well as the volunteer bell ringers. We appreciate Sierra Market and the Colfa ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

Sacrifice by Bill Bean Jr. not forgotten

This February 9th marked the 15th year since one of Colfax’s own sons gave his life to ensure that those who hurt others, don’t. Officer Bill Bean was one of these fine ...

Media Life: When giant arrows guided planes over Placer

It’s hard to believe in a 21st century world that early day pilots in flimsy flying machines were guided on low-altitude, cross-country jaunts by giant concrete arrows spaced ...

Stolen lawn sign was in support of troops

I am writing this letter to the lowlives that stole the sign from in front of my house recently. When our military men and women were sent into Iraq, I put up my sign showing my s ...

Media Life: Old Town Auburn’s Happy Hour sign loses shining light

It’s a sign that’s hard to miss – a beacon featuring a martini glass that promises much but leads nowhere. The Happy Hour is long gone in Old Town, but the sign s ...

Media Life: KCRA to highlight Placer’s Sochi Olympics presence

Sacramento’s KCRA Channel 3 will be the center of the Olympic world for Auburn TV viewers starting Feb. 6, when the 22nd Winter Games storms onto the small screen and creates ...