Opinion

Media Life: Digging into Placer’s Oscar connectivity; deepening gold-coin mystery

  Placer County’s return to the big screen in a major motion picture has culminated with that movie getting some heavyweight industry respect this week at the Academy A ...

Student exchange a pleasure

For my family it is time to decide again which girl, from Germany this time, we will include as a member of our family for the 2014-15 school year. A few years ago we hosted a lov ...

Media Life: Celebrating World Series hero, boogie band, WWII hospital anniversaries

Spring training 2014 begins the dream for all major league baseball teams and their fans. And as the season opener approaches, every team – and dream – starts from the ...

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 ...