mike maynard

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 ...

Chester Gibbs left lasting education legacy

A lamppost plaque on South Main Street reads, simply, “In Memory – Chester A. Gibbs – From his friends – 1994.” That year, a very civic-minded man of means passed on at a ...

Colfax gearing up to celebrate Independence Day early

The Colfax Independence Day celebration won’t include fireworks this year, but that won’t keep the community from putting on a bang-up festival on Sunday, July 3. Ken Delfino, ...