Kevin Hanley

The war against catastrophic fire

At about 10 p.m. on Oct. 8, my 16-year-old nephew Liam looked out from his bedroom window and saw an ominous red glow pulsating from the nearby oak woodland hills. During the day t ...

The war against transparency and accountability

I remember, while walking in awe and curiosity inside the magnificent Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., with book-packed shelves, diligent librarians and authors thumbing th ...

Another View: Harnessing the power of community

Who doesn’t love a great Western?  There’s the battle between courageous gunslingers and deceitful outlaws. The stunning landscapes and storylines captivate.&nb ...

Another View: Saving Placer’s great park and us

On Dec. 12, the Placer County Board of Supervisors passed a ”resolution supporting a river canyon-based recreation area in the Auburn State Recreation Area.” As I re ...