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  • My purpose is to seek counsel, opinions, perspective and education concerning the question, 'Should the citizens of Eastern Placer County once again investigate the possibility of incorporating and creating their own city?'

  • Long-term Goals Worth Short-term Sacrifices

  • The Donner Summit Area Association like to thank everyone involved for working so hard to make this one of the best 'Summit Clean Up Days' ever.

  • Dear Editor,

  • Sara Smith
  • Emily Rademacher

    It's Jennifer Montgomery's home in Serene Lakes that sets her apart from previous Placer County District 5 Supervisors. Not only does Supervisor Montgomery live a stone's throw away from one of the most controversial development battles Placer County faces today, but 20 years have passed since a supervisor who lives full-time in the Tahoe Truckee area represented the eastern district.

  • Fearing the loss of property rights in the name of conservation, last year I reluctantly voted to send the Placer County Conservation Plan (PCCP) back to a city-county task force to answer questions that citizens and I raised.

  • Former Truckee resident and master sushi chef Gary Flood, 51, died July 17 from head injuries suffered after being struck by a vehicle as he was making his way in a crosswalk in Santa Cruz, Calif.

  • Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's (TRPA) decision to throw out the three-lane highway option for Kings Beach flies in the face of logic, progress and the general good of the businesses and residents of Kings Beach.

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The Opinion Page is your place to spout off. This section contains letters to the editor and longer My Shot pieces. Also, the Spout features two bimonthly perspectives — In the Past, delving into Tahoe Truckee history, and In the Moment, an artistic musing of a moment today.

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May 10, 2018