Costs are already too high -- No on Measure D

I?ve been an Ophir resident for about 40 years and don?t usually complain much about most things locally and/or nationally, but I think it?s time to have a reality check. To start ...

Measure keeps local fire protection

I am writing this letter today to help garner favor for Measure ?E?, the measure that is being placed on the June ballot by the Placer Hills Fire District (PHFD). Many people in th ...

Proposition another tax that won't help

Re: Pass Proposition 29, Help save lives - May 24 Does David Briceno really believe that taxes collected on cigarettes are going to save lives? Particularly when these taxes do not ...

Don't give legislators more money

Before all of you voters put an x in favor of Proposition 29, the tax on tobacco products to fund cancer research, just remember back to when California was among others who sued ? ...

Negativity sickens reader

As a relatively new resident, I have become involved in the local supervisor race between Kurt Uhler and Pam Tobin. After receiving an ugly mailer, I contacted both camps in an att ...

District 5 has a fine leader

I can?t just sit back and listen to how wonderful the ?Johnsons? are in the battle for District 5 Placer County supervisor. Indeed, they may be fine folks ? but the key word here i ...

When will Auburn get its Walmart?

Why is the North Auburn Walmart project not yet moving forward? Is APACE, the people who claim to be protecting Auburn?s economy, to blame for countless delays and loss of county r ...

Our View: Jennifer Montgomery top pick for District 5 race

The Auburn area and the newly redistricted District 5 has what it needs in a supervisor candidate with Jennifer Montgomery. The district includes Auburn, Meadow Vista, Christian Va ...

Community Portrait: An Auburn elder cherishes relationships that endure

At 92 years, Ben Slater currently lives at Almond Gardens Elder Care in Auburn and is well liked by the other residents and staff. This story is sort of a love story, though Slate ...

No contest plea in Placer County employee embezzlement case

AUBURN CA - A former Placer County transportation division employee faces a suspended sentence after pleading no contest to a single misdemeanor charge of embezzlement. By signing ...

Measure D a wise investment

Public safety is critical to any community. Our fire and life safety services are under threat. Due to falling home values, property tax revenues, which support these urgent servi ...

Montgomery goes extra mile

I?m writing to support Jennifer Montgomery for (Placer County District 5) supervisor. Jennifer is a tireless worker who frequently makes the rounds over her entire district for wee ...

Measure A shortchanges

As a founding member of the League of Placer County Taxpayers, I?ve spent the last 40 years fighting for transparency and fiscal responsibility in government. I oppose Measure A be ...
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