3rd District Supervisor Jim Holmes

Jim Ruffalo: Time to clean up at Placer Co. Republican Central

If the recalcitrant leadership of the Placer County Republican Central Committee thinks that stalling will wind up with everyone ignoring that foul odor wafting in from its leader ...

Ruffalo: Rural firefighting fee just latest taxpayer thugging

There’s a dreary axiom we political junkies know by heart. You know, the one about people love to eat sausages but really shouldn’t watch them being made. Well, judging by the ...

Looking behind the scenes: Why cheat District 5 out of its own funds?

Shoveling through the notebook while trying to find out why people continue to buy Al Gore’s books. Best guess is people back east are burning them to keep warm ... On the other ...

Local Republicans cut their numbers

Having the notebook take a Mulligan while trying to understand how the Tiger Woods family could so grossly misunderstand one of the great dictums from the game of golf. I mean, whe ...

Our wastewater treatment draws notice of big guns in D.C.

Slam-dunking the notebook while mulling over the fact that the local NBA franchise opted for Paul Westphal instead of Kurt Rambis as coach. Obviously, in Sacramento, the sport of K ...