alex ferreira

Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009

AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...

Lack of rainfall signals driest season since 1976-77

AUBURN CA - The water-supply picture for Placer County is growing grimmer. While a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. official has briefed the Placer County Water Agency’s board about c ...

Water agency holds 2011 rates at 2010 levels

The Placer County Water Agency is keeping water rates at current levels for 2011 while holding the line on its own spending. Financial Services Director Joseph Parker described a ...

Alex Ferreira, Placer politics’ elder statesman, heads Placer County Water Agency board at 83

At 83, Alex Ferreira can take the long view on Placer County politics past. But he’s also a key, active player in its present and future. Born in Ophir and a lifelong resident ...