benefits

Insurance used to be better

I am one of the millions of Americans who cannot afford insurance. And yet, I was a single parent during the ’70s and ’80s working as a secretary. I had insurance during that ...

Our View: Can we talk? Time for county, deputies to settle

Placer County supervisors need to speak up and show leadership in negotiating a fair and equitable contract with the county Deputy Sheriff’s Association. It took more than three ...

Legislature isn’t leading the way

I can’t believe the legislature is actually considering more tax increases! They’ve already raised our taxes $12.5 billion this year alone — enough is enough. An honorable L ...

Dinner pales in light of benefits

Dinner is the least of our concerns. Regarding the excellent recent article from the AJ on the taxpayer-billed dinner in February 2007 (Journal, July 1): What is the big deal? Whi ...

Expensive dinner raises judgment questions

Our Placer County supervisors are experiencing what they deserve, a loss of public confidence in their capacity to manage, in their integrity and honesty and most important, their ...