Brian Jagger

Noon Hour Update: Patrolling Folsom Lake; police head to clinic; sports costs; AgFocus and fraud sentencing

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Sunday edition ...

Why endorse Kirk Uhler?

District Attorney Scott Owens and Sheriff Ed Bonner have foolishly endorsed Kirk Uhler for (District 4) supervisor. In 2010, Uhler’s friend and district aide Brian Jagger stole $ ...

Our View: Fires, gunshots and election fund theft: Where’s grand jury?

If the calendar says spring, it must be time to trade in the raincoats for sunblock and congratulate the Placer County grand jury on another fine year of investigating controversia ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

DA theft case goes to U.S. Attorney

The District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a man accused of taking more than $15,000 from Placer’s top prosecutor. Brian Jagger was not arraigned at hi ...

Our View: 2010: Pay, pensions, public’s need to know top editorial headlines

As the year — and decade — comes to a cloudy and soggy close, it’s time to look back on the good, the bad, and the downright ugly from the editorial pages of 2010. It was a ...

Our View: Brian Jagger deserves his due process

News that Brian Jagger was arrested for allegedly embezzling more than $15,000 in campaign contributions from District Attorney-elect Scott Owens’ campaign came as a shock to man ...

Top aide on leave, no court date yet

A supervisor’s aide arrested on charges of grand theft Friday was placed on paid administrative leave from his $95,200-a-year job. But it’s not yet known when Brian Jagger wil ...

Board aide charged with theft involved in theater

A top board aide arrested on charges of stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney’s campaign account has been involved in local theater productions. As of Friday, Brian J ...

Top board aide arrested for stealing from DA

A top aide for Supervisor Kirk Uhler was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney-elect’s campaign account. Friday afternoon Scott Owens, w ...

Time to prune away county deadwood

It is time to “rise up and replace them,” (Reader Input, Dec. 13) – them being the current players in the good ol’ boys club called Placer County. Already we have two opp ...

Imposed firefighter contract includes 12% cut in pay, benefits

After months of negotiations, the city of Auburn has implemented a contract with the Auburn Firefighters Association that will result in a 12 percent loss in pay and benefits. Fir ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...

Placer County supervisor finds new role on Auburn stage

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler is changing gears from elected official to actor in a new play starting Friday. Uhler jokingly said he half-expects a tomato stand to spring up ...