Bruce Kranz

State denies funds for upgrade to?Colfax's Veterans Memorial Park

COLFAX ? There?s no joy for Colfax when it comes to funding for youth facilities and parks. California State Parks and Recreation has turned down the City of Colfax?s $2.9 milli ...

Could Jack Abramoff help out Colfax?

Instead of defaming (Colfax City) Manager (Bruce) Kranz and (former) Rep. (John) Doolittle, we should thank them for the opportunity to preside over the success of Colfax. With D ...

Our View: Rep. McClintock already paid to represent us

The cash-strapped city of Colfax recently agreed to pay former Congressman John Doolittle $30,000 to lobby the federal government on wastewater issues. Since news of the deal was ...

Looking behind the scenes: County CEO’s support network dwindling

Marking up the notebook while considering my options for the upcoming state gubernatorial race. One candidate appears old, distant and out of touch while the other has already ser ...

County wants in on recycle cash

For as long as I have lived in Colfax we have had the pleasure of recycling old motor oil. The service also includes a drain container that helps to avoid spillage and disposal of ...

Uhler blasts Montgomery on spending

A Placer County budget workshop got off to a sour start Tuesday, with Supervisor Kirk Uhler verbally attacking fellow Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s spending practices during h ...

Colfax city manager leaving position

Colfax City Council members and City Manager Joan Phillipe have reached a mutual agreement not to renew her contract. The decision was announced following a closed session of Tues ...

Sheriffs’ helicopter gets all-clear

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department’s new helicopter is cleared for financial liftoff. With crime-fighting equipment still to be installed, actual patrols are targeted to s ...

County cuts back on its take-home auto fleet

Placer County is tightening up rules on the use of its fleet of 153 vehicles now being driven home at night. New policy developed by the County Executive Office includes reduction ...

County reconsiders use of free cars

Placer County supervisors who have enjoyed free SUVs and cars at taxpayers’ expense may decide today to curb that practice in the future. Supervisors Jim Holmes, Robert Weygandt, ...