budget

Hiring freeze touted as potential Placer County budget aid

ROCKLIN “ A wage freeze for most Placer County workers was one of the more drastic ideas supervisors brought to the table Tuesday at workshop highlighting the county's bleak reve ...

Governor’s education cuts not in line with his promises

This past January, when the governor was delivering his State of the State address and singing the praises of public education, the education community was bracing itself for the o ...

Our View: Economic downturn forcing government to cut staffing levels

We're all feeling the pinch. High fuel prices, an uptick in grocery expenses and the continual fallout from the housing slump have touched almost every family in the region. We ...