budget

Organize all the workers

Fred Colburn (“Curb unions for greater good,” Reader Input, Oct. 24) claims California budgetary problems result from state union workers’ income being higher tha ...

Another View: Each year, Placer County hammers out its budget

Editor’s note:?This is the second in a three-part column series running in the Journal in the coming week.One of the best ways to get a clear picture of the Placer County bud ...

Another View: Placer County tiptoes toward fiscal recovery

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part column series that will run in the Journal in the coming week.Placer County’s budget picture has changed dramatically s ...

Call to Readers

Do you believe California will ever have a balanced budget? Tell us why or why not. Your letters on this subject are wanted! They must include your first and last name, city you li ...

State money woes cloud Placer County spending plan

AUBURN CA - Placer County is poised to take another budget blow but the state of California?s own financial uncertainties are leaving the question an open one on how low spending w ...

City’s budget balanced and reserves remain at $2.25 million

The City of Auburn is expected to achieve a balanced budget this year after reviewing its fiscal mid-year figures and presenting them to city council Monday night. Despite the hea ...

Athletic programs avoid peril, for now

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on the state of the foothills’ athletic programs one year after a series of lawsuits filed by the American Civil ...

Placer County’s state lawmakers face budget strife, bullet train questions

Lawmakers are back in Sacramento after a four-month break facing a $13 billion budget shortfall and questions on pension reform, high-speed rail and how to bridge the increasingly ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Are furloughs saving Rocklin money?

Overtime pay for city of Rocklin workers may be lessening the cost-saving impact of mandatory furloughs. For the last three years in the face of layoffs and annual budget deficits ...