Carlos Urrutia

Amgen tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories

Following are my choices for the top 10 local stories of 2010. They are in reverse order, saving the most prominent for last. Reader interest, and reader feedback, played a large ...

City salaries spark resident comments

Although several Auburn city management staff are making more than $100,000 annually, most of them are making substantially less than the same positions in neighboring cities. Loca ...

Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave

Outgoing Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia got a big payout last year. As the highest paid employee, his gross salary was $385,691, according to city documents. While his bas ...

Our View: Grand jury swings, misses with city manager pay probe

If there’s one thing residents have been vocal about during the recession, it’s that state, county and local governments must rein in pay for public employees — especially to ...

City hall culture needs changing

The pay raise, subsequent retirement and then part-time job for the (Rocklin) city manager is an example of cronyism at its best (Journal, Feb. 25). I don’t know why there’s ...

Rocklin city manager greedy

Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, makes $199,750 a year. Our (Rocklin’s) city manager made $232,722.80 as of July 1, 2008 (Journal, A ...

‘OC’ should hire a real manager

Maybe the (Rocklin) City Council should try posting job openings for the retiring positions. I think they might be pleasantly surprised with applications from talented, out-of-wor ...

Salary ‘double dipping’ raises concerns

Retirement deals for five top managers of the city of Rocklin aimed at saving the city money are raising some concerns. Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia said he has nothing to ...