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Reader Input: Raises deserved, but not this way

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for (Placer) County Supervisors from $30,000 per year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annua ...

Another View: Does your neighborhood need a bar?

Proposed revisions to the Placer County Winery Ordinance will be heard by the Planning Commission on Thursday (10 a.m. at the Dewitt Center).  If they are adopted, rural Place ...

Reader Input: NID: Be sensitive to ratepayers

Re: Protest to proposed Nevada Irrigation District rate increases. The projected expense increase figures from the NID draft Water Rate and Fee Study, Appendix A, show that no ex ...

Reader input: We won’t pay for the rope to hang us

The aggrieved tone of the editorial from the L.A. Daily News (Journal, July 26) is amusing.  The answer to the question asked, “Is it evil to want a reliable water suppl ...

Reader input: Supes need input on agro-tourism

After approving two for-profit “community centers” within a month, on April 9 the Board of Supervisors voted for a moratorium on community center applications and direc ...

Reader input: Don’t let agritourism ruin agriculture

Thank you, Andy Lukkonen, for saying so succinctly in one cartoon (Visual Viewpoint, March 14) what I will now inadequately try to present in words: Placer County has a proud ranch ...

Placer County winery’s growth plans challenged

    The debate over the definition of what or what isn’t a “community center” is due to reach Placer County Board of Supervisors ears Tuesday. Four g ...

Reader Input: For-profit community centers deceive

Rural Placer residents: Are your neighborhoods dull and peaceful? Do you crave more noise, traffic, pollution, crowds and rowdy drunkenness in your lives? You may be in luck! As ...

Placer County "community center" winery plans opposed

AUBURN CA - Concern Concern over a potential proliferation of large-scale events at Placer County wineries boiled over Tuesday at a Board of Supervisors meeting. Four speakers expr ...