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City of Rocklin office closures, Dec. 24 through Jan. 1

The city of Rocklin’s public offices will be closed from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 as the city conducts its 16th annual holiday furlough. Emergency services will continue to be ...

Supes, CEO need to make sacrifices

I am a Placer County retiree who retired from the auditor-controller office in 1993. I was at the board of supervisors’ meeting on Sept. 7 and I spoke on behalf of those who ret ...

Another view: Protecting a tradition of quality education: The state of Auburn schools

Despite many obstacles, the instruction occurring in Auburn classrooms is working. Thanks to our outstanding teachers and the dedicated parents who volunteer in our classrooms, stu ...

Union clashes with Placer County over plan for more furlough days

Placer County supervisors OK’d five more furlough days for unionized workers Tuesday, despite a plea for further discussions from a Local 39 business representative. The county ...

Furloughs cost state too much

Ongoing furloughs of state employees not funded by the state are just pathetic. About 55,000 workers, a quarter of all state workers, are funded by sources outside of the general ...

Raze Tamara Uhler’s raise

There is a simple solution to the issue of Ms. (Tamara) Uhler’s raise: furlough the position one day a month. This will claw back most of the cost; and since Ms. Uhler is so com ...

Auburn Union plans for furlough days

Auburn Union schools are taking a week off in February, but it’s no vacation. District administrators are taking Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger up on his offer, made by way of the 2 ...

Public feeling fallout from furlough days

Friday was a furlough day for Placer County and the impact was being felt deep into a community used to open doors and personal contact five days a week. Wright Pierce stood in the ...

Waste, thy name is government

Peering into the mythical notebook while realizing that even Cher’s Farewell Tour took less time than it does for Gottschalks to wind up its going-out-of-business sale ... Some ...

County employee pay increases mandated

In response to the recent press coverage of raises for Placer County employees I wish to provide some additional information. The county work force consists of 2,476 full-time emp ...