Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

State should keep hands off county, city tax revenues

“We are not Washington. We cannot print money. We cannot run up trillion-dollar deficits. We can only spend what we have.” With that statement Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneg ...

Placer residents concerned how deeply state will cut services

The state budget deficit continues to deepen and so do the proposals to cut services that will have an impact in Placer County. On Tuesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he’ll ...

Voters just say no

Tuesday’s statewide special election failed to energize voters and it remains to be seen whether it toughened resolve in the Legislature to solve California’s budget woes. As ...

County, city squabble over big box development

While freeing the notebook from being held hostage at the state Capitol, we learn that Gov. Arnold Schwarz-enegger will soon take some time off to make a movie called “The Expend ...

Conservation Corps’ Placer facility faces budget ax

“Job uncertainty” is being added to the oft-repeated “Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions” credo the California Conservation Corps is known for. The uncertainty is ov ...

South Placer panel nixes Lincoln Bypass funding fix

Caltrans has failed in a bid for an $8 million transfusion of local funds to stave off a construction halt on the Lincoln Bypass. A work stoppage on the $325 million project could ...