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Another View: Despite challenges, correctional realignment in Placer County a model of collaboration
Tuesday Jan 17 2012
Much has been made about the State of California’s efforts to shift the cost and burden of correctional supervision for alleged “low-risk,” or non-violent offenders onto coun ...
Placer County has game plan to handle state prisoner influx
Tuesday Jan 10 2012
Placer County’s state-prison realignment vision will lean heavily on incarcerating felons and the threat of jail time. But one group speaking to the Placer County Board of Superv ...
Supes voted right on dam
Wednesday Nov 09 2011
Re: “Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River” (Journal, Nov. 9): Many thanks to our supervisors for their “no” vote on a Garden Bar dam. This is not only th ...
Revenue sharing an unaffordable luxury
Thursday Oct 13 2011
I want to thank Placer County supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jack Duran for taking a principled stand on the county’s revenue sharing policy, albeit on the losing end of a 3 ...
Another View: A revenue-sharing moratorium means setting clearer priorities
Friday Jul 29 2011
In recent months, there has been much debate about the county budget in general, and the spending program known as “revenue sharing,” in particular. As supervisors, we are ...
Supervisor questions management response in audit report
Tuesday Jul 12 2011
Placer County supervisors shared some concerns Tuesday after the county’s Audit Committee presented its annual report and discussed the findings of the single audit reports for f ...
Duran takes right stance
Thursday Jul 07 2011
I wish to congratulate District 1 supervisor, Jack Duran, on his stance regarding the revenue-sharing issue (Journal, July 4). It’s ironic that a Democrat would take the position ...
Ruffalo: Local Republicans continue to stink up the place
Friday Apr 08 2011
If my only two choices for membership to a political party were Republican or Democrat, I unhesitatingly would opt for the GOP every time. Maybe it’s nothing more than nostalgia ...
District 1 Supervisor Duran proposes temporary moratorium on county revenue sharing program
Wednesday Mar 23 2011
District 1 Supervisor Jack Duran in February proposed a one-year moratorium to Placer County’s “Revenue Share” program. The program gives each County Supervisorial District $ ...
Duran, Weygandt take oath of office
Wednesday Jan 05 2011
Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...
Our View: Recreation board needs to boost unity and professionalism
Friday Jul 30 2010
The Auburn Recreation District board and its supporters lost out on their attempt Tuesday to persuade Placer County supervisors to more fairly fund Hidden Falls Park expansion. Pl ...
Looking behind the scenes: County CEO’s support network dwindling
Saturday Jun 12 2010
Marking up the notebook while considering my options for the upcoming state gubernatorial race. One candidate appears old, distant and out of touch while the other has already ser ...
Our View: Placer supervisors have chance to tighten the ship
Friday Jun 11 2010
Voters signaled they want change in Placer County government when electing Jack Duran for supervisor Tuesday. Duran promised to govern in a more transparent manner, avoid the appe ...
Placer County residents need leaders they can trust
Friday Jun 04 2010
I don’t understand why it’s a big deal. That’s what they’re running their campaign on—- a damn plane ride. (Rocky Rockholm, candidate, incumbent supervisor (May 26) Plac ...
Vote Jack Duran for county supervisor
Friday Jun 04 2010
I am supporting Jack Duran who is running to unseat Rocky Rockholm in the District 1 Supervisor’s race. The election is next Tuesday, June 8th. You can learn about Jack at www.du ...
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