Jennifer Montgomery

Another View: Regional park projects need fair funding

Jim Holmes and Jennifer Montgomery, as “our” elected representatives to the Placer County Board of Supervisors, I am asking you to support your local community by leading the c ...

Courts will undo sordid Bohemia mess

While the planning commission’s approval of the Bohemia Environmental Impact Report was initially disappointing, it is actually good news for opponents (Journal, July 9). The de ...

Residents raise funds for fire safety

Local residents who lost their homes in the 49 Fire are working to keep their properties safe this summer. Fran Kehoe lives in the North Park subdivision in Auburn. The neighborho ...

County to purchase office building in Tahoe City

Placer County is moving ahead with a new, $3.5 million building purchase in Tahoe City. The Board of Supervisors approved an option to purchase the 11,400-square-foot Customs Hous ...

Looking behind the scenes: Why cheat District 5 out of its own funds?

Shoveling through the notebook while trying to find out why people continue to buy Al Gore’s books. Best guess is people back east are burning them to keep warm ... On the other ...

Our View: Placer not exempt from keeping to the Brown Act

During these tough economic times, government at every level faces media scrutiny. The public has a right to know how elected officials are spending taxpayer dollars. That’s why ...

Placer County should rescind raises

Yesterday I went to a luncheon (27 people attended) and the topic of conversation for the entire lunch was Mr. Tom Miller and his posse, the Board of Supervisors minus Jennifer Mon ...

Our View: 49 Fire: Questions smolders six months later

It’s been six months since the 49 Fire destroyed 63 homes and businesses. Thousands of residents have been affected by the arson-caused blaze. The fire did an estimated $40 mill ...

Our View: Three words for Placer County: Stop the insanity

Insanity, as Albert Einstein once said, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Most people would agree with the famous physicist. Sanity, as define ...

Reader: Raises Gaines’ fault

Some things just hang around like a dirty shirt. Last night while watching the local news guess who pops up? Yep, like a dirty shirt here is one of our Placer County supervisors, ...