Jerry Brown

New legislation could extend Tdap deadline for students, schools

The California Department of Education is hoping Gov. Jerry Brown will sign a bill that will give schools an extra 30 days to get required vaccination forms this school year. In F ...

Local officials react to Legislature-approved budget

With the California Legislature passing a new state budget Tuesday and Gov. Jerry Brown saying he would sign the Democratic document, local representatives and officials are giving ...

What happened to caring legislators?

Why is it that assembly members and legislators don’t understand that it is their fault that California is in such a mess – their special projects and the many (paid) people th ...

California budget runs risk of killing off redevelopment agencies

Although Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the proposed state Democratic budget Thursday, potential threats still hang in the air for Auburn. Brown has said in the past that he wants to dis ...

District not out of the woods yet with May state budget revise

A May revision to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could bring more dollars to education, but local school district representatives say it isn’t time to celebrate. The distr ...

Choking the ‘golden goose’

As a tea party patriot dedicated to the care and feeding of the “golden goose,” I am dismayed to see that Senate Bill X12, the renewable energy measure, has been sent to Govern ...

High school district facing millions in cuts

The Placer Union High School District is facing a potential $4.5 million in cuts over the next three years. Like the Auburn Union School District, the high school district’s pot ...

Who’s watching county workers?

With President (Barack) Obama and Gov. (Jerry) Brown trying to cut wasteful spending, what is Placer County going to do? Placer County Supervisors have a watchdog on their spending ...

Several redevelopment projects may go forward

The city of Auburn has a basic plan for how to use its redevelopment funds, and some residents think a new sign is a necessity. The Auburn City Council acting as the Auburn Urban ...

Hold onto our state properties

Re: “Not the time to sell our state buildings,” (Other Views, Journal, Jan. 6). I both disagree and agree with this proposal. Arnold Schwarzenegger had the right idea by tryin ...