Jim Holmes

Funding discussions underway for regional plant

The specifics of a regional wastewater treatment plant, including how it would be paid for, are still under debate, but local officials say there could be some movement soon. Aubu ...

Safety group hopes to bring light to Lone Star

Grass Valley residents Deborah and Bruce Jones are hoping to continue a campaign for highway safety at a North Auburn intersection. On Dec. 19, 2003 the Joneses were in a head-on ...

Ruffalo: Consolidated firefighting resources may soon be spread thinner

A quick check of the schedule shows two rather interesting and perhaps — heated — meetings are in the works. On July 21, the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District’s direct ...

Local residents, officials sound off about health insurance bill

A proposed bill has local officials and residents speaking out about insurance rates and government control. Assembly Bill 52 was approved by the California Assembly and was being ...

Ruffalo: Grand Jury directs its gaze on redistricting process

By now, most of the gentle readers know we’re in the midst of the mandated redistricting effort, an exercise which takes place every 10 years. The process, which is driven by the ...

Insist that local business share the work

This letter is in response to the April 29 front-page article by Gus Thomson featuring Jim Holmes and the Wal-Mart. Short of getting political, my question is what is Jim and the c ...

Another View: Biomass power plant in the Lake Tahoe Basin?

The May 12 Journal publication of a Placer County Board of Supervisor’s guest column written by supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes about the proposed biomass power pl ...

Consider location of biomass plant

Re: “Board of supervisors continue to investigate use of biomass for renewable energy,” by Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes, Placer County supervisors, Journal, May 9: While ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer County may have pleasure of helping fund that new arena

Selling off the pages of the notebook while trying to raise enough money for a gallon of gasoline ... And as long as we’re discussing attacks on our wallets, consider the Sacram ...

Move will bring bureau to heart of Downtown

A Placer County tourism staple is moving to Downtown Auburn. The Placer County Visitors Bureau California Welcome Center is relocating to Auburn’s Old City Hall on High Street a ...