Jim Holmes

Vote Holmes for District 3

Re-elect Jim Holmes for District 3 county supervisor. Jim has been an outstanding elected official who has contributed much of his time getting to know the people in his district a ...

Another View: Take a look at the homeless around us

Editor’s note: Supervisor Jim Holmes is up for reelection June 5. He is facing challenger Robert Grigas of Newcastle in District 3.During my time as a Placer County Superviso ...

Outhouses the way to go

After witnessing a minor dust-up between (Placer County) supervisor (Jim) Holmes, Cheryl Maki and Bob Snyder at the last Meddlers meeting in regard to the regional sewer plant, I w ...

Reform pensions, education right now

(Placer County Water Agency) PCWA thought is was time to give their folks a 2 percent raise for a morale booster? I think that having a job in these troubled times would be great f ...

Penryn says ‘No’ to building 150-unit apartment complex

More than 100 Penryn residents rallied to protect their rural lifestyle from high-density development. Vocal community members attended the Penryn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) ...

Another View: Get them out of the trailer and into a firehouse

For the last several years the Newcastle Fire Protection District (NFPD) has suffered financial difficulties that have been caused by many factors. Please allow me to explain how t ...

Placer County Redevelopment Agency winds to a close

Road and shopping center improvements in North Auburn are just two projects that will fall by the wayside as the Placer County Redevelopment Agency gets ready to close its doors. ...

Supervisor Montgomery schedules coffee meet-and-greet

One councilman hopes Auburn’s new supervisor will weigh in on local issues, including an item that’s on an upcoming ballot. This Monday, Depoe Bay Coffee Co. will be housing m ...

Regional water treatment plan is best

It’s apparent some of our Placer County supervisors and staff, instead of demonstrating leadership thinking for the long-term future, are stuck in a rut of short-term thinking an ...

WWII home-front women soared

Out of chaos comes another great parade! My heart felt thanks to the parade committee, my Jeep guy, our parade escort for Entry Four, and to Jim Holmes for recognizing me at the Ar ...