JIM HOLMES

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Auburn celebrates Martin Luther King’s “audacity to believe”

Justice and freedom were at the forefront of a celebration on Monday in Auburn to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. With more than 100 people in attendance, speakers spoke of the l ...

Auburn, Rocklin libraries to close Mondays

Auburn and Rocklin libraries will be behind closed doors on Mondays starting Jan. 26 as the Placer County library system takes what its chief librarian says are temporary steps to ...

Reader Input: Shame on the board of supes

While of public interest, this is especially to Jim Holmes and the rest of the (Placer County Board of) supervisors: You should all be ashamed of yourselves for the way you have ...

Reader Input: Let’s do right by county’s homeless

Will Placer County use the barracks jail at DeWitt for a homeless shelter? Now is the time to decide. The way we treat the homeless in our community is a wrong and we need to act. ...

Reader Input: Vote Brown for strong schools

The Auburn Union School District (AUSD) educates some 2,100 students and is among the largest employers in Auburn, with more than 200 employees and a budget upwards of $12 million. ...

Supes: No plans for Roseville’s Placer County Fair to “go dark”

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes distanced themselves Tuesday from an earlier interest in looking at a Placer County Fair move to Auburn but the fair&rs ...

Placer County Fair moving from Roseville to Auburn?

While the future of Roseville’s troubled Placer County Fair is uncertain, two Placer County supervisors are discussing the possibility of moving the fair to Auburn in 2015. ...

Reader input: Move if pay is embarrassing

With respect to Jim Holmes concern of his “embarrassing salary” in his role as Placer County supervisor, I can empathize with him and would like to share my experience ...

Costco’s plans could force Placer buildings out

With negotiations between Placer County and Costco moving toward a lease agreement, preliminary architectural work is starting on plans to move county buildings in North Auburn to ...