JIM HOLMES

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 ...

Media Life: 1954 Folsom Prison film’s re-release stirs memories

The Media Life column on the re-release of gritty prison film “Riot in Cell Block 11” spawned a couple of stories worth an outpouring of an ounce or two of printer&rsqu ...

Supervisors OK $93K for museum relocation

The Placer County Board of Supervisors agreed this week that the county would cover the $93,000 cost of moving Gold Country Museum from its location in Gold Country Fairgrounds to ...

Reader Input: DeWitt preservation only part of answer

I was happy to hear that Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is willing to entertain the idea of preserving the historic DeWitt Theater as long as the owners agree to pay ...

Costs considered key to North Auburn community center study

What cost a community center? With the prospect of a $100,000 feasibility study on a joint senior-community center in North Auburn moving forward, construction and operating costs ...