Kirk Uhler

Our View: Sewer plan needs a plan – in writing

At its most recent meeting last week, the Placer County Board of Supervisors discussed the regional wastewater treatment proposal that’s been in the works for the past decade. T ...

Placer County voter turnout falls on lower end of projections

Placer County voter turnout was on the low end of expectations but still above the state average. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley had projected a turnout of between 46 a ...

Negativity sickens reader

As a relatively new resident, I have become involved in the local supervisor race between Kurt Uhler and Pam Tobin. After receiving an ugly mailer, I contacted both camps in an att ...

Bonner, Uhler get it done

What are locally elected officials good for? I was glad to find out recently when I had a family safety concern and wasn?t able to generate the needed interest from a Placer County ...

Another View: Enough red tape to stripe California’s highways

No one understands the needs of Placer County residents better than the people who live here. We love our community and are always looking for things we can do to make it even bet ...

Did Wal-Mart charm supes?

Why won’t our county supervisors let us know what is going on? The Wal-Mart issue was supposedly settled in the mid- ’90s when the location was determined to be unsuitable as ...

Why endorse Kirk Uhler?

District Attorney Scott Owens and Sheriff Ed Bonner have foolishly endorsed Kirk Uhler for (District 4) supervisor. In 2010, Uhler’s friend and district aide Brian Jagger stole $ ...

Tobin runs for District 4 supervisor seat

Granite Bay resident Pam Tobin announced she is running to represent District 4 on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Tobin, a local real estate agent, will run against incum ...

Supervisor discusses successes, challenges

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler of Granite Bay stopped by the Journal office this week to talk about his upcoming campaign for re-election. He is running to keep his seat in th ...

Another View: Community plan goes up for review

In August 2008, the Placer County Board of Supervisors directed the Planning Department to review the then 19 year-old, Granite Bay Community Plan to see if modifications were need ...

Ruffalo: County’s support for new arena is no slam dunk

Supervisor Uhler suggests citizen involvement We all are painfully aware that the Sacramento Kings very much want Placer County taxpayers to help pay for a new home court, but if ...

Our View: Fires, gunshots and election fund theft: Where’s grand jury?

If the calendar says spring, it must be time to trade in the raincoats for sunblock and congratulate the Placer County grand jury on another fine year of investigating controversia ...

No gain with Ted Gaines

Wow! When you think you’ve heard it all the politicians just keep babbling. The not-so-one-and-only (Ted) Gaines now says that he blames the series of costly elections on an impe ...

Montgomery thinks ethically

I applaud Jennifer Montgomery for her integrity and reliability in representing the interests of her constituency — what a concept (Journal, Jan. 26! Are elected officials supp ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...