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 ...