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Uhler keeps the peace in Granite Bay zoning dispute

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s role as peacemaker between a 26-lot Granite Bay development and its opponents just may have turned down the heat on a recall drive. In the ...

Shuffle continues in wake of two high-level Placer County departures

Changes are taking place in the upper echelons of Placer County management. A year ago, County Executive Officer Tom Miller was flanked by three top-level staffers – Assistant C ...

Save Granite Bay’s recall drive against Kirk Uhler could be targeting lame duck

With the Save Granite Bay recall drive proceeding slowly against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler, its target said today the opposition is missing one key point – whether he ...

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler recall drive still in limbo

An important deadline has passed for proponents of a threatened recall drive against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler. But a spokesman for the group Save Granite Bay said the r ...

Granite Bay group revs up recall drive against Supervisor Kirk Uhler

A Granite Bay group is going ahead with its recall drive against District 4 Supervisor Kirk Uhler after all. Will Ellis, a Granite Bay resident and co-founder of Save Granite Bay, ...

Granite Bay Supervisor Kirk Uhler could be off the recall hook

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler may not be the subject of a recall drive after all. Members of Save Granite Bay, which is behind a possible recall petition drive, met earlier ...

Drive to recall Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler moves forward

Facing a fight for his political life, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler used a budget meeting Wednesday to lash out at a Granite Bay group mounting a recall drive to remove him ...

Placer’s mPower green-loan program switches on non-residential focus

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program is officially on hold for homeowners but being kept afloat for non-residential customers. A cost-wary Board of Supervisors approved a r ...

Hidden Falls Park gets Placer funds over rec district protests

Weathering strong opposition from the Auburn Recreation District, Placer County supervisors approved a $150,000 request today for developer fees to help fund the expansion of Hidde ...

Plug pulled on Placer County’s green loans program but red ink still flows

The future’s not so bright for a Placer County loan program set up to help finance greener homes. Not only has the Federal Housing Finance Agency put the fledgling mPower progra ...

Super salaries: Supes open up county coffers for top-paid employees

Some of Placer County’s most generous employee contracts for the coming year were OK’d Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Topping the list was Dr. Olga Ignatowicz, who will ...

Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race

Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...

Duran vs. Rockholm: Opponents not pulling any punches in Placer County supes race

It’s a tale of two campaigns as Rocky Rockholm and Jack Duran duke it out in the race for Roseville-area seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, an attorney and R ...

Sierra College on solar power quest for Rocklin, Grass Valley campuses

Sierra College is planning a major move into solar power at its Rocklin and Grass Valley campuses. With plans for ground-mounted solar cells in parking lots and others on buildin ...

Placer County supes want to know about all merit-raise recipients

Placer County supervisors agreed Tuesday with a request by Chairman Kirk Uhler to have all merit increases – not just management hikes – made available for board perusal. Supe ...