Kirk Uhler

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 ...

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 ...

Duran, Weygandt take oath of office

Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...

County forks over $470K for PIOs

The Placer County CEO’s office appears to be downsizing again, but many residents are appalled the bureaucracy and salaries were so large just last year. The latest organization ...

Top aide on leave, no court date yet

A supervisor’s aide arrested on charges of grand theft Friday was placed on paid administrative leave from his $95,200-a-year job. But it’s not yet known when Brian Jagger wil ...

Board aide charged with theft involved in theater

A top board aide arrested on charges of stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney’s campaign account has been involved in local theater productions. As of Friday, Brian J ...