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Reader Input: Supes seek to deceive with Measure B

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is attempting to deceive the voters to give them a huge pay increase. They have placed on the November ballot Measure B, which would raise th ...

Reader Input: Supervisors’ job hardly part-time

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County (Board of) Supervisor’s position is part-time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor could put into t ...

Reader Input: Measure B deserves a ‘no’

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors salaries. Here we are 23 years later with the same problem. ...

Reader Input: Supervisors exhibit greed

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors’ salaries. Here we are, 23 years later, with the s ...

Reader Input: Raises deserved, but not this way

Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for (Placer) County Supervisors from $30,000 per year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annua ...

Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?

Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...

Reader Input: 139 percent raise too much

Placer County supervisors want to raise their own annual salaries from $30,000 to over $71,000 for part-time work. They placed Measure B on the November ballot to do that, which is ...

Reader Input: Newcastle fire board comes up short

Open letter to the Newcastle Fire Protection District board of directors: I was present when you took your oath of office wherein you promised to uphold the laws of the state. Ju ...

Reader Input: Fire board labored hard and well

Re: “Grand jury slams former Newcastle fire board,” Journal, June 21. As I read the Auburn Journal’s article on the grand jury report on the former Newcastle Fi ...

As fire board challengers declare victory, incumbents defy defeat

Candidates challenging the three incumbents of the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board of Directors were preparing for their new roles on Wednesday, but current members aren&r ...