Newcastle

Re-Elect Jim Holmes for District 3 Supervisor.

Supervisor Holmes is one of most dedicated individuals that I have met. He is sincerely interested in what his constituents have to say and listens to them. He has made an appearan ...

Publicly funded schools must help all

We all know that California schools are in bad shape. The first step in correcting the situation should be to stop funding charter schools. Charter schools are public-funded privat ...

Thanks for B explanation

So many times people complain about our county and sometimes about the employees for one reason or another. But for the last couple of months we in Newcastle have had one-on-one co ...

Heroes fought for freedom

Memorial Day ? a day set aside to honor our fallen military. These men and women fought for America to keep our freedoms. Did these veterans sacrifice the ultimate for nothing? We ...

Measure B could be revisited on November ballot

A group of Newcastle voters is charging full speed ahead with plans to circulate a petition to see Measure B modified. The $146.46 parcel tax has incremental increases based on t ...

Jim Holmes has what it takes

We would like to take a moment to compliment the work of our local county supervisor, Jim Holmes. Since being elected in November 2004, Jim has represented Placer County?s District ...

Efficiency reigns at building dept.

Today I obtained a building permit from Placer County. The permit covers work that was started but not finished by the previous owner of a house that I recently purchased. The per ...

Jim Holmes effective

The 2010 census has gifted a revised (Placer County) supervisorial District 3 with a dedicated and experienced candidate: Supervisor Jim Holmes. Those of us active in Placer County ...

Our View: Holmes pick for District 3 race

When it comes to a local elected leader, it?s important that the person elected to fill that position is connected to the community and is knowledgeable on local issues, among othe ...

Glen Oaks has good manager

Re: Glen Oaks Mobile Home Park (Journal, April 22 and May 8):I lived at Glen Oaks Mobile Home Park for 16 years, a very pleasant 16 years. The first year cabin No. 7, pictured in T ...

Keep Holmes working for us

Despite the recent economic difficulties, Placer County is in relatively good fiscal shape, largely because of the efforts of the current board of supervisors. Jim Holmes has ably ...

We can count on Jim Holmes

After reading Jim Holmes? guest column last month, on serving the homeless in Placer County (?Take a look at the homeless around us,? Another View, April 13), I remain honored to b ...

Vote Holmes for District 3

Re-elect Jim Holmes for District 3 county supervisor. Jim has been an outstanding elected official who has contributed much of his time getting to know the people in his district a ...

It pays to shop around

My John Deere riding mower needed the valves adjusted and money is tight. Internet valve lash specs were inconsistent, so I went to a JD dealer. They seemed friendly when I had pur ...

Await serious fallout of "Trollopgate"

If a dozen members of a Secret Service away team expects to cavort with whores in the Colombian capital and get away with it, it is obvious that their discovery is the tip of the i ...