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Reader Input: Smaller raise for supervisors

I, for one, am disappointed with the Placer County Board of Supervisors for asking for a raise to a salary in excess of $71,000, plus county employee benefits. I have felt for so ...

Reader Input: Pay supes a fair salary

I am voting to raise the wages of our county supervisors. Their present salary is niggardly, cheap, disgraceful and obscene considering the size and wealth of our county. It is a ...

Reader Input: Paying to park in Old Town?

We hear a lot about “save our senior center,” “save our frogs,” “save our supervisors,” but I feel we need to save our Old Town. We went to Aw ...

Panel likely to maintain pay for state's elected officials

  SACRAMENTO (AP) — The panel that sets salaries for the governor, lawmakers and state elected officials indicated Thursday that it was not inclined to raise pay eve ...

Placer County law-enforcement hiring 22

AUBURN CA - Placer County moved a step closer Tuesday to hiring 22 more law-enforcement system employees. The total includes 14 new correctional system employees, seven new deputi ...

City pay brews anger

City officials find themselves on the hot seat after questionable financial practices have led to controversy. Populist rage has been brewing over six-digit pensions, double dipp ...

Urrutia receives $159,452 in unused vacation, sick leave

Outgoing Rocklin City Manager Carlos Urrutia got a big payout last year. As the highest paid employee, his gross salary was $385,691, according to city documents. While his bas ...

Disputed merit pay raises could be part of Placer County budget cuts

Placer County supervisors could help shut the door Tuesday on executive merit pay increases. The salary hikes – usually amounting to 5 percent annually on top of cost-of-living ...

Someone needs to ‘do the math’ in Auburn city office

I’d like to set Mr. Hass straight (Journal April 1). I am one of the janitors who lost their job recently. I started out 16 years ago at $6.95 an hour and ended at $22 an hour. Y ...

You get what you pay for with supervisors

Has anyone ever heard the expression you get what you pay for? With respect to the issue of Placer Country supervisors' pay, it is my humble opinion that they should be paid at ...