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Reader Input: PCWA needs to rein in expenses
Friday Aug 09 2013
Re: Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) proposed water rate increase: I sent the following letter to the PCWA board opposing the proposed Zone 1 water rate increases to be decided on ...
Reader Input: PCWA rate rise is out of line
Tuesday Jul 23 2013
Re: Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) proposed water rate increase: As a PCWA ratepayer, I wrote a letter to PCWA opposing the proposed rate increase to be decided on Aug. 8. The ...
Reader Input: Letter selfish, uninformed
Tuesday Jul 23 2013
I was stunned by the overwhelming tone of selfishness in the letter from Mr. (W. Brooks) Woodard of Rocklin published in Friday/Saturday’s Journal ranting about his PCWA wate ...
Reader Input: Beware PCWA shakedown
Friday Jul 19 2013
In the midst of a plethora of revelations concerning waste and exorbitant plush retirements effected by government and quasi-government agencies, I am appalled by the shakedown of ...
Road work slows business on Lincoln Way
Tuesday Jul 16 2013
For Sandra Helms, the construction outside her business on Lincoln Way has become more than just an inconvenience – she believes it’s hurting her bottom line. Helms ra ...
Reader input: Questions for the PCWA
Sunday Jun 02 2013
For more than 5 years, we have been regularly attending PCWA board and finance committee meetings. Now we have some questions. 1. Why is it that when PCWA sells water to ot ...
Reader Input: Tired of being hosed by PCWA
Tuesday Mar 05 2013
Every couple of months we are greeted with a bill from PCWA. Our conservation efforts are drowned out with a $70 charge for a few units of water; $30 charge for the privilege of bu ...
PCWA approves $178,000 in employee bonuses
Thursday Jan 03 2013
Placer County Water Agency employees are receiving a bonus for the first time in its history, said Gray Allen, chairman of the agency’s board of directors. O ...
Water pipeline leaking in Colfax
Friday Nov 30 2012
Gearhart Lane, off North Main Street, is closed as Placer County Water Agency crews investigate the cause of a leaking water main. Water service was cut off Friday afternoon to hom ...
Reader Input Online: Alpine will hit the ground running
Friday Nov 02 2012
I am writing in support of Joshua Alpine for Placer County Water Agency director, Division 5. I have had the opportunity to hear Mr. Alpine speak about the issues and problems faci ...
Candidate’s vision helpful
Friday Sep 28 2012
At the September meeting of the Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council, I was pleased to hear a public comment from Otis Wollan, a candidate for Placer County Water Agency directo ...
Reform pensions, education right now
Monday Mar 05 2012
(Placer County Water Agency) PCWA thought is was time to give their folks a 2 percent raise for a morale booster? I think that having a job in these troubled times would be great f ...
Another View: Regional plan best way to address wastewater options
Friday Feb 24 2012
Placer County expects to have a comprehensive regional plan in place soon to bring its North Auburn wastewater treatment system into compliance with federal and state standards wit ...
Punish those copper thieves
Monday Aug 15 2011
Three-hundred pounds of copper cable used to tie down Placer County Water Agency water pipes can be sold for scrap at $2.40 a pound — as reported by the Auburn Journal (Aug. 14) ...
Thank you, kindly, unknown Auburnite
Wednesday Aug 03 2011
I received $50 cash inside an envelope addressed to “veteran” on Wednesday morning (July 27) in the parking lot of the Depoe Bay Coffee Shop in Auburn. Inside was a note: “ ...
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