PCWA

Wells Ave. construction begins despite sign hacking

Despite erroneous messages about gorillas and marijuana, the actual pipe construction project the electronic signs on Wells Avenue were supposed to have notified locals about has b ...

PCWA honors outgoing directors

  Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Nov. 15 honored two of their members who are leaving elected office after 20 years of combined public service. District 3 Di ...

Douglass, Harvey win city council seats

There will be a new face on the Colfax City Council next month. Kim A. Douglass, a 16-year Colfax resident, emerged as the top vote-getter in the City Council race. Douglass rece ...

Reader Input Online: Alpine will hit the ground running

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 ...

Wells Avenue to close for construction

A construction project will close Wells Avenue between Barton and Laird roads on weekdays from Nov. 5 through Dec. 7. Detours will be in place from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday throug ...

Candidate’s vision helpful

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

(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

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

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

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: “ ...