Placer County

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

Out of tragedy comes positive change

Thank you, Placer County supervisors, Auburn Journal and community one-and-all, for the support my family and I have received since June 5 when our little Lucky girl was taken from ...

Placer County departments talk about doing more with less

One by one, departments updated Placer County supervisors on their budgets Thursday and Friday, all marching to a familiar tune: Do more with less. In the two-day budget workshop, ...

Another View: Placer County plans its budget well

It is no accident that Placer County is in better budget shape than many counties and cities across California. Our county has remained in good shape despite the economic slowdown ...

Napa wannabe’s show their hand

Shock and awe (expressed) for another group of rural neighbors in Placer County who just found out Placer County wants to approve a 6,600 square-foot community center/wine tasting ...

Another View: Investing in future remains a priority

Motorists traveling along Highway 65 may have noticed a massive construction project west of the highway at the northern edge of Roseville. The project is a new jail being built by ...

Don’t take from needy

To volunteer is to give of one’s own free will. I would ask the food give away programs of Placer County to remember that the next time the volunteers show up to hand food out to ...

Let Auburn draft a first-class charter

Big government has evolved to be an elected aristocracy that has more than just disillusioned us commoners. Symptoms of the disillusionment include: vast sums are appropriated for ...

Include reader out of arena

Re: The possibility of Placer County participating in the development of the discussed new Sacramento Sports Arena development: Please put me in the opt-to-decline column. I don’ ...

Jim Ruffalo: Time to clean up at Placer Co. Republican Central

If the recalcitrant leadership of the Placer County Republican Central Committee thinks that stalling will wind up with everyone ignoring that foul odor wafting in from its leader ...