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Placer County Board of Supervisors
Who’s watching county workers?
Friday Jan 28 2011
With President (Barack) Obama and Gov. (Jerry) Brown trying to cut wasteful spending, what is Placer County going to do? Placer County Supervisors have a watchdog on their spending ...
Keep Jennifer on board
Wednesday Jan 26 2011
Hooray for (Supervisor) Jennifer (Montgomery)! Three cheers for Jen. Like she said, “I am not a puppet,” (“Supes vote Montgomery off Tahoe board,” Journal, Jan. 26). It s ...
Duran, Weygandt take oath of office
Wednesday Jan 05 2011
Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Duran, a Rosev ...
Our View: Canyon visitor center a great idea that shouldn’t die
Friday Nov 12 2010
Like a pine cone finding a fertile patch of wildfire-scorched hillside, the seed of an American River Canyon visitor’s center has been planted in the psyche of conservationists, ...
DUI fraud claim alleges false arrest
Saturday Oct 30 2010
Foresthill resident and Vietnam veteran John Wolfgram filed a claim for damages against the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Sheriff’s office for false arrest, imprison ...
Placer County looking to outsource Auburn’s dental clinic
Thursday Sep 30 2010
Placer County is seeking to shutter its dental clinic located at 11526 C Ave. in Auburn. Some residents are upset about the county’s move to save money. “I’ve been coming h ...
Ruffalo: County budget tightened at expense of staff
Friday Sep 10 2010
Skimming the notebook while considering that if Jerry Brown should win the governorship, won’t he be both the youngest and oldest person ever to hold that post? ... Whether or n ...
Demand your share of American dream
Tuesday Aug 31 2010
I would like to respond to the “Perspectives” column by Mr. Jim Ruffalo in last Sunday’s (Aug. 29) Auburn Journal. Mr. Ruffalo discussed at some length an item placed on the ...
Another View: Initiative protects our Sierra forests and communities
Friday Aug 27 2010
This week the Placer County Board of Supervisors and the Auburn City Council voted to support the Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative, an effort sponsored by the Sierra N ...
Ruffalo: Innocuous agenda item may pack a wallop
Friday Aug 27 2010
At last Tuesday’s board of supervisors meeting, I’m pretty sure I saw a glimpse of the future. I did not particularly care for what I saw. The agenda item — number 5, for th ...
Jim Ruffalo: Thanks be to those who run for office
Friday Aug 13 2010
Yes, it’s long overdue, but I’d like to take a moment to thank those who do the thankless; namely those stellar citizens who put their lives on pause and run for elective offic ...
Jim Ruffalo: High-flying government pension costs scrutinized
Friday Aug 06 2010
Looking for a good online auction site while telling Meg Whitman if she’s going to spend that much personal money on running for elective office, then she really ought to try for ...
Our View: Recreation board needs to boost unity and professionalism
Friday Jul 30 2010
The Auburn Recreation District board and its supporters lost out on their attempt Tuesday to persuade Placer County supervisors to more fairly fund Hidden Falls Park expansion. Pl ...
Another View: Regional park projects need fair funding
Thursday Jul 22 2010
Jim Holmes and Jennifer Montgomery, as “our” elected representatives to the Placer County Board of Supervisors, I am asking you to support your local community by leading the c ...
Looking Behind the Scenes: Benefits to public employees need to change
Friday Jul 16 2010
Writing in the notebook that “anything’s possible” now that the National League has won an All Star Game this century... Another possibility is that Placer County employees ...
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