Placer County Board of Supervisors

Thousand Oaks thanks Tom

Thanks again to Rep. Tom McClintock for protecting his constituents in Thousand Oaks and the rest of the nation against the money-wasting Placer County Board of Supervisors and tha ...

Ruffalo: Maki ponders post-hip-surgery supervisor run

Wringing out the notebook while wondering just how high gasoline prices — and the state’s deficit, for that matter — have to go before we start drilling for our own oil ... ...

Jim Ruffalo: Root of all evil, money, clogs regional wastewater project

It was all politeness and pro forma at the most recent Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting during the part about the proposed regional sewage treatment plant for Lincoln. ...

Our View: Put Montgomery back on Tahoe planning board

A push to allow developers to “clean up” eyesores in Lake Tahoe has left a black mark on four of the five Placer County supervisors’ voting records. Recently, four members ...

Ruffalo: Dust off your charge cards, ‘Macy’s lite’ coming

As much as it pains me, I have to admit that Dave Rosenthal was right all along. A few months ago, that KAHI afternoon guy insisted that the old Gottschalks building would eventu ...

Who’s watching county workers?

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

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

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

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

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 ...