Placer County Board of Supervisors

Fire funding reaches 'desperate' levels

“I’m sorry to be bringing all of this to your house this morning, but I think the significant point is that we are desperate,” Fire Chief Ian Gow said to Placer C ...

Meddlers Report – May 5

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Reader input: Don’t destroy DeWitt services

For the Placer County Board of Supervisors: There is truly a need for the DeWitt Center and Theatre, church and senior gardens in the scheme of life in Auburn. Those buildings and ...

Reader Input: Make sure Auburn city doesn’t get a dime

As a county homeowner I cannot even begin to express how disappointed I am that Costco has decided not to build in our area (“Costco terminates option on North Auburn store s ...

Reader Input: Community fine as it is

I just heard the news Costco will not be coming to Auburn. It was a wise decision. In the beginning the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors was a bit short-sighted. As I underst ...

Reader input: Fire districts need adequate funds, too

Great, our Placer County supervisors run a deceptive campaign (Measure B) to give themselves a 139 percent pay increase plus health care and retirement benefits, all the while our ...

Reader Input: Thanks to supervisors, Father Mike

A letter to the four members of the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors who voted for the homeless shelter: Bravo and thank you for your decision in helping in this situation. ...

Meddlers Report – Feb. 3

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Reader Input: Placer taxpayers, prepare to be fleeced

A Dec. 4, 2014 Auburn Journal article headline was, “Placer County faces bleak transportation future” with a subheading, “Is a sales tax solution feasible for reg ...

Reader Input: Cutting libraries in better times

At this point in the economic recovery, why has Placer County (the Board of Supervisors) decided to reduce library hours? I thought things were getting better. I’d love to ...