Placer County Board of Supervisors

Reader input: Can’t Placer supes do master plan?

The Auburn Journal has reported that the Placer County Board of Supervisors is planning to spend $2,600,000 – $2.6 million dollars – for a master plan for the DeWitt Ce ...

Reader input: Job with pay, benefits open

Good-paying job available; no experience required. Placer County Supervisors are paid $71,285.00 a year—plus pension and health care benefits. The Board of Supervisors meets ...

Another View: Strengthening our laws to keep crime in check

There is a theory in law enforcement known as the “broken windows” theory.  It theorizes that by addressing lower level crimes, we will see better societal outcome ...

Reader input: Supes’ vote was irresponsible

The Board of Supervisors’ Tuesday vote on funding the homeless shelter was right down NIMBY lines. The one supervisor who represents the area impacted voted no. The superviso ...

Meddlers -- Sept. 1

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 Tric ...

Chronic crime target of newly appointed deputy

Chronic crime is behind the appointment of a new “problem-oriented policing” deputy in North Auburn. The filling of the position, which was created last year, will tas ...

Homeless camp on its way out

The homeless folks camped on the county lawn in North Auburn will soon have to find a new place to hang their hats, as the Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance yesterday that w ...

Reader input: Provide basics for homeless

We were informed of a discussion underway by local businesses and the city to provide an additional public restroom. Also a request is made to make it an offense to pee and poop in ...

Another View: It’s time for Placer County to stand up for Squaw

Denver-based KSL Capital Partners purchased Squaw Valley in 2010, and is now pursuing a sweeping set of entitlements that would remake the region with development of a size, scale ...

Reader Input: California budget a source of disagreement

It is budgeting season for our state, county and cities. The fiscal year, beginning on July 1st, requires plans for how California will spend over $1 billion, how Placer County wil ...

Another View: ‘Helping Hope’ – A call to the community to help the women and children affected by the Lincoln Way fire

Dear Community, We want to be sure you know that there are eight women and seven children who lost everything in a tragic house fire last Friday in downtown Auburn. These women a ...

Meddlers Report – June 9

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 ...

Another View: Navigating the Domes can be a challenge for newcomers

I learned that lesson when I was first elected to the Placer County Board of Supervisors in 2004. My office was down one of the long, curved corridors that meander through the Dome ...

Meddlers Report – May 26

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 ...

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 ...