Placer County Board of Supervisors

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 ...

Another View: Homelessness, character and community

Elected officials should craft public policy that preserves and strengthens the traditional American character – self-reliance, individual dignity, hard work and focus on fam ...

Reader Input: Consider shelter needs of east

Subject: Possible closure of Eastern Placer County Animal Shelter To: Placer County Board of Supervisors I’m writing to request your attention on the possible closure of ...

Reader Input: Supes see only dollar signs

Shame on our supervisors, four of them at least, who would obviously sell their mothers for a tax dollar to protect a great community resource. Cheers to Scott Holbrook who broug ...

Reader Input: Jumping for joy that Costco’s coming

Thank you to the (Placer County) Board of Supervisors for getting things started for Costco. I am thrilled that Costco will be coming to town. In my 46 years of living in Auburn ...

Reader Input: Costco wins by default

Yes, Virginia (Diffenbaugh), there is a Santa Claus (“Shame on the board of supes,” Reader Input, Dec. 11). But, he’s not Jim Holmes or any of the other people ...

Reader Input: Shame on the board of supes

While of public interest, this is especially to Jim Holmes and the rest of the (Placer County Board of) supervisors: You should all be ashamed of yourselves for the way you have ...

Meddlers Report – Dec. 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 ...

Reader Input: Approve shelter immediately

I support the efforts of Right Hand Auburn, Inc. to use the minimum security barracks at Dewitt Center as a temporary shelter. As the weather gets colder and wetter, many members ...

Reader Input: Time to address homeless folks

As a member of the Caring Hearts Society, I helped prepare a meal for approximately 40 members of the Placer County Homeless Community. These folks assembled at Bethlehem Lutheran ...

Reader Input: Voters understood pay raise measure

This letter is in response to the viewpoint of Carl St. James on Wednesday, Nov. 19 (“Supes’ pay raise measure poorly worded”). He states the pay raise approved b ...

Reader Input: Supes’ pay raise measure poorly worded

Ken Campbell’s letter of Nov. 12 pertaining to the money behind the passing of Measure B was enlightening (“Notice who supported raise,” Reader Input). Few of t ...