Placer County Board of Supervisors

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 ...

Reader Input: Save DeWitt Theater

I want to comment on the article to save DeWitt Theater (“DeWitt Theater in the arena: thumbs up or down?”, Another View, Nov. 9). I have been involved with the theater ...

Senior populations to skyrocket in coming years

When Eldon Luce reviews the population projections for Placer County, he is concerned about what he sees and what it could mean for one increasingly vulnerable group. For older ad ...

Meddlers Report – Nov. 11

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: Notice who supported raise

I would like to congratulate our Placer County Supervisors on their pay increase. They placed Measure B on the ballot, ran an excellent campaign, and Measure B overwhelmingly pas ...

Another View: DeWitt Theater in the arena: thumbs up or down?

In the spotlight, center stage, stands the historic DeWitt Theater supported by the nonprofit, grassroots organization Music and More Visual and Performing Arts, and a diverse and ...

Another View: Efforts continue to seek solution for DeWitt Theater

As county supervisors, we often find ourselves in the unenviable position of balancing the needs of the many, against the needs of the few.  After hearing about the proposed C ...

Reader Input: Supes seek to deceive with Measure B

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is attempting to deceive the voters to give them a huge pay increase. They have placed on the November ballot Measure B, which would raise th ...

Reader Input: Supervisors’ job hardly part-time

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County (Board of) Supervisor’s position is part-time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor could put into t ...

Reader Input: Supervisors exhibit greed

Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors’ salaries. Here we are, 23 years later, with the s ...

Another View: Placer County supervisors deserve a raise

We’re very close to the Nov. 4 general election.   In fact the Vote by Mail ballots are already in the mail.  There is an issue on the ballot, Measure B, which ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

Our View: Supes, schools must take initiative in war on addiction

It’s been nearly two months since “Heroin in the Foothills” ran in this newspaper. And in that two months, the three-part investigative series has drawn some sign ...

Reader Input: Monies beautify Highway 49

Has anyone noticed how nice Highway 49 is looking since the power lines were put underground? The job isn’t finished yet but it is sure looking good along the business corrid ...

Reader Input: Why let others determine supes’ pay?

Measure B, the 139 percent pay increase for Placer County Supervisors appearing on the Nov. 4 ballot, provides for automatic yearly pay increases without any increase in work. Th ...