Placer County Board of Supervisors

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 ...

Reader Input: Hard to believe supes’ gall

I cannot believe that the Board of Supervisors (BOS) of Placer County would vote themselves a raise; “or put one on the ballot” (same thing) even as they cut back on se ...

Reader input: Spending priority raises concern

Re: Placer County Board of Supervisors poised to consider animal shelter,” (Journal, Aug.26). I live within a few blocks of the shelter. I have visited the present shelter-ho ...

Meddlers Report -- Aug. 19

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 ...