Placer County CEO

Noon Hour Update: Fourth of July happenings; Auburn Wildcats far from home; teaching in the UK and Cold War supplies

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Noon Hour Update: Teen driver safety; sitting down with the new county CEO; community centers and Thunder in the Sky

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Noon Hour Update: Baby body follow-up; new county CEO; ADA legislation and Placer County Grand Jury report

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Noon Hour Update: PG&E goes underground, Roseville mom arraigned, Placer County CEO hiring and Auburn City Council

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Tuesday editio ...

CEO salary sure adds up

Great lakes and land of Goshen! Simple math shows that the $360,000 estimated (total compensation) paid to the retiring county executive says he was getting $160 an hour. This time ...

Simply scuttle the county CEO post

I received a promotion flyer for Measure D last week checking for support to make up a $570,000 operations shortfall with the Placer County Fire Department. I think almost half of ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Government great at padding

“Board spends too much,” Jack Podesdly, Reader Input, Journal, Feb. 17: I hear you Jack! It’s the same mentality whether it's city, county, or state government. When our coun ...

County provides new salary figures

Editor’s note: The Journal received new information Wednesday following its front-page story “County hires $199,000-a-year interim leader to close agency.” The nu ...

Jim Ruffalo: Where — and how — can we save taxpayer dollars?

If there is an upside to the continual downward financial spiral most of us are trapped in, it’s that in times such as these, government officials can do things they never could ...