Placer County CEO Tom Miller

Public dollars easily spent

You see what is wrong-headed with county government when (Placer County CEO) Tom Miller says that with the closing of the Redevelopment Agency he will have the staff reassigned to ...

Our View: Meet in Auburn, not Washington, D.C.

Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized Congressman Tom McClintock recently for not backing progressive local programs with federal dollars. McClintock fired back that Holm ...

Jim Ruffalo: Root of all evil, money, clogs regional wastewater project

It was all politeness and pro forma at the most recent Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting during the part about the proposed regional sewage treatment plant for Lincoln. ...

Supes, CEO need to make sacrifices

I am a Placer County retiree who retired from the auditor-controller office in 1993. I was at the board of supervisors’ meeting on Sept. 7 and I spoke on behalf of those who ret ...

Our View: Public’s interests must come first in next labor deal

Autumn may have sporting minds turning to the pigskin, but the old-fashioned country hardball being played by Placer County administrators and employees appears to have no end in s ...