Placer County Supervisor

Jerry Johnson's dedication pays

Some years ago I had the pleasure of working with supervisorial candidate Jerry Johnson on an old, unsolved Placer County murder case. The victim was Janet Kovacich, the wife of a ...

Another View: Take a look at the homeless around us

Editor’s note: Supervisor Jim Holmes is up for reelection June 5. He is facing challenger Robert Grigas of Newcastle in District 3.During my time as a Placer County Superviso ...

Reform pensions, education right now

(Placer County Water Agency) PCWA thought is was time to give their folks a 2 percent raise for a morale booster? I think that having a job in these troubled times would be great f ...

Do your part to conserve water

As you are all well aware, there has been a collapse of the PG&E Bear River Canal near Colfax. This is resulting in shortages of both treated and untreated water that could have ...

Much work done in Washington, D.C.

From Tuesday, Feb. 15 through Thursday, Feb. 17, Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt, County Executive Office Tom Miller and I met in Washington D.C. with several high-level f ...

Our view: Duran right choice for supervisor seat

It’s time for voters to send a message to our county officials: We want a change. This June, Roseville residents should vote for Jack Duran, the challenger to incumbent Rocky R ...

Looking behind the scenes: Supe leaves GOP since it ‘left me’

Wondering why I have to read the notebook before inking a column. So far, it seems that Congress can continue operating without having to read any of the bills it approves. ... An ...

Manage forests to reduce wildfire risks

It’s become an annual California phenomenon. Summer transitions to fall and our forests burn. Fire suppression in the past century has been so successful that forests which befo ...

Supervisor sacks vocal appointee

Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt has sacked his Assessment Appeals Board appointee, two days after Warren Burns spoke out at the panel’s meeting about a contentious solar ...

Placer solar assessment reaches appeals panel agenda Monday

Placer County’s Assessment Appeals Board will review the issue Monday of whether an array of 2,424 privately owned solar panels on county-owned land in North Auburn can be taxed ...