Placer County Supervisors

Another View: Measure D will keep safety first in county

My wife and I moved to Placer County 35 years ago, deciding to raise our family on a small rural farm. We couldn?t have picked a better place for our family to call home. Now, howe ...

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’ ...

Another View: Enforce the Hazardous Vegetation Abatement Ordinance

As President Harry Truman was leaving office, he wondered out loud about the managerial skills of General Eisenhower, the incoming president, in the political world. “He’ll si ...

Placer County so out of touch

If the Placer County Supervisors “affirmed” the hiring freeze, how did the county bring Tamara Uhler on board? What is it that I don’t understand about “freeze”? And my ...

Questioning quality of venue

Earlier this month I found myself in front of the County Supes pleading for a continuation of the free space that has been granted to “Friends of Placer County” to house older ...

Perhaps time for new reps has come

With respect to the article on the Placer execs and their $1,668 meal (Journal, July 1), here we go again. According to Supervisor Jim Holmes, it was an “appreciation” dinner ...

Thanks to supervisors for stand on septic fees

This writing is in regard to the recent stand that our supervisors took on the issue of the state’s proposal regarding the idiotic changes for those of us who have septic systems ...

Our View: Supervisor’s pricey charter flight does not fly with voters

If Measure R failed Tuesday night, a round-trip flight costing 10 grand surely didn’t help. Supervisors and Placer County Executive Tom Miller should be ashamed of the July flig ...

Devil’s in the details: Voters should reject supes pay increase

Editor’s note: For an opposing view on this issue, see “Supervisors deserve pay consistent with full-time job” under Columnists at Auburnjournal.com. Measure R proposes a su ...