Placer County supervisors

Jim Ruffalo: Will US survive government’s spendthrift ways?

So tell me! How did we get into this mess? Not a day goes by that one governmental entity or another is reaching into our wallets and purses for another handful of our hard-earned. ...

Consider location of biomass plant

Re: “Board of supervisors continue to investigate use of biomass for renewable energy,” by Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes, Placer County supervisors, Journal, May 9: While ...

Don’t hit up taxpayers for an arena

It has been reported that a regional authority has been created to finance an “NBA arena.” I seriously hope that Placer County supervisors think twice before acting to allocat ...

Our View: Can we talk? Time for county, deputies to settle

Placer County supervisors need to speak up and show leadership in negotiating a fair and equitable contract with the county Deputy Sheriff’s Association. It took more than three ...

County confronts dwindling revenue

Placer County supervisors closed off a two-day budget workshop Wednesday bracing for still more cuts to come. The final budget supervisors will consider in late September tags spe ...

Placer supervisors vote to accelerate Foresthill road fees

Future Foresthill home developers will be paying 21 percent to help bankroll a list of new transportation improvements that includes widening the Interstate 80 overcrossing in Aubu ...

Placer County supes hike North Auburn sewer rates

North Auburn seniors gave Placer County supervisors an earful Tuesday on a 21 percent increase starting in July on sewer bills for homeowners – from $67.84 to $82 a month. Many ...

Supervisors vote on whether to buy buses that burn natural gas or diesel

Placer County supervisors could be switching gears today when they vote to buy five new diesel-powered buses. Using $2.8 million in funding that includes $1.1 million in federal e ...