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Supervisor discusses successes, challenges

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler of Granite Bay stopped by the Journal office this week to talk about his upcoming campaign for re-election. He is running to keep his seat in th ...

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 ...

Another View: Why Supervisor Kirk Uhler will be recalled

Ask anyone in District 4 as we did and you’ll find opinion is fairly universal: Kirk Uhler is a failure as county supervisor. He serves only himself and listens only to those w ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Raking the old muck around our supervisors

Don’t bet the ranch on a Republican sweep this November, not while Placer County’s Republican Central Committee remains active. That stalwart unit, which seemingly spends most ...

Assessing solar installation right call

The Assessor’s decision to enroll the taxable portion of Supervisor (Kirk) Uhler’s former employer, Solar Power Inc., of Roseville, is a correct action (Journal, Aug. 20). The ...

Solar company’s dealings with assessor shady

Last Monday’s refusal of Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears to answer a question before the Assessment Appeal Board, that is, whether a land lease between Placer County and So ...

Assessor stalls county solar power review

A review of what some residents allege is a sweetheart deal by the county involving a solar power company that employs Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler will have to wait until t ...

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 ...