Supervisor Jim Holmes

Cruise Nite honored 9/11

I wish to thank the City of Auburn for coming out and participating in our annual 9/11 tribute during the last Cruise Nite. Thanks, too, to Parmys Weinberg who did an outstanding j ...

Our View: County, cities need to stop wasting time

To craft an opening line about supervisors and city leaders wasting time over a regional wastewater treatment plant proposal may be a little obvious, but so is the apparent lack of ...

All hail the big-box eyesore

Shop where you want. That’s how it is and that’s how it should be. What really gets me about most of the letters that are in support of Wal-Mart going in on the proposed locati ...

Jim Holmes — I told you so

After the Bohemia hearing I wrote Supervisor Jim Holmes expressing my distress about his speech and position on the prime issues over which he is now so irritated. Two quotes fro ...

Meet two politicians who truly care

I would like to thank two local politicians for their good sense, hard work and a true concern about the welfare of their communities and the people they represent. I truly admire ...

Rep. McClintock will see you now

How dare (Supervisor) Jim Holmes request an audience with the “Great and Terrible Rep. (Tom) McClintock,” (Journal, Feb. 23). The nerve of Jim Holmes thinking that as an elect ...

Town hall a valuable fire-fighting tool

On Wednesday, July 21, I attended a town hall meeting organized by Assemblyman Ted Gaines bringing Placer County officers and officials together before members of the community to ...

Whirlybird purchase defies logic

In reference to the article “Placer County’s $4M chopper airborne” in today’s (March 17) Journal, I’d like to make a few comments. I’m a retired 10,000-hour helicopter ...

Supes flip funding switch to energize mPOWER plan

Treasurer Jenine Windeshausen’s efforts to put Placer County money to work financing green home-improvement projects has moved an important step forward. Windeshausen’s office ...

Our View: Livingston concrete plant would help pave positive future for Placer County

The Livingston family has come up with a well-thought-out business proposal for the Ophir area. The Placer County Planning Commission should listen to the concerns of residents an ...