Supervisor Jim Holmes

Another View: Auburn fits in well with District 5

When I ran for Placer County supervisor, my main objective was to make the board more accessible and responsive to community input. For the past three years, I have worked diligent ...

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 ...

Heroes lauded for bravery, good works

One carried a disabled, 89-year-old woman to safety out of a burning North Auburn home. Three others worked for hours to successfully talk a distraught Davis woman from jumping to ...

Supe shout-out for excellent job

First of all I want to thank Supervisor Jim Holmes on behalf of myself and all the neighbors residing on Cripple Creek Lane in Newcastle. I wrote to him seeking assistance in corr ...

Senate bill sets aside $3 million for major Placer County projects

Funding totaling $3 million for two Placer County projects is included in a new U.S. Senate appropriations bill. The Senate’s energy and water development appropriations bill fo ...

Streetscape launches with morning groundbreaking

The City of Auburn will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Streetscape Phase 1 Project at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15. This event will take place in the future Endurance ...