Supervisor Kirk Uhler

Region’s water under threat

Placer County has plenty of water and that’s creating increasing challenges to keep it, a Placer County Water Agency told the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The water agency is a ...

Our View: Put Montgomery back on Tahoe planning board

A push to allow developers to “clean up” eyesores in Lake Tahoe has left a black mark on four of the five Placer County supervisors’ voting records. Recently, four members ...

Our View: Brian Jagger deserves his due process

News that Brian Jagger was arrested for allegedly embezzling more than $15,000 in campaign contributions from District Attorney-elect Scott Owens’ campaign came as a shock to man ...

I’m living in the wrong district

As I read the headlines of the Wednesday, Aug. 18 Auburn Journal I wished that I was in district number 4 instead of 5. Why, you ask? Well, if I were in the 4th District, I could p ...

Our View: Three words for Placer County: Stop the insanity

Insanity, as Albert Einstein once said, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Most people would agree with the famous physicist. Sanity, as define ...

Why does Uhler dodge public?

Supervisor (Kirk) Uhler’s illiteracy is in question but his motivations are clear: In my opinion, it is evident to many Granite Bay residents Supervisor Uhler functions like a p ...

Placer County supervisors OK $784 million budget

A bruising year for the Placer County bottom line is being reflected in a new $784 million spending package that’s 9.4 percent smaller than last year’s. The Board of Superviso ...

Placer County girds for plummeting revenues

Placer County’s plummeting revenues will translate into a 9.4 percent plunge in spending during the current year, supervisors learned Tuesday. The county board voted unanimously ...

Youth deer hunt drama

The hunt is on. A week after a state official said a controversial “special” Granite Bay-area deer hunt was off the table, details are emerging of another proposal — this tim ...

Supervisor Uhler must be feeling heat

Maybe Supervisor Kirk Uhler was feeling a little guilty when he verbally attacked Supervisor (Jennifer) Montgomery for hiring staff members. He may have felt the heat over the hiri ...