Supervisor Robert Weygandt

Supes to vote Dec. 6 on sewer planning

LINCOLN?— A Lincoln city councilman responded to skeptical questions about sewer regionalization during this week’s Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council meeting. Placer Co ...

Our View: Meet in Auburn, not Washington, D.C.

Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized Congressman Tom McClintock recently for not backing progressive local programs with federal dollars. McClintock fired back that Holm ...

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 ...

Deputies to pay a premium

Correction: The initial story incorrectly stated the percentage members of the Placer County Deputy Sheriff’s Association currently pay for health insurance. Generally, the count ...

Our View: Recession requires openness, honesty from county leadership

Job cuts, salary reductions, and drops in service levels are now on the table as Placer County settles uncomfortably into recession mode. A typical reflex action by the wielders o ...

Inside the Fishbowl: E-mails, letters, and phone calls

One of the things an editor does is respond to many e-mails letters and phone calls. I try and get to the point quickly and make sure every request is followed up on. We get a lot ...