Wally Reemelin

Measure E a matter of life and death

Measure E on the June election ballot provides a safety guarantee for residents and businesses in the service area of the Placer Hills Fire Protection District. The fire district o ...

Another View: My view of the regional sewer debate

Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s column of Dec. 2 was right about it being time for action on this long-running issue. But don’t bet the house on there being a fair debate between altern ...

Another View: Time is now to act on waste treatment

We in Placer County are facing a major challenge of a way to solve our waste treatment problems that loom over our cities and communities, and at the same time have the opportunity ...

Administration grows too big

I tend to agree with the direction of Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s comments (Another View, Journal, Jan. 28.) Since the governor oversees all the counties of California, perhaps two-th ...

Another View: What should we do now?

Budget deficits, furloughed workers, and reduced tax revenues plague our local governments, but our elected representatives can’t agree on how to balance the budget and fix some ...

Citizen-led efforts key to solving our budget woes

As city, county, state and federal budget deficits grow, so do citizen concerns. In reaction to furloughs, reduced services and reports of extravagant management salaries, ...

Petition drive begins

The League of Placer County Taxpayers is at the forefront of a petition drive that could see voters being asked in November to put Middle Fork Project spending controls in place. ...

Public earnings unsustainable

Fox News recently reported that the average government worker makes around $70,000 a year. (In California it’s around $85,000.) The average private sector employee makes around $ ...

County a good old boys club

The three supervisors who approved these raises are saying we the people/taxpayers of Placer County are “stupid,” plain and simple (Journal, Feb. 10). I thought there was a hi ...

We need county raise stop-gap

I believe “elitism” is alive and well in Auburn government. If they (Placer County Board of Supervisors) feel so determined to give raises then let them reduce their own sala ...