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Measure E a matter of life and death
Wednesday Apr 18 2012
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
Monday Dec 05 2011
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
Thursday Dec 01 2011
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
Monday Jan 31 2011
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?
Thursday Jan 27 2011
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
Tuesday Mar 23 2010
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
Saturday Mar 13 2010
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
Monday Feb 15 2010
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
Friday Feb 12 2010
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
Thursday Feb 11 2010
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 ...
Supervisors approve pay raises
Tuesday Feb 09 2010
With Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery opposed, the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to give Chairman Kirk Uhler’s wife a 5 percent raise after six months on the job ...
County reconsiders use of free cars
Monday Mar 23 2009
Placer County supervisors who have enjoyed free SUVs and cars at taxpayers’ expense may decide today to curb that practice in the future. Supervisors Jim Holmes, Robert Weygandt, ...
Assessor stalls county solar power review
Monday Mar 16 2009
A review of what some residents allege is a sweetheart deal by the county involving a solar power company that employs Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler will have to wait until t ...
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