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Reader Input: Supervisors’ job hardly part-time

It is a myth to believe that the Placer County (Board of) Supervisor’s position is part-time. A study was done a few years back on how much time a supervisor could put into t ...

Reader input: Hydro project not a good idea

I recently attended an informational meeting on the proposed Lake Clementine hydroelectric project. Two large companies, one from the East Coast and the other from Canada, are prep ...

Reader Input: Clean material from lake beds

Wayne Nader’s letter regarding continuing to approve projects while in a drought and asking for water conservation is right on the mark (“Time is now to build drought d ...

Reader Input: Time is now to build drought defense

The scant remnants of Folsom Lake and the other reservoirs in the state are a poignant statement of how severe a crisis is coming in the months ahead. The water emergency that was ...

Reader input: Look for a long-term feasible alternative

The processing and discharge of waste water (sewer operations) has become extremely challenging and expensive. Various state agencies have been very aggressive in implementing a my ...

Reader Input: Displeased with supervisors’ vote

On Jan. 27, the Auburn Journal posted a letter from Wayne Nader titled “Supervisors’ move brings concern.” In fact, this item has already been voted on by the ( ...

Reader Input: Supervisors' move brings concern

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will be voting at its next meeting on whether to allow at-large members of the Placer County Planning Commission to live in cities. Currently ...

Reader Input: Vote for fiscal prudence Jan. 8

On Jan. 8, Jim Nielsen will be on a special election ballot for the State Senate seat in District 4, which covers parts of Auburn and the western Placer County area of Rocklin and ...

Auburn’s county seat status, raise for supes on the table with Placer panel

AUBURN CA - A panel looking into possible changes in the Placer County charter wants to see what’s possible in hiking Board of Supervisors pay and moving administrative offic ...

Auburn’s 84 Lumber closing a sign of times or Home Depot?

Is 84 Lumber’s closing a sign of the times or Home Depot? The Dry Creek Road hardware and lumber store in North Auburn started a soft closing Wednesday, with all items in stock ...