Jerry Brown

Placer SPCA opposes repeal of animal adoption mandate

Placer SPCA announced its opposition Monday to Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed repeal of an animal adoption mandate. Pet advocates say the mandate, created by the 1998 enactment of ...

Who’s watching county workers?

With President (Barack) Obama and Gov. (Jerry) Brown trying to cut wasteful spending, what is Placer County going to do? Placer County Supervisors have a watchdog on their spending ...

Brown's push to defund redevelopment agencies may hurt local projects

The City of Roseville, like most municipalities, is not taking a sit-and-wait approach to Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies. Elected in Nove ...

Controversial pesticide approved

Rejecting recommendations by scientists, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation recently approved the use of a controversial pesticide. Now, opponents want incoming Gov ...

Granite Bay concrete company hid millions in wages

A Granite Bay company cheated California of $230,000 in taxes, the state attorney general announced Tuesday. Attorney General Jerry Brown said in a release that T.B. Concrete, Inc. ...