supervisors

Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race

Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...

AFL-CIO donation helps Duran best Rockholm in fundraising sweepstakes

Challenger Jack Duran has pulled ahead of incumbent Rocky Rockholm in the drive for donations. The two are vying for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. R ...

Sierra Club member backs supervisors’ vote

Three cheers for supervisors Holmes, Montgomery and Weygandt for upholding the county policy of not allowing development in the flood plain (“Plan rejected to build homes in Rose ...

Rockholm selected to chair Board of Supervisors; Uhler named vice-chair

First District Supervisor F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm was recently selected by the Placer County Board of Supervisors as the chairman for 2009. Rockholm, whose district includes th ...

Reader calls for probe into Roseville Police involvement in four trials

Placer County Board of Supervisors or the Placer County Grand Jury should investigate Roseville Police’s involvement, assessment and terminology standards in both of the Veronica ...

Assessor appointment will have big impact

On Nov. 4 the Placer County Supervisors will appoint a new assessor for Placer County. This decision will have an immense impact on the fiscal condition of our county. Currentl ...

Voters should reject pay raise for supervisors

Measure R proposes a supervisor pay increase on the November ballot. It’s innocuous on the surface, but the devil is in the details. Measure R would increase the base of $30,000 ...

Revenue-sharing funds could be put to better use

In a county where conservative values dominate, it is a wonder why the Placer Board of Supervisors continue to buck these values. Every year at budget time they approve $100,000 ...

Supervisors approve controversial wine ordinance

After two years and more than a dozen public meetings, Placer County has a new planning blueprint for wineries. Supervisors gave a 5-0 vote of approval Aug. 26 to an ordinance in ...

Sierra College deserves support

Recently I made public comments to the Board of Supervisors expressing concern that regional planning does not provide for the needs of Sierra College, which may grow to 40,000 stu ...