Bruce Kranz

Sheriffs’ helicopter gets all-clear

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department’s new helicopter is cleared for financial liftoff. With crime-fighting equipment still to be installed, actual patrols are targeted to s ...

County cuts back on its take-home auto fleet

Placer County is tightening up rules on the use of its fleet of 153 vehicles now being driven home at night. New policy developed by the County Executive Office includes reduction ...

County reconsiders use of free cars

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, ...

Supervisor Montgomery vows to serve

The applause was long and loud as many audience members reacted to new Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s ceremonial swearing-in Tuesday in Auburn. Montgomery, 47, to ...