Chuck Thiel

Supervisors approve pay raises

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 ...

Uhler appointment raising concerns

Allegations of a conflict of interest, a violation of public trust, unfairness in the Placer County hiring process and even nepotism surround the recent appointment of a county sup ...

County workers agree to 12 days no pay

Placer County’s largest labor union has agreed to a plan that erases the threat of layoffs next year in return for taking 12 days off without pay. Members of the Placer Public E ...

Union sounds alarm about possibility of county layoffs

Saying members have been put on notice that layoffs are in the offing for Community Development Resource Agency staff, Placer County’s employee union wants more consideration of ...

Placer County shuts doors until Tuesday

Placer County offices at its North Auburn administrative center were shut Thursday for the Lincoln’s birthday holiday and its parking lots emptied during the first of a five-day ...

Placer County’s Christmas closing proposal criticized

Placer County’s employee union asked the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to consider alternatives to a plan that would see offices closed during the week of Dec. 22 through Dec. 26. ...