Jim Holmes

County looks at cost-cutting options

Rebuffed by its employees’ union over a proposal to close Placer County offices for four days at Christmas, the Board of Supervisors will be discussing new options Tuesday that i ...

Successful recoveries do happen

I had an opportunity to attend an uplifting event called Recovery Happens 2008 recently. It was a family-friendly event at Auburn’s Recreation Park to support people recovering ...

County looking at wastewater options

Facing the threat of heavy fines for not complying with tightened state water-quality regulations, Placer County is exploring two expensive options for North Auburn. One option ...

Report reveals needs of county's older adults

Placer County seniors are concerned about being able to continue to live at home and have some challenges to getting information and receiving services, according to a new study pr ...

Sierra College seeks to ensure future vital role

Amid expansion plans at one university and a countywide effort to welcome another, officials at Sierra College are hoping they’re not left out of plans to make Placer County a hi ...