Jim Holmes

Agency assists with more than just fires

Cal Fire is an agency of many hats. The state agency, which has a contract with Placer County to provide services throughout the county, not only fights wildfires and responds to ...

County forks over $470K for PIOs

The Placer County CEO’s office appears to be downsizing again, but many residents are appalled the bureaucracy and salaries were so large just last year. The latest organization ...

Consolidation meant to streamline, save county

Placer County expects to save more than $500,000 this fiscal year by reorganizing three departments: the Board of Supervisors Office, County Executive Office and Community Developm ...

All urged to book it to Placer’s ‘Big Read’

This month everybody in Placer County could have one thing in common — a book. Placer County Library, through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, participates thi ...

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 ...