kirk uhler

Placer County supes want to know about all merit-raise recipients

Placer County supervisors agreed Tuesday with a request by Chairman Kirk Uhler to have all merit increases – not just management hikes – made available for board perusal. Supe ...

Return that county raise

Kirk Uhler got his job back as a Placer County supervisor, with a wink and a nod under the “good ol’ boy” network, and without going through the distasteful task of going thr ...

Placer County supervisors grant temporary rent reprieve to Auburn’s Cat House

A cat rescue group came away with a partial victory Tuesday in an attempt to stay rent-free at a Placer County-owned building in North Auburn. Supervisors voted to allow the Friend ...

Fish & Game Commission to recommend against deer hunt

The California Department of Fish and Game won’t recommend any special, Loomis-area deer hunt, according to biologist Craig Stowers. Stowers, a senior wildlife biologist with st ...

Charter school petitions withdrawn for now

It’s back to the drawing board for the Loomis Union School District as petitions for two charter schools have been withdrawn. The public hearing slated for April 16 was also canc ...

Supervisor sacks vocal appointee

Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt has sacked his Assessment Appeals Board appointee, two days after Warren Burns, of Loomis, spoke out at the panel’s meeting about a conte ...

Cuts could chop Placer County Sheriff’s new helicopter

Grounding the Sheriff’s Department new helicopter, further depleting reserves, and tightening take-home-vehicle policies for law enforcement are among the new options on the tabl ...

Placer County Board of Supervisors opposes California septic system inspections, fees

Foes of a plan to force property owners to pay $325 every five years as part of a statewide septic system inspection program found support at the Placer County Board of Supervisors ...

Placer County vintners uncork frustration over bottled-up wine ordinance

Legal questions are delaying a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on a new winery ordinance – and vintners are upset. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold off ...
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