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Granite Bay group revs up recall drive against Supervisor Kirk Uhler

A Granite Bay group is going ahead with its recall drive against District 4 Supervisor Kirk Uhler after all. Will Ellis, a Granite Bay resident and co-founder of Save Granite Bay, ...

Granite Bay Supervisor Kirk Uhler could be off the recall hook

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler may not be the subject of a recall drive after all. Members of Save Granite Bay, which is behind a possible recall petition drive, met earlier ...

Drive to recall Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler moves forward

Facing a fight for his political life, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler used a budget meeting Wednesday to lash out at a Granite Bay group mounting a recall drive to remove him ...

Hidden Falls Park gets Placer funds over rec district protests

Weathering strong opposition from the Auburn Recreation District, Placer County supervisors approved a $150,000 request today for developer fees to help fund the expansion of Hidde ...

Super salaries: Supes open up county coffers for top-paid employees

Some of Placer County’s most generous employee contracts for the coming year were OK’d Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Topping the list was Dr. Olga Ignatowicz, who will ...

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Charter school petitions withdrawn for now

It’s back to the drawing board for the Loomis Union School District as petitions for two charter schools have been withdrawn.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 ...