budget

School board cautiously optimistic for 2012-13

Colfax Elementary School District is in the middle of budget plans for the 2012-13 school year, and the district Board of Trustees is saving money for the long haul. District Supe ...

Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget

Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...

Placer County paring spending next year with $720.4 million budget

With questions on the state budget still unanswered, Placer County has forged a $720.4 million spending plan of its own for the coming fiscal year that is 4.9 percent lower than th ...

School board OKs proposed 2011-12 budget

The Colfax Elementary School District board of trustees has approved a proposed budget of $2,655,668 for the 2011-12 school year. The reduced budget – down from $3,048,084 durin ...

Placer County grapples with increasing needs of poor

Health and Human Services programs are balancing fewer resources with increasing demands from the needy in Placer County. Dr. Richard Burton, Health and Human Services Department d ...

School district fiscally solvent

Colfax Elementary School District is fiscally solvent – at least for now, reported Colfax Elementary School District Business Manager Joni Orban at Monday night’s board meeting ...

Council adopts budget, keeps Kranz

The good news is that Colfax passed its budget on time. The bad news? The city expects to be in the red for another two years. City council members adopted a two-year operating bu ...

Auburn’s Conservation Corps camp dodges cost cuts

The California Conservation Corps’ Auburn facility has survived the budget ax and could thrive with federal recovery funds flowing its way. The future of the state’s 33-year-o ...

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 ...