Election 2008

District 5 deserves consensus-building candidate who listens

Incumbent Bruce Kranz has worked hard for issues he believes are keys to sustainability in Placer County’s Fifth Supervisorial District: forest lands management, catastrophic fir ...

Kiwanis offer thanks

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Colfax would like to thank the participants in the District 5 Supervisor’s Debate last Wednesday night at the Colfax High School Performing Arts Theat ...

PCWA debate raised some concerns

Two disturbing things came out of the debate last Thursday between Ben Mavy and Otis Wollan, the candidates for PCWA Director locally. Ben Mavy is proposing a brand new layer of ...

Council misses another deadline

The city's record of missed Waste Water Treatment Plant deadlines remains unblemished. Flow meters that were supposed to be installed and operational by Oct. 1 have not even been p ...

Why was Kranz replaced on Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

On July 22, 2008, the Placer County Board of Supervisors recalled District 5 Supervisor Bruce Kranz from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board and replaced him with a ...

Voters to address Measure Q

Colfax area voters will have an opportunity to address Measure Q in a few days. In expressing his opposition to the measure, Rocky Warren is quoted in the Record as saying, "I don' ...

What are campaign mailers about

Are you wondering, “What’s this all about?” I, along with other residents of Placer County’s 5th supervisorial district, have received three very strange pieces of mail fro ...

District 5 campaign goes national

The run for a District 5 supervisor seat in Placer County has just gone national! I just finished reading a mailer from incumbent Bruce Kranz. The flyer presents the Kranz view of ...

Reject desperation of Republican Party

I challenge the citizens of America to reject the desperation of the Republican Party and their candidates: McCain and Palin. The Sacramento County Republican Party openly solicit ...

Stop partisanship and work together

Here’s a challenge, a request, and a favor to ask from our entire extended community. Let’s stop partisanship now. Let’s declare a moratorium on blaming, or pointing fingers ...

Agency candidate's attendance questioned

In order to be better informed about complex water management issues, we have attended the Placer County Water Agency meetings regularly for the past year. For the sake of accura ...

Cast your soul vote on side of life

Each of us will soon be faced with the choice that represents our soul on a number of issues. Many issues are important and some extremely important. One issue, however, is supreme ...

Middle Fork Project focus of campaign

In 1961, Placer County voters overwhelmingly voted for a $140 million revenue bond enabling PG&E to build a complex of reservoirs and hydroelectric plants known as the Middle For ...

Mavy wants changes

Ben Mavy believes it’s time for a change. “I don’t feel like our area’s being represented well,” he says. Mavy is adamant money from the Middle Fork hydroelectric projec ...

Wollan proud of service

Otis Wollan is proud of his 20 years of service as the District 5 board member of the Placer County Water Agency, but he feels he’s not finished. He wants to complete the years- ...