budget reductions

Layoff notices to be sent to school employees

The school board Tuesday night took action to send layoff notices to 30.95 of its 325 certificated employees as part of an effort to cut $5.75 million from the 2012-13 fiscal budge ...

School board to vote Tuesday on cutting ESL classes, laying off teachers

The possibility of eliminating ESL classes and laying off elementary school teachers dominated Tuesday’s school board meeting. The Western Placer Unified School District was or ...

Tuesday’s school meeting to discuss fate of health clerk positions

While school district representatives say all health clerk duties will continue if those positions are eliminated, not everyone sees it that way. The Western Placer Unified Schoo ...

City’s finances grim

Three out of five City Councilmen approved budget cuts to police, fire, library and recreation during Tuesday night’s special budget meeting. Mayor Paul Joiner and Councilmen Sp ...

Department heads recommend huge cuts

The message to close the General Fund’s structural deficit without the use of reserves was heard loud and clear by city staff during Wednesday night’s budget workshop. The thr ...

City focuses on possible severe cuts

In the face of scare-tactic accusations from some residents, city staff provided potential budget cuts to General Fund departments during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. More tha ...

Teacher's jobs safe next year

Lincoln’s schools will not lose any teachers next school year due to budget cuts. That’s because the Western Placer Unified School District voted to approve budget reductions t ...