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Placer supes looking at new crime lab, Auburn library landscaping upgrade
Wednesday Sep 02 2015
Placer County is putting funding into Auburn Library landscaping and a feasibility study for a new crime lab. The Board of Supervisors voted in favor of hiring Sacramento’s ...
Transportation Poll: Placer County sales-tax hike vote would fall short
Thursday Aug 27 2015
Placer County voters can’t drive 66.66. That’s the two-thirds vote the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency would need to capture at the ballot box to put it o ...
Lot size now the benchmark for Placer Water connection charge
Wednesday Aug 26 2015
Lot size – not meter size – will be the new standard for Placer County Water Agency connection charges starting in October. The Placer Water board of directors approve ...
How do Placer County governments measure up in Ashley Madison hack scandal?
Wednesday Aug 26 2015
It’s the hack that has sent shockwaves through some of the nation’s top-level corridors of power. But a check of local elected officials and high-ranking staff members ...
Placer County roads ready for half-cent sales tax funding infusion?
Wednesday Aug 26 2015
A laser focus on developing financial resources for 30 years of transportation infrastructure projects will yield some estimates on public support at today’s Placer County Tr ...
Thunder Valley tribe's revamped pact with state to benefit Placer County
Friday Aug 21 2015
The Auburn-based Indian tribe that owns Thunder Valley Resort and Casino could soon be operating the Lincoln area gambling business under a revised compact with the state that limi ...
Placer County in court battle over release of homeless meeting video
Thursday Aug 20 2015
A prominent North Auburn resident is taking Placer County to court over its denial of his request to release a video from an employee ‘town-hall’ meeting on homeless is ...
$44 million Roseville jail proposal locks down supes support
Wednesday Aug 19 2015
Placer County is hoping to dip into state coffers to fund most of the construction costs for a new 168-bed medium-security jail in Roseville. And its opening would signal a drop ...
Senior Center makes move to Downtown Auburn
Sunday Aug 16 2015
Located at Placer County-owned buildings in North Auburn since the 1980s, the Multipurpose Senior Center has made the move to Downtown Auburn. Part of a forced exodus of tenants f ...
Placer clears lawn of homeless, shifts focus to Auburn shelter
Thursday Aug 13 2015
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is taking a zero tolerance approach to homeless campers on the county’s North Auburn lawn. That resulted in four campers being arres ...
Placer Water exceeds state water-saving target
Wednesday Aug 12 2015
Placer County Water Agency customers are turning into overachievers when it comes to water saving. Latest figures released by the Water Agency show treated-water use down from the ...
Nevada Irrigation District starts studies on new reservoir, dam
Tuesday Aug 11 2015
Directors of the Nevada Irrigation District have awarded a $1.2 million environmental consulting services contract to an Omaha, Neb.-based engineering-architectural firm for a prop ...
Homeless shelter laying groundwork for staying, expanding
Sunday Aug 09 2015
The stage is set for a push Aug. 18 by Right Hand Auburn to allow North Auburn’s homeless shelter to stay and grow. That’s the potential scenario a senior Placer Count ...
Homeless moving off Placer County’s North Auburn lawn
Friday Aug 07 2015
A patch of bare dirt and yellowed grass at North Auburn’s Placer County Government Center that has been home to about 20 to 30 homeless people sprouted signs Thursday warning ...
2-1-1 service for Placer County moves closer to reality
Thursday Aug 06 2015
Placer County is taking a long-anticipated forward step toward providing 2-1-1 service – and continuing to look for financial support from cities to make it a reality. The B ...
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