Politics

Sacramento tech non-profit names Placer County supe Kirk Uhler as new CEO

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler will be dividing his time between Sacramento’s Capitol Mall and Auburn’s Domes as he moves into a new job as CEO of the Sacramento R ...

Placer County responds to grand jury Costco criticism

Could Seniors First be in line for Placer County funding to aid its move from county-owned property now being eyed by Costco for a North Auburn store? Released in July, the Placer ...

Pending Costco plans have North Auburn fitness club moving on relocation

The conceptual drawings are posted on the wall of North Auburn’s Courthouse Athletic Club as the 33-year-old fitness business prepares to move to make way for a new Costco on ...

Law steps up safety for animal control

Life may have gotten a little safer for animal control officers in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Roseville, which could provide gr ...

PG&E, Placer Water working on King Fire asset recovery

Pacific Gas & Electric crews are moving ahead with repairs to a transmission power line damaged by the King Fire while Placer County Water Agency is poised to move in to add up ...

Meddlers Report – Sept. 23

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

King Fire gains emergency status in Placer County

The Placer County Board of Supervisors declared a local emergency Tuesday, making a case for Gov. Jerry Brown to declare Placer County in a state of emergency because of the King F ...

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

Auburn senior center eyes move

With a deadline approaching to leave its North Auburn location, the Auburn Multipurpose Senior Center looks like it has found a new home. Senior Center board president Eric Hill s ...

Placer Water expresses fire-protection concerns

As the King Fire continued to roll into Placer County wildland from El Dorado County, water officials intent on preserving both hydroelectric infrastructure and the watershed voice ...