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New Placer museums chief breathing life into history

Placer County’s museum artifacts are turning up in the darndest places. In the Placer Herald newspaper office in Rocklin, chairs once occupied by its 19th-century publisher ...

Placer’s museums chief set to retire

  Melanie Barton’s final days are counting down as Placer County’s museums chief. Her last day on the job is May 31. And she recently joked in a goodbye message ...

Pays to work for school district

As a parent of students in the Placer Hills School District, which has reduced the number of administrators and cut programs in response to reduced budgets, I was astounded to lear ...

Buyouts pay executives in Placer County to leave

Gold-plated giveaway of taxpayer dollars? Or fair compensation for an early departure from a high-level and high-risk post that hinges on the whims of a politically sensitive boa ...