American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

$1.2 million to fight poverty locally

Help is on the way for the growing problem of homelessness in Placer County. Eight nonprofits serving the region will share $1.2 million in federal stimulus funds over the next tw ...

Auburn police pick up $262,000 in recovery money

The Auburn Police Department has been awarded $262,000 in federal grant money to rehire a police officer who was laid off last month. The award comes from the Department of Justic ...

Stimulus money to fund bus purchases

The city of Auburn will replace two buses and Placer County will be on the receiving end of money for two more as federal recovery funding begins to filter into local coffers. The ...