august

Placer County jobless rate dropping

Placer County joined the region in recording August jobless numbers that were down from the month before. August hiring heated up, with California Economic Development Division fi ...

Placer Water users on tap for two sprinkling days a week

  The Placer County Water Agency is poised to ramp up its recommendations for saving water in August as the California drought continues. The agency board will be asked at a ...

Placer real-estate market stays in recovery mode

Placer County and Auburn’s home-sales marketplace continues to rebound, Placer County Association of Realtors statistics for August show. Jerry Sellers, of Sellers Realty Gr ...

Auburn-area motorists get break at the gas pumps

Filling up the gas tank isn’t as painful these days for Auburn-area drivers. But no one is jumping for joy over buying gas that was as low as $3.61 a gallon at a couple of A ...

Drugs, alcohol ruled out in Auburn woman’s I-80 crash death

An Auburn woman who was seen driving erratically on Interstate 80 before a crash took her life near Newcastle Aug. 18 has been cleared by blood tests of suspicion that she was driv ...

All aboard for Placer County’s Heritage Trail tour

The doors at 18 museums around Placer County are set to creak open and welcome big crowds Aug. 7 and 8 for the third annual Heritage Trail tour. The doors will be opening wide for ...