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Placer supes back Royal Gorge purchase plan with $300,000

Placer County is pledging $300,000 to a Truckee Donner Land Trust purchase of the 2,891-acre Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort property near Soda Springs. But it wants to ensure ...

More honors for Auburn’s WWII flying ace Bud Anderson

AUBURN CA - Auburn’s World War II flying ace Bud Anderson was given a hero’s welcome Tuesday at a Placer County Board of Supervisors ceremony honoring his service to country an ...

Placer supes to honor Auburn's WWII flying ace Bud Anderson

World War II fighter pilot Bud Anderson is targeted for a new honor at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. An Auburn resident who grew up in Newcastle, Anderson gained fame i ...

Placer supes OK gates to deter Granite Bay crime

AUBURN CA - Granite Bay as a community of gated enclaves? Concerns over burglaries were cited as a major reason to allow more of them Tuesday. But nearby residents opposed to the i ...

New Placer County CEO set to take the helm this week

AUBURN CA - The first regular meeting with new Placer County Executive Officer David Boesch highlights a full agenda Tuesday for the Board of Supervisors. Boesch was hired last Mo ...

Donors turn off funding tap in advance of Placer County supes election

AUBURN CA - Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday in three Placer County Board of Supervisors races. But Election Day in Placer County for a $30,000-a-year post that provides ...

Supervisor's efforts obviously for show

Welcome aboard, Ms. (Jennifer) Montgomery. Where were you when the board of supervisors approved this ill-advised site use and welcomed into our community a presence we had once su ...

Keep Holmes working for us

Despite the recent economic difficulties, Placer County is in relatively good fiscal shape, largely because of the efforts of the current board of supervisors. Jim Holmes has ably ...

Placer library checking out new ways to balance books

AUBURN CA - More self-check-out machines, greater reliance on volunteers and a closer look at potential grants are some of the ways Placer County library is attempting to trim an e ...

Placer supes in regional sewer standoff

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on regional sewer treatment is still at least a meeting away. On Tuesday, Supervisor Robert Weygandt failed in an attempt ...

Supes OK Placer Vineyards plan revision

AUBURN CA - Faced with a new financial paradigm since the housing bubble burst, the once-buoyant Placer Vineyards project gained concessions Tuesday from Placer County that allow t ...

County government can’t cut its own

This is the problem with government at all levels. They just don’t have it in them to cut pay for their brethren — “Placer County provides new salary figures,” (Journal, Ja ...

Placer County counts its heroes

The ranks of Placer County residents who have now received commemorative “hero” coins are now up to 70 after Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Two of the honorees – l ...

Rent-hike concerns hit Newcastle mobilehome park as sale nears

The prospective new owners of Newcastle’s Castle City Mobile Home Park attempted Tuesday to calm concerns by some of its 200 tenants over the possibility of rent spikes after it ...

Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River

Placer County supervisors have added their clout to opposition against a possible Garden Bar dam in the Bear River canyon north of Auburn. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to s ...