Board of Supervisors

New inmate telephone services contract could generate $285,000

A new inmate telephone services contract approved by the Placer County Board of Supervisors this week will generate an estimated $285,000 each year. The funds generated through the ...

Placer’s mPower green-loan program to again help homeowners?

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program could soon be helping homeowners again. Put on hold in mid-2010 while the mPower commercial component was allowed to continue, the ...

Placer has room for single-room-occupancy housing projects

Placer County supervisors moved ahead with plans Tuesday intended to provide more opportunities to develop single-room-occupancy housing for the homeless. The board approved amend ...

Placer eyes allowing single-room housing projects for needy

Considered as a way to help house the homeless, provide work-force housing and give the opportunity to provide four walls and a roof to some of Placer County’s neediest resid ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Medical clinic for the homeless; Mother’s Day dining and the Board of Supervisors meet

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Placer supes to consider $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

  Local control - over both future sewer rates and treated water - are part of the package of arguments opponents are bringing to current discussions on the regional sewer is ...

North Auburn sewer-fee increase fight brewing

With a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn set to go to a vote by the Placer County supervisors on Tuesday, opponents are organizing for a possible challenge. The ch ...

Placer County supes OK key Hidden Falls trail connection

Key pieces of the puzzle in a long-range vision for a non-motorized trail system located on wildland and ranch property in the foothills northwest of Auburn are now in place. The ...

Reader input: Sewer plan is too expensive

The facts on local or regional sewer system The proposed sewer user fee is $95.78 per month for regional service, depending on cost of the project, which is probably going to exc ...

Reader input: Accountability looms large in sewer rates

When our elected officials in Washington spend our tax dollars irresponsibly, we criticize them. Our supervisors have decided to get involved with the most expensive option with re ...