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Costco back in Auburn?

Placer County supervisors are poised to make their first move toward what could eventually lead to construction of a Costco store on county-owned land in North Auburn. The Board o ...

Auburn’s position in county government about to head east

Auburn’s redistricting shift into the sprawling eastern Placer County district represented by Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is expected to be approved Tuesday by the Board of Su ...

Placer Fish & Game panel asking supes to join Garden Bar dam opposition

Placer County’s Fish & Game Commission is adding its voice in opposition to a dam on the Bear River north of Auburn. And it wants the Board of Supervisor to oppose the project t ...

Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget

Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...

Budget workshops to fine-tune Placer County’s $720 million spending blueprint

Placer County supervisors will hunker down Thursday and Friday for a series of final decisions on a budget now hovering around $720 million. Mid-August budget workshops have been ...

Dog attack victim wants supes to toughen up regulations

A North Auburn great-grandmother whose dog died after being attacked by an off-leash pitbull is taking her case for tougher laws to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Delta W ...

Placer County paring spending next year with $720.4 million budget

With questions on the state budget still unanswered, Placer County has forged a $720.4 million spending plan of its own for the coming fiscal year that is 4.9 percent lower than th ...

Roseville supe Duran finding personal fiscal restraint hits home with voters

Rookie Placer County Supervisor Jack Duran said he’s finding the symbols of his own personal fiscal restraint program are resonating with constituents. Duran, who was sworn in th ...

Placer supes approve $3.2 million in loans to Bowman low-income apartment developer

Satisfied that tainted soil concerns will be addressed by the builder, supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a financing and land-sale plan for a much-debated, much-delayed affordab ...

Meadow Vista man airs microwave concerns to Placer supes

Meadow Vista’s Bartley Backus aired concerns about what he described during the public comment period of Tuesday’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting as harmful microwa ...

Placer County no longer to pay for permanent fillings for needy

Placer County is eliminating many of the dental services it has provided to some of its most needy residents, including free permanent fillings. With warnings that providing only ...

$5 million Bruin Ranch open-space funding wins Placer supes support

Applause greeted a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision Tuesday to back preservation of 1,773 acres of wildland north of Auburn with $5 million in funding. About 20 support ...

Placer poised to play major funding role in Bruin Ranch preservation

Placer County is poised to provide $5 million to pay for an open-space easement on 1,773 acres of wildland targeted for preservation in the Auburn Valley-Big Hill area north of Aub ...

New Roseville jail will have arraignment courtroom after all

Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a jail courtroom for arraignments at the 390-bed South Placer Adult Correctional Facility now under construction in Roseville. T ...

Supes deny North Auburn Wal-Mart/Costco appeal by opponents

Placer County supervisors gave their support today to the controversial Bohemia development, clearing the way for a court battle over a possible Costco or Wal-Mart in North Auburn. ...