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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 ...

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 ...