Christine Turner

New Placer planning panel criteria sparks Board of Supervisors clash

  The question of where one of Placer County Planning Commission’s two at large members should live has been settled – but not before supervisors supporting openi ...

Placer Land Trust presents conservator award to Christine Turner

Retired Placer County Agricultural Commissioner Christine Turner was honored by Placer Land Trust with the prestigious Placer Conservator Award Nov. 12 in Newcastle. Placer Land T ...

People in business: County names new ag commissioner

The Placer County Board of Supervisors has named Joshua “Josh” P. Huntsinger as the new Placer County agricultural commissioner and sealer of weights and measures. He will be ...

Councilman trip concerned local topics

A recent meeting in Washington, D.C. included talks of Auburn issues. Councilman Mike Holmes said Wednesday he had several reasons for making the trip. “There were two reasons, ...

Fair market value? Water district invokes eminent domain

Robert Hane and his Christmas tree farm got an unwelcome gift Wednesday from the Nevada Irrigation District The water agency board voted 4-1 in favor of eminent domain to build a ...

Turkeys peck out their territory

What do you do if the turkey doesn’t want to cross the road and refuses to get out of your way? It’s a quirky conundrum that motorists at the intersection of Auburn Ravine and ...

Bobcat spotted near DeWitt Center

A Placer County employee likely spotted a bobcat in the area of the DeWitt Center Friday morning. Wildlife specialists were dispatched to an area of undeveloped land around the co ...

Two 4-H members honored with Hulbert Award

The recipients for the 2009 Hulbert Award for outstanding male and female members in Placer County 4-H were awarded to Jill Wippermann and Mark Doerner. Doerner, 18, has been in 4 ...