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Soon-to-open Meadow Vista Center explores library team-up
Thursday Jun 25 2015
Meadow Vista resident Rachel Duarte walks past the vacant Meadow Vista Community Center and recalls that the drive to open the building was taking place when she moved to the Footh ...
Reader Input: Event center zoning way off
Thursday Sep 04 2014
Zoning ordinances rightfully separate incompatible land uses (“Placer County has new rules for community centers,” Journal, Sept. 3). Because the “community cente ...
Placer County has new rules for community centers
Wednesday Sep 03 2014
Placer County is clearing the way to develop community center projects in rural areas again. But it’s also providing new rules to control use of private access roads shared ...
Placer County wrangles new rules for community centers
Friday Oct 11 2013
The fight over Placer County’s regulations for community centers continued at the Planning Division in Auburn on Thursday, as rural residents spoke out against the nuisances ...
Placer County’s community center moratorium lengthened
Wednesday May 22 2013
Any plans in Placer County for a “community center” designation to allow more events at wineries and other locations are on hold until new guidelines can be app ...
Reader Input: Supes sully legends award
Thursday May 02 2013
We were honored and humbled to receive the Wild West Stampede Legends Award on Saturday, April 27. As one of the oldest rodeos in California, its mission is preserving our western ...
Moratorium approved on Placer County community center applications
Thursday Apr 11 2013
Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to take a timeout on the ongoing community center controversy to provide staff a 45-day window to come up with clearer guidelines. ...
Placer County OKs Newcastle event center in split vote
Wednesday Mar 27 2013
The Placer County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead to a second controversial community center project within a week. On Tuesday at the board’s regular meeting, ...
NOON HOUR UPDATE: County hears another “community center” appeal; defensible space for properties; Easter Sunday activities and justice system master plan
Tuesday Mar 26 2013
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 OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans
Wednesday Mar 13 2013
Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...
Reader Input: Establish center standards first
Tuesday Mar 12 2013
Year-round private event centers in rural residential agriculture and farm lands should not be approved until standards are adopted to resolve negative impacts. Neighbors should no ...
Placer County winery’s growth plans challenged
Tuesday Mar 12 2013
The debate over the definition of what or what isn’t a “community center” is due to reach Placer County Board of Supervisors ears Tuesday. Four g ...
Reader Input: Rural residents pay price for profiteers
Sunday Mar 03 2013
Kudos to Miguel Ucovich for his well-stated letter regarding “Wineries are not community centers,” (Reader Input, Feb. 27). Currently there are several applications w ...
Reader Input: Wineries are not community centers
Wednesday Feb 27 2013
A mistake is being made when wineries are allowed to be called community centers. Winery owners are contending that their wine tasting facilities are community centers and theref ...
Reader Input: For-profit community centers deceive
Friday Feb 22 2013
Rural Placer residents: Are your neighborhoods dull and peaceful? Do you crave more noise, traffic, pollution, crowds and rowdy drunkenness in your lives? You may be in luck! As ...
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