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Q&A: Placer County CEO David Boesch answers questions on his new role

AUBURN CA - David Boesch has taken the helm this month at Placer County as the new CEO. Boesch most recently served as county manager in San Mateo County, and was chosen after a f ...

Who pays for oak cutdown?

Why were a bunch of oaks cut down on Horseshoe Bar Road in a very straight stretch of the road, across from Tudsbury Road? Why did the county go to the expense of cutting down oaks ...

Make county stop killing the pigs!

The sun is rising. All of the wildlife is already foraging for breakfast. Wild turkeys are pecking in the yard for seeds, hummingbirds are swarming to their feeders and an occasion ...

Matching their skills on the gridiron

Rick Padilla didn’t need to be talked into a football game pitting Placer County law enforcement against their Nevada County counterparts. More than 40 Placer law men jumped at t ...

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 ...

Bears roar from hibernation

When Josh Bradley’s ex-girlfriend got pregnant in 2001, the Roseville High grad had to sacrifice playing football at Sierra College to enter the tile business fulltime. Unwilling ...

Car fire off Luther Road

An Oldsmobile Regency vehicle burst into flames Monday morning just after 11 a.m. off Luther Road near Fisher Driver. Both the owner of the car and the owner of the home which it w ...

George Yamasaki, 105, left his mark on the landscape of Auburn, Placer County

Looking over a lifetime that spanned 105 years, George Yamasaki’s last days were spent at his hillside Auburn home overlooking the Sacramento Valley surrounded by loving family a ...

How many birds? Auburn area joins in nationwide Great Backyard Bird Count

Auburnites were taking a census of a different kind over the past four days. The Sierra Foothills chapter of the Audubon Society estimates that more than 300 species of birds floc ...

Supes dealing with solar help, medical pot dispensary ban, new district aid pacts

Help is moving closer from Placer County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office for homeowners searching for a loan to pay for a greener home. County Treasurer Jenine Windeshausen ...