december

Warm weather confusing to crops

A little warm weather is all it takes to trick plants into an early bloom. The spring-like weather of late – sans rain – is doing just that and leaving growers wonderin ...

Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip

Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...

Wild, wet weekend: It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter

It’s official. Today’s the first day of winter. But it’s only a number on the calendar after the winter storm-door opened early and wide on Auburn and the rest of California ...

Placer County issues cold advisory, tips

With the National Weather Service predicting colder temperatures through Wednesday night, Placer County has issued a reminder to be prepared. “Residents and visitors need to ...