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Stalled 142-room Auburn hotel could get $2.5 million in fed funds

Stalled plans to build a 142-room, upscale Marriott inn in Bowman could get a $2.5 million jumpstart from federal funds. Under a proposal that Placer County is taking to the state ...

Placer Hills fire receives $400,000 grant

Placer Hills Fire is a little more than $400,000 the better thanks to a state grant. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $416 ...

Union Pacific grant puts kids in touch with nature

A $5,000 grant from Union Pacific to the Lincoln-based Wildlife Heritage Foundation means more area school children will get an up-close look at nature. The grant was provided by ...

Placer cold-case closures are goal of new DNA team

DNA could provide the missing link in cracking some of the 40 unsolved homicide cases in Placer County. A $500,000 National Institute of Justice grant will give law enforcement th ...

Placer County strategy to nurture business

Placer County is putting a long-term lens on nurturing business and industry. The Office of Economic Development has received a $35,000 grant from the state Housing and Community ...

Pumped up

Physical education isn't what it used to be at E.V. Cain Middle School. Sure, students are still running laps and giving a variety of team sports a try, but, thanks to a $30,000 ...