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Placer to curb homeless camping on county land

Placer County is moving toward an Aug. 5 start date to move the homeless and their possessions off a high-profile camp set up on its own lawn in North Auburn. Facing a flurry of c ...

Reader Input: City’s inept actions hurt community

What is to be the future of DeWitt? Placer County is reviewing that question now. It is a valuable asset and resource that should be fully utilized to benefit the taxpayers of the ...

Homeless study: Gathering Inn needs “major changes”

Many of The Gathering Inn’s ways of helping the homeless need to be overhauled, a new report states. The report, by a San Antonio, Texas consulting firm, states that the Ros ...

Placer County sheriff honored for 40-plus years – and counting

Ed Bonner’s more than four decades as a Placer County peace officer – including the past 21 as sheriff – were recognized Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Bon ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Special meeting to air North Auburn homeless shelter request

Placer County supervisors will consider the pros and cons of an emergency winter homeless shelter at a special meeting slated for Jan. 22 in Auburn. The meeting is in response to ...

Detective’s sacrifice honored by Placer County supes

Emotions ran high Tuesday as the widow of sheriff’s Detective Mike Davis Jr. received a commemorative coin award from the Placer County Board of Supervisors to honor his sacr ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Report details pros, cons of Placer County justice system

Placer County supervisors were told Tuesday that the justice system is already working on a blueprint for changes in the wake of Assembly Bill 109. The blueprint is being sparked ...