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Speed bumps emerge in Costco contract for North Auburn store

Four of five Placer County supervisors gave their OK to proposed key business and financial terms for an option to lease 16 acres of property in North Auburn that Costco Wholesale ...

Lincoln area’s longtime Placer County supervisor challenged

The Lincoln area’s longtime Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt is being challenged for the seat he has held for 19 years, while a potential opponent for Roseville Super ...

Supes tweak Placer’s guidelines for transitional homeless housing

  Placer County supervisors have agreed to language revisions to ensure that changes made three years ago under state Senate Bill 2 on transitional and supportive housing con ...

Vision clash in Placer, private school’s Kings Beach shoreline plans

A private school’s vision for prime Tahoe lakefront property in the heart of Kings Beach is bumping up against Placer County’s community plan update. The clash of visi ...

Game on for 2014 Placer County election hopefuls

Candidates – and the Placer County Clerk-Recorder’s Office – are already gearing up for the June 3 primary election. The most public indicator is activity at the ...

Potential future Auburn regional sewer capacity OK’d

  Auburn has reserved future space on the soon-to-be-built regional wastewater link between North Auburn and Lincoln’s sewage treatment plant. The Auburn City Council ...

Placer supes like 2-1-1 service but have questions

Placer supervisors are showing support for a 2-1-1 information-hotline service in the county, but are still seeking more answers on how it would be established and where. The Boar ...

Six-figure blunder on boilers at South Placer jail to cost county

  Placer County supervisors moved Tuesday to remove $160,000 worth of boilers at the South Placer Correctional Facility’s kitchen that would have meant hiring five new ...

Placer County election activity beginning to heat up for 2014

  With an uncommon lull in campaigning this summer, Placer County’s elections division is preparing for the political heat to rise considerably in 2014. County Clerk J ...

Placer County refocuses on regional university plan

A joint powers authority could bind Placer County and the city of Roseville to a shared vision of establishing a regional university. Plans for a west Placer County campus lost mo ...

Foster youth service comes out on top in Placer County contract wrangle

  Placer County supervisors have sent a strong message to staff that they don’t want contracts terminated without justifiable cause. On Tuesday, the Board of Superviso ...

Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

Sewer users in the North Auburn area will be paying another $13.78 a month starting in July, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The decision followed a sometimes-stormy, t ...

Land swap “win-win” for Placer County, school district

  The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved an exchange of West Roseville properties projected to benefit both the county and the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School ...

Moratorium approved on Placer County community center applications

  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. ...

Auburn out for now on Placer, Lincoln regional sewer

  Time and money concerns resulted in a decision Tuesday by the Placer County supervisors to take its $7 million offer off the table and proceed without Auburn on a regional ...