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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 ...

New Placer planning panel criteria sparks Board of Supervisors clash

  The question of where one of Placer County Planning Commission’s two at large members should live has been settled – but not before supervisors supporting openi ...

Placer supes move on new $23.6 million North Auburn animal shelter

    A new Placer County Animal Shelter in North Auburn priced at an estimated $23.6 million moved a step closer Tuesday. The Placer County Board of Supervisors approve ...