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Placer library checking out new ways to balance books

AUBURN CA - More self-check-out machines, greater reliance on volunteers and a closer look at potential grants are some of the ways Placer County library is attempting to trim an e ...

North Auburn-to-Lincoln regional sewer wins key Placer supes support

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a regional sewer pipeline to Lincoln from North Auburn that the county estimates will cost $73 million. That figure c ...

Five-candidate field for Placer supes 5th District

AUBURN CA - It’s a five-candidate field for the Placer County Board of Supervisors eastern District 5 seat now held by Jennifer Montgomery. Montgomery will be challenged by thre ...

Placer supes to act on COPS grant deputy hiring

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors will be asked Tuesday to move ahead on a federal Community Oriented Policing Services hiring grant to put new deputies to work tackling illega ...

Holbrook rules out bid to unseat Placer County Supervisor Holmes

AUBURN CA - Auburn Recreation District board member Scott Holbrook has decided against a run to unseat Placer County Supervisor Jim Holmes in the 3rd District election June 5. But ...

Placer County primary election off and running toward June 5

Little-known new names are cropping up early in Placer County as the countdown starts on the June 5 primary and Nov. 6 presidential election. Signature-in-lieu petition collection ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Fiber-optic link to Colfax signals faster internet, telephone and TV services

AUBURN CALIF - Colfax residents and businesses are targeted for new high-speed data services early next year, with installation of a new fiber-optic network by Wave Broadband. The ...

New fire tax question could land on North Auburn voters’ ballots

AUBURN CA - Placer County is moving forward with a possible June 5 vote in North Auburn and Ophir on raising $570,000 annually through higher taxes to maintain current fire protect ...

Costco, Conkey, Placer County team on Auburn site

Placer County supervisors struck a deal with a Roseville developer Tuesday that could woo and win Costco as a tenant on county-owned land in North Auburn. Jim Conkey Real Estate D ...

Costco back in Auburn?

Placer County supervisors are poised to make their first move toward what could eventually lead to construction of a Costco store on county-owned land in North Auburn. The Board o ...

Uhler on filing fence no longer. He’s running for Placer supe

Already building up his campaign war chest, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler said he expects to run for re-election in 2012. Uhler, whose Granite Bay district expanded farther i ...

Supes agree to Auburn’s redistricting shift into rural District 5

Placer County supervisors set new borders for their five districts Tuesday, with the most notable change being the complete shift of the whole of the city of Auburn into District 5 ...

Slush or aid to worthy causes? Placer supes split on $100,000 fund

Placer County supervisors disagreed Tuesday on how best to oversee a controversial $100,000 fund they control that uses taxpayer dollars for charitable causes. Donations from the ...

Auburn’s position in county government about to head east

Auburn’s redistricting shift into the sprawling eastern Placer County district represented by Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is expected to be approved Tuesday by the Board of Su ...