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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 ...