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North Auburn homeless shelter opens

A homeless shelter for North Auburn became a reality Monday. Some were calling it a miracle. With a blessing of the former Placer County minimum security jail barracks as a new s ...

Apartments dumped in favor of house plan in Penryn

A 150-apartment proposal that raised the hackles of neighbors in Penryn and Loomis – and then couldn’t find funding – was given a quick burial by the Board of Sup ...

Loomis, Meadow Vista library future remains uncertain

Placer County supervisors are willing to look at new ideas for keeping Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries open. But board members stopped short Tuesday – despite a steady str ...

Nevada County opts to depart from Auburn based SEDCorp

As of July 1, Nevada County will end a 46-year relationship with a multi-county economic development group based in Auburn. SEDCorp funding was politely dropped by the Nevada Coun ...

Placer delays vote on Meadow Vista, Loomis library closings

The vote to shut them down them may still come, but Placer County is taking some more time on the possible closure of Meadow Vista and Loomis libraries in the face of budget concer ...

Loomis I-80 overpass ready to reach new heights

Four up and five to go. That’s the status of Caltrans’ Raise 80 work project as it moves into the spring construction season. Liza Whitmore, Caltrans District 3 spoke ...

Reader Input: Montgomery deserves praise

I’d like to offer my congratulations to Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery who was recently nominated to the National Women in Government Leadership Program. She is ...

Auburn may get innovative Tahoe water quality link

Downtown Auburn’s tourist stop has Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery’s support as one of three locations for an innovative interactive display highlighting up-to-the-minut ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Consider shelter needs of east

Subject: Possible closure of Eastern Placer County Animal Shelter To: Placer County Board of Supervisors I’m writing to request your attention on the possible closure of ...

Meddlers Report – Dec. 9

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Another View: Efforts continue to seek solution for DeWitt Theater

As county supervisors, we often find ourselves in the unenviable position of balancing the needs of the many, against the needs of the few.  After hearing about the proposed C ...

What’s the best gift anyone ever gave you?

Let’s take a break for a few minutes and not talk about ebola, the elections, ISIS, the Mideast, climate change or anything else newsy. The days are growing shorter, the ni ...

Supes: No plans for Roseville’s Placer County Fair to “go dark”

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes distanced themselves Tuesday from an earlier interest in looking at a Placer County Fair move to Auburn but the fair&rs ...