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Placer supes’ disputed charity fund has new look, old concerns
Thursday Oct 20 2011
A $100,000 fund dispensing money to charitable causes and controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors still stands after weathering an internal challenge. Three superviso ...
Supes agree to Auburn’s redistricting shift into rural District 5
Tuesday Oct 11 2011
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
Tuesday Oct 11 2011
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
Monday Oct 10 2011
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 ...
Placer County taxpayer watchdog group set to fold after 39 years
Friday Oct 07 2011
After 39 years, the League of Placer County Taxpayers watchdog group is poised to end its ongoing battle against government waste and overspending. The non-profit organization’s ...
Redistricting boundaries leave Auburn-based supervisor Jim Holmes outside of Auburn
Tuesday Sep 13 2011
Placer County moved one step closer Tuesday to establishing new supervisorial district boundaries – with the city of Auburn making a key shift from District 3 to District 5. Unde ...
Stiff sentence sought for ex-Doolittle staffer Kevin Ring
Tuesday Aug 30 2011
Prosecutors are recommending that Kevin Ring, a former John Doolittle congressional aide who became embroiled in the Abramoff lobbying scandal, get 17 to 22 years in prison for tre ...
Placer County scuttles Lake Tahoe biomass plant effort
Wednesday Aug 10 2011
Placer County has pulled the plug on any plans to build a biomass power plant at Kings Beach on Lake Tahoe’s north shore. The plant was rejected by the Tahoe Regional Planning A ...
Lucky’s grieving owner pleads to Placer supes for tighter vicious-dog rules
Tuesday Jun 21 2011
Placer County supervisors heard the heartbreak of the tragic loss of a beloved pet from a pitbull attack. And then they were asked Tuesday by the dog’s grieving owner to do some ...
Dog attack victim wants supes to toughen up regulations
Monday Jun 20 2011
A North Auburn great-grandmother whose dog died after being attacked by an off-leash pitbull is taking her case for tougher laws to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Delta W ...
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