Juvenile Detention Center

County’s juvenile hall more empty than full

  Placer County’s Juvenile Detention Center in North Auburn averages 30 youthful inmates a day in a facility that can hold 78.   But in a corrections sy ...

Our View: Cyber taunting nothing to LOL about

The common saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” isn’t so true anymore. Before computers and social networking were commonplace, heari ...

Placer solar assessment reaches appeals panel agenda Monday

Placer County’s Assessment Appeals Board will review the issue Monday of whether an array of 2,424 privately owned solar panels on county-owned land in North Auburn can be taxed ...

Group puts supervisor in hot seat over solar ties

Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s status as employee of a solar-power business that has contracted with Placer County is getting some close scrutiny from a Granite Bay group threatening to ...