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Brian Jagger sentencing delayed again

AUBURN CA - A former Placer County election campaign aide’s sentencing on a wire-fraud charge related to missing election funds has been pushed back to April 30. Brian Jagger, 3 ...

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 ...

I-80, Hwy. 65 bottlenecks are focus of Placer transportation planners

AUBURN CA - With the cost rising to unplug new and future bottlenecks in the vicinity of Roseville’s busy Galleria shopping center, Placer County Transportation Planning Agency b ...

Embezzlement sentencing delayed again for Placer campaign aide

AUBURN CA - Workload demands in U.S. District Court have pushed a former Placer County campaign aide’s sentencing on a wire-fraud charge related to missing election funds back to ...

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 ...

Embezzlement sentencing delay for Placer campaign aide

A U.S. District Court judge granted a request Monday for a delay in sentencing ex-campaign aide Brian Jagger on a wire-fraud charge. Jagger pleaded guilty in July to the single wir ...

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 ...

Media Life: Idiot’s guide to Auburn, Placer terminology

Media Life would be remiss without mentioning the departure of the Auburn Journal’s longtime newsroom leader and guiding force,Deric Rothe. Rothe stepped down this month after 1 ...

Placer campaign aide’s embezzlement scheme bilked three candidates of $24K

Brian Jagger juggled work on three Placer County political campaigns last year but, unknown to the candidates, he was fleecing all three for a total of more than $24,000. An overv ...

Placer supes poised to vote water agency director out of a seat

Mike Lee moved closer Tuesday to being voted out of office and all it will take is three votes. Constituents in the Placer County Water Agency district he has served for the past ...

Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits

Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...

Supes OK North Auburn’s 858-unit Timberline development

Placer County supervisors gave their support Tuesday to an 858-unit residential development in North Auburn that neighbors protested will be too big in scope for the area. Initial ...

Talks moving forward on arena with Placer County, Auburn voices

Placer County members of a regional task force looking into financing for a new home arena in Sacramento for that city’s Kings basketball team are far from drinking the royal pur ...

Placer supes remove Montgomery from Lake Tahoe board

Four Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to remove fellow supervisor Jennifer Montgomery from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency governing board. But Montgomery – bolstered ...

$5 million Bruin Ranch open-space funding wins Placer supes support

Applause greeted a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision Tuesday to back preservation of 1,773 acres of wildland north of Auburn with $5 million in funding. About 20 support ...