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Placer County supes OK first Williamson Act ag land cancellation

In a first for Placer County, owners of an agricultural parcel in Granite Bay have won Placer County Board of Supervisors approval for early cancelation of a Williamson Act contrac ...

New Placer County panhandling, alcohol rules on track

Placer County could soon have new rules in place to curb aggressive panhandlers, open-container drinking and people relieving themselves in public. With Supervisor Jennifer Montgo ...

Placer supes give Costco second chance at North Auburn site

Placer County is giving Costco a second opportunity at a North Auburn site. Costco was moving forward with a proposal that would have seen construction of a 155,000 square-foot st ...

Supes approve North Auburn homeless shelter funding

With plans to keep its homeless shelter open through at least March 31 in North Auburn, local non-profit organization Right Hand Auburn is now on the receiving end of a cash infusi ...

2-1-1 service for Placer County moves closer to reality

Placer County is taking a long-anticipated forward step toward providing 2-1-1 service – and continuing to look for financial support from cities to make it a reality. The B ...

Placer County could prohibit homeless DeWitt Center lawn camping

Targeting the growing number of people using its lawn as a homeless encampment, Placer County is moving to prohibit overnight, outdoor sleeping at its North Auburn government cente ...

Placer County sheriff honored for 40-plus years – and counting

Ed Bonner’s more than four decades as a Placer County peace officer – including the past 21 as sheriff – were recognized Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Bon ...

Warwick University moving forward on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, west of Roseville. Plans announced Thursday by the school call for ...

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 ...

Sacramento tech non-profit names Placer County supe Kirk Uhler as new CEO

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler will be dividing his time between Sacramento’s Capitol Mall and Auburn’s Domes as he moves into a new job as CEO of the Sacramento R ...

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

Placer County has new rules for community centers

Placer County is clearing the way to develop community center projects in rural areas again. But it’s also providing new rules to control use of private access roads shared ...

Placer County supes salary increase bid to be on Nov. 4 ballot

Placer County voters will decide Nov. 4 whether to raise Board of Supervisor compensation. The five supervisors – Jennifer Montgomery, Jack Duran, Robert Weygandt, Kirk Uhle ...

North Auburn animal shelter has $1.3 million construction management cost

  Placer County supervisors agreed Tuesday to hire a Sacramento construction management firm for $1.3 million to assist staff with overseeing completion of a new $21.6-millio ...