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Placer supes bestow hero medals on 6

“Cookie Guy” Steven Lease stepped up Tuesday to receive a “Hero” commemorative coin for service to Placer County. And true to form, he brought a batch of h ...

England’s Warwick University wooed for South Placer campus site

A Sacramento business group is footing the airfare for a flight to England by Placer County and city of Roseville officials that could help steer that nation’s Warwick Univer ...

Placer supes approve Auburn Folsom Road widening contract

The Placer County Board of Supervisors have awarded a $5.6 million construction contract for the final phase of the Auburn Folsom Road widening project. Funding includes countywid ...

Six-figure blunder on boilers at South Placer jail to cost county

  Placer County supervisors moved Tuesday to remove $160,000 worth of boilers at the South Placer Correctional Facility’s kitchen that would have meant hiring five new ...

Placer County refocuses on regional university plan

A joint powers authority could bind Placer County and the city of Roseville to a shared vision of establishing a regional university. Plans for a west Placer County campus lost mo ...

Placer’s mPower green-loan program to again help homeowners?

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program could soon be helping homeowners again. Put on hold in mid-2010 while the mPower commercial component was allowed to continue, the ...

Placer County’s 2013-14 proposed budget OK’d

A healthier economy is making a big difference in Placer County’s budget planning. The sense of relief was palpable Tuesday as the Placer County Board of Supervisors approve ...

Foster youth service comes out on top in Placer County contract wrangle

  Placer County supervisors have sent a strong message to staff that they don’t want contracts terminated without justifiable cause. On Tuesday, the Board of Superviso ...

Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

Sewer users in the North Auburn area will be paying another $13.78 a month starting in July, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The decision followed a sometimes-stormy, t ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...