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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 ...

New Placer planning panel criteria sparks Board of Supervisors clash

  The question of where one of Placer County Planning Commission’s two at large members should live has been settled – but not before supervisors supporting openi ...

More honors for Auburn’s WWII flying ace Bud Anderson

AUBURN CA - Auburn’s World War II flying ace Bud Anderson was given a hero’s welcome Tuesday at a Placer County Board of Supervisors ceremony honoring his service to country an ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Placer supes OK gates to deter Granite Bay crime

AUBURN CA - Granite Bay as a community of gated enclaves? Concerns over burglaries were cited as a major reason to allow more of them Tuesday. But nearby residents opposed to the i ...