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Plug pulled on Placer County’s green loans program but red ink still flows

The future’s not so bright for a Placer County loan program set up to help finance greener homes. Not only has the Federal Housing Finance Agency put the fledgling mPower progra ...

New Placer County Recovery Act program offers hope for homebuyers

North Auburn, Bowman and Foresthill are among the areas Placer County is targeting in a new program to reduce the number of vacant, bank-owned houses and help low- or moderate-inco ...

Supes dealing with solar help, medical pot dispensary ban, new district aid pacts

Help is moving closer from Placer County’s Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office for homeowners searching for a loan to pay for a greener home. County Treasurer Jenine Windeshausen ...

State budget loans: Water districts feeling the bite

Editor's note: Solving the $24 billion state budget deficit meant cuts to local programs. In this series, the Journal looks at how they may affect you. The Nevada Irrigation Dist ...

Auburn Toyota earns Ambassador award

In an era when plenty of talk is devoted to a lack of financing for those wishing to buy a car, Magnussen’s Auburn Toyota’s latest award says it can be done. Recently, the ne ...

Placer County wilderness preservation efforts impacted by economic hardships

Economic hardships for donors and a state fiscal crisis are creating uncertain times for groups trying to conserve and protect Sierra Nevada lands. A poll by the Truckee-based Sie ...