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Ophir’s landmark plaque back in place after theft

The plaque stolen from Ophir’s historic monument two years ago has been replaced with a new one. And it took two ceremonies to do it. The initial plaque arrived from the fo ...

Ophir fights back after being victimized by plaque-theft plague

Ophir residents with an eye on preserving a vein of rich Gold Rush history in their rural Placer County community are organizing a drive to replace a cherished marker that was stol ...

Placer Water bids adieu to departing directors Ben Mavy, Lowell Jarvis

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday thanked two directors who are leaving elected office after 20 years of combined public service. District 3 Director Lowell ...

Placer County Water Agency 2 percent pay hike first since 2009

AUBURN CA - A 2 percent raise will be increasing the Placer County Water Agency payout to workers for salaries by $329,000 this year. While one board member is saying the pay rais ...

Gaines pledges firm stance on taxes at Auburn meeting

State. Sen. Ted Gaines told a town-hall meeting audience Wednesday in Auburn that he’s willing to work across the legislative aisle with Democrats. But when it comes to raising ...

Jarvis picked to lead water agency board

Lowell Jarvis, who has represented the Auburn area on the Placer County Water Agency board, will take his turn as chairman in 2011. In line for the post after serving as vice-chai ...

Water agency holds 2011 rates at 2010 levels

The Placer County Water Agency is keeping water rates at current levels for 2011 while holding the line on its own spending. Financial Services Director Joseph Parker described a ...