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Placer Water GM David Breninger to retire after 23 years

A 23-year Placer County Water Agency career as general manager is coming to an end for David Breninger with a shower of accolades. Breninger announced his retirement Thursday to t ...

Placer politics' elder statesman Alex Ferreira retiring

Alex Ferreira, Placer County Water Agency director for Lincoln’s District 2 and the elder statesman of Placer politics, is stepping down from the board due to health reasons. ...

Twin-tunnel Delta plan concerns Placer water officials

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency leaders are expressing concerns about Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s newly announced Delta Plan, which call ...

Across-the-board 2 percent raise for Placer County Water workers

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency’s 180 employees – with one notable exception – are getting a 2 percent pay hike across the board. The Auburn based water supplier’s ...

New snow moving Sierra beyond shadow of a drought?

AUBURN CA - Placer County Water Agency Director Mike Lee says that the lack of rain or snow usually means board members can raise a chuckle or two when they speak before a group an ...

Placer supes poised to vote water agency director out of a seat

Mike Lee moved closer Tuesday to being voted out of office and all it will take is three votes. Constituents in the Placer County Water Agency district he has served for the past ...

Water agency directors at mercy of Placer supes in district remap

While Placer County supervisors will have final say on carving out new district boundaries as part of the redistricting process, elected officials from the Placer County Water Agen ...

Placer’s Middle Fork federal relicensing plans power forward

The Placer County Water Agency is moving into the homestretch in its lengthy process to gain a new federal license for its Middle Fork American River hydroelectric project. The Au ...