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Placer supes confront commitment issues on costly North Auburn sewer

Placer County’s sewer solution for the North Auburn area is going Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors with no clear favorite. Supervisors Jim Holmes and Robert Weygandt – the ...

Costco, Conkey, Placer County team on Auburn site

Placer County supervisors struck a deal with a Roseville developer Tuesday that could woo and win Costco as a tenant on county-owned land in North Auburn. Jim Conkey Real Estate D ...

Costco back in Auburn?

Placer County supervisors are poised to make their first move toward what could eventually lead to construction of a Costco store on county-owned land in North Auburn. The Board o ...

North Auburn Target expansion back on track – but smaller

North Auburn’s Target store has scaled back expansion plans and is now going forward with a proposal for an 8,872-square-foot addition. Target had initially wanted to expand its ...

Grand jury report defends Cal Fire’s 49 Fire actions

With the second anniversary of the 49 Fire approaching, Cal Fire’s response to the disastrous North Auburn blaze is being defended by the Placer County grand jury. The Aug. 30, ...

Growing season heats up for farm to fork crowd

It’s been one slow growing season but nature’s bounty is starting to crop up in abundance at Placer County’s farmers markets. In a process that moves with the fickle nature ...

Lucky’s grieving owner pleads to Placer supes for tighter vicious-dog rules

Placer County supervisors heard the heartbreak of the tragic loss of a beloved pet from a pitbull attack. And then they were asked Tuesday by the dog’s grieving owner to do some ...

Highway 49 pedestrian in critical condition after collision with car

A man who California Highway Patrol investigators say apparently stepped out into the path of an oncoming car on Highway 49 remained in critical condition Friday in a Roseville hos ...

Planning panel to hear North Auburn 858-unit residential-commercial project proposal

Western Care Construction Company will be asking for several development approvals Thursday from the Placer County Planning Commission for its proposed 858-unit continuing-care com ...

Wal-Mart comes with promise of more tax revenue for Placer

While Wal-Mart lays the groundwork for a move into the Auburn marketplace, Placer County is anticipating a jump in tax revenue when it opens. Purchased last December from Bohemia ...

Appeal proceeds against Wal-Mart project

The Alliance for the Protection of the Auburn Community has made it official. It has filed its notice of appeal with the Placer County Superior Court over a judge’s decision to ...

Wal-Mart sets up Auburn website

In its first move into the Auburn marketplace after buying an 18-acre site near Luther Road and Highway 49 last December, Wal-Mart has launched a local website. Auburnwalmart.com ...

UPC-code-switching scam discovered after arrest of two Reno men

An elaborate UPC-switching scam came unraveled in the parking lot of North Auburn’s Home Depot earlier this week, leaving two Reno men facing multiple charges related to the thef ...

Placer County pair held in tri-county car-jacking, assault spree

Two Placer County men were in custody Tuesday after a three-county, three-day crime spree that the Placer County Sheriff’s Office believes started Saturday with a kidnapping and ...

Secret cockfighting alive and unwell in Placer County

The report came in as suspicious activity inside a barn on uninhabited, farm property at the southwestern tip of Placer County, including the excited crowing of what sounded like d ...