ordinance

Reader input: Ordinance would weaken protections

We believe that the Auburn Journal and others in the media are doing a disservice to the residents of Auburn by continuing to refer to the ordinance that is being debated by the Ci ...

Placer County exploring new rules for ‘boutique’ wineries

New proposed rules are attempting to balance Placer County desires to help develop a viable winemaking industry and concerns of neighbors over the intrusion of noise, traffic and o ...

Clutter or business boon? Placer County easing sign restrictions to boost economy

With a goal of helping businesses boost their bottom lines, Placer County supervisors approved Tuesday a temporary easing of rules governing A-frames and other portable signs. Whi ...

Reader input: Strengthen state leash laws

In 2011, my wife Delta was walking our 6-pound toy poodle, “Lucky,” on a leash on the sidewalk across the street from our home in North Auburn. In a nearby park (not a ...

Roseville council holds off on pot ban

Roseville patients who use medical marijuana will have to wait a little longer to find out if they will be allowed to continue growing their weed outdoors. The Roseville City Coun ...

Ordinance would require rabies shots, reporting

Auburn veterinarians may have to report dog rabies vaccinations in the future. Police Chief Valerie Harris gave the first reading at Monday night’s City Council meeting of a pot ...

Fire chiefs like Placer County weed-cleanup concept, want more details

Rural Placer County fire chiefs are giving qualified support to expansion of a hazardous vegetation abatement program to western slope communities. Chief Tony Corado of the South ...

Placer County clout could soon ease 49 Fire-area neighbors’ tall grass fears

Supervisor Jim Holmes says he’s hearing it from people in and around the 49 Fire site in North Auburn about the tall grass that’s growing back on many lots. And in an effort t ...

Placer County gets cracking on new chicken-raising rules for homeowners

A new urban chicken movement is all about the eggs. But Placer County is embarking on an effort to put revised chicken-raising rules in place that are more about dogs, fee structur ...

Placer County vintners uncork frustration over bottled-up wine ordinance

Legal questions are delaying a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on a new winery ordinance – and vintners are upset. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold off ...