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Placer County counts its heroes

The ranks of Placer County residents who have now received commemorative “hero” coins are now up to 70 after Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Two of the honorees – l ...

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 ...

State prisoner shift starts in Placer County under funding cloud

Starting this week, Placer County will assume responsibility for about 30 new offenders a month as the state shifts more of the burden for nonviolent and non-serious crimes from st ...

Former owners question pig killings at Placer County’s Hidden Falls park

The sound of gunshots has been a constant, unsettling part of mornings for rural Placer County couple Gayle and Brad Spears since early this year. Gayle Spears hears the far-off ...

DA amends charges in Placer County employee embezzlement case

Prosecutors have refiled charges in an embezzlement case involving allegations against a Placer County employee. Robert Louis Ott Sr. 62, a transportation supervisor with Placer C ...

Placer County mulls unpredictable Middle Fork money options

Placer County’s Middle Fork money is still question mark. But the question of where the profits should flow continues to be studied. Overall revenue predictions are a movin ...

$175,000 manager salary cap? Placer County supes taking a look

A $175,000 yearly salary cap for Placer County managers? It’s an option the Placer County Board of Supervisors wants to consider as it deals with deteriorating revenues and a sh ...

Redevelopment, prison questions cloud Placer County budget future

State budget wrangles and a U.S. Supreme Court decision are creating plenty of financial wrinkles to iron out at the local level, Placer County supervisors were told Tuesday. Both ...

Insurers make Galleria fire claims against Roseville, Placer

Insurance carriers for businesses suffering losses from the Oct. 21 Westfield Galleria fire are now moving millions of dollars in claims forward against Placer County and consideri ...

Placer County regional wastewater decision will have to wait

Placer County supervisors want more answers on a $92 million regional wastewater solution that would pipe sewage from Auburn and North Auburn to Lincoln. The city of Lincoln provi ...