placer county

Placer supes wade through still-murky budget waters

AUBURN CA - A balanced $790.1 million spending plan was presented to the Placer County Board of Supervisors at a budget workshop on Thursday. But a cautiously optimistic staff pres ...

Craigslist scam being tied to Meadow Vista man widening

AUBURN CA - The extent of a Meadow Vista man?s alleged Craigslist time-share scam is widening, Placer County Sheriff?s investigators say. William Lordier was arrested on fraud cha ...

Placer County realignment balancing public safety, rehab

AUBURN CA - With $6.2 million in funding this coming year to help implement Assembly Bill 109 justice system ?realignment,? Placer County supervisors were told Tuesday that a balan ...

Placer County chooses new CEO

AUBURN CA - Placer County has a new CEO after a five-month search. David Boesch, who most recently served as county manager in San Mateo County, was chosen Tuesday by the Board of ...

Placer supes asked to support film incentives

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors will be asked Tuesday to approve a letter to state Senate leaders expressing support for extension of film tax credits. The county would be a ...

State money woes cloud Placer County spending plan

AUBURN CA - Placer County is poised to take another budget blow but the state of California?s own financial uncertainties are leaving the question an open one on how low spending w ...

Placer Supe Holmes lodges fire fee protest with state Fire Board

AUBURN CA - Citing Placer County concerns, Supervisor Jim Holmes has testified against the Cal Fire fee at a State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection hearing. State lawmakers a ...

Placer County job picture brightens, state statistics show

AUBURN CA - Placer County?s unemployment rate reversed an upward trend by dropping in April to 9.6 percent, state figures show. The county?s unemployment rate, as estimated by the ...

Downtown Auburn Welcome Center opens, then closes

Downtown Auburn Welcome Center opens, then closes Fire safety requirements still need to be completed A move by the California Welcome Center and Placer County Visitors Center ...

Placer library checking out new ways to balance books

AUBURN CA - More self-check-out machines, greater reliance on volunteers and a closer look at potential grants are some of the ways Placer County library is attempting to trim an e ...

Placer County auditor-controller announces retirement

AUBURN CA - A standing ovation and a laudatory resolution came with words of praise Tuesday for Placer County Auditor-Controller Kathy Martinis, who has announced her retirement af ...

Placer County CEO selection moves closer

AUBURN CA - The search for a new Placer County CEO is down to a shortlist of less than a dozen candidates. The county’s top managerial post has been vacant since February, after ...

Placer County, Bell Garden Apartments tenant attorneys still talking

AUBURN CA - Talks are continuing between Placer County and legal-aid attorneys for low-income Bell Garden Apartments residents in North Auburn and Placer County. The Placer County ...

Placer County golf tournaments

GOP Tournament The Grand Old Party of Placer County is sponsoring its annual Chairman’s Cup/GOP Golf Tournament to be held May 4. The Morgan Creek Golf and Country Club is the lo ...

Supes OK Placer Vineyards plan revision

AUBURN CA - Faced with a new financial paradigm since the housing bubble burst, the once-buoyant Placer Vineyards project gained concessions Tuesday from Placer County that allow t ...