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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 ...

Placer hires $199,000-a-year interim director to shut down redevelopment agency

AUBURN CA - The clock is ticking on Placer County’s redevelopment agency. A major player in North Auburn and Tahoe to help finance infrastructure and beautification improvements ...

Auburn Recreation District director mulling a District 3 Placer County supes challenge

AUBURN CA - New Placer County Board of Supervisors boundaries could result in a challenge for incumbent District 3 representative Jim Holmes. North Auburn resident Scott Holbrook, ...

Placer County’s Operation: MOM closes after eight years of aiding troops

AUBURN CA - Thousands of “care” packages have been sent to troops serving overseas worldwide and just as many hearts have been warmed. But a void in leadership that won’t be ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Placer County CEO Tom Miller to retire in early 2012

AUBURN CA - Placer County Executive Officer Tom Miller announced Tuesday that he plans to retire early next year. The county CEO for six years, Miller’s retirement plans were re ...