PLACER COUNTY

Flu season spurs Placer County vaccination drive

AUBURN CA - Placer County is back into flu season and means it’s also time for a flu shot, health officials are advising. “Everyone who is at least six months of age should get ...

Placer County’s $730-million spending plan closer to reality

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to adopting a budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year. The Board of Supervisors also made one of its smaller expenditur ...

Placer schools’ prevention programs march on despite tough economy

Despite funding cuts in recent years, drug, alcohol and tobacco prevention and mental health programs are still going strong in Placer County school districts. And that's good ...

Placer County jobless rate rises again to 10.5 percent

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s unemployment crept upward again for a second consecutive month, rising to 10.5 percent, according to state Employment Development Department figures. ...