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Placer Community Foundation honors founding chairman

A plaque and tree at the Auburn School Park Preserve serve as a memorial for the founding member of the Placer Community Foundation. The dedication made in memory of Janice Forbes ...

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 ...

Senior populations to skyrocket in coming years

When Eldon Luce reviews the population projections for Placer County, he is concerned about what he sees and what it could mean for one increasingly vulnerable group. For older ad ...

Another View: Usher column angers attorney

Re: “Proposition 47 may save money, but at what cost?” Another View, Nov. 9. As a practicing criminal defense attorney in Placer County, I was saddened and angered to ...

Reader Input: Step up and restore house

The next time a murderer comes to town and wants to hide out in your house, you tell him to move on because you can’t afford what the police will do to your house. The (Pla ...

Reader Input: What will we leave for future?

I think I have had it with the whole political process. The constant barrage of TV ads ... most are misleading and some outright lies. I know Placer County is a heavy Republican ...

Big name sets up shop in Auburn

From the outside of the new Select Nutrition location in Auburn, it’s difficult to tell that you are standing in front of a state-of-the-art distribution center. The unassum ...

Reader Input: Jury duty rolls due for updates

Here’s a money-saving tip for Placer County: Have the office of the jury commissioner purge its rolls of people with an Auburn mailing address who live in Nevada County. Th ...

Reader Input: Department went above and beyond

Dear Sheriff Bonner: The citizens of Placer County grieve with you. We are very sorry for the loss of a member of your family. We, the community of Auburn, young to old, honor de ...

Another View: Covering crisis when it’s too close to home

The tragic events of Friday are fresh on the minds of most in the Auburn community. My thoughts go out to the local law enforcement community for the loss of an amazing man and o ...