placer county

No love lost between Sheriff Boggs and lawbreaker Barter

Placer County is seldom mentioned in the annals of the Old West’s pantheon of lawmen and gun fighters despite the fact that Auburn’s J.C. Boggs was one of the era&rsquo ...

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Reader Input: Let’s do right by county’s homeless

Will Placer County use the barracks jail at DeWitt for a homeless shelter? Now is the time to decide. The way we treat the homeless in our community is a wrong and we need to act. ...

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 ...