Placer County Peer Court

Rescue county Peer Court

It was encouraging to read that the Placer County Peer Court program received a $7,500 donation from Loomis. This was a noble gesture of Loomis to take the lead to contribute to Pe ...

Peer Court a product of collaboration

There has been a question regarding the official organizational status of the Placer County Peer Court program. Peer Court was formed in 1991 under the auspices of SMART — a col ...

Peer Court sets up bank account for fundraiser

Despite losing more than $100,000 in funding, Placer County’s Peer Court system is still trying to survive. Officials have set up an account at Umpqua Bank’s Auburn branch so ...

Reinstate Placer Peer Court

The Placer County Peer Court would appear to be one of our much needed funded programs. This program has become a role model for similar programs that have been adopted around the ...

Loss of peer court detrimental to Placer youth

Everyone has the right to be tried in court by a jury of their peers. But that’s being taken away from Placer County youth. After 18 years, the Placer County Peer Court has been ...

Auburn police officers’ union dropped its lawsuit against city on the quick

Laboring through the notebook while wondering if it wouldn’t be more expedient to furlough the state legislature rather than the state workers … And speaking of labor, wasn’ ...

Cutting Peer Court will cost, not save

Three weeks ago the decision was made to cut 100 percent of the contribution set aside to fund the Placer County Peer Court program. This program has had a much-needed involvement ...

Placer peer court closes

After 18 years of trying to help youth learn from their mistakes, the Placer County Peer Court program will close. Officials announced the closure Wednesday citing budget cuts. ...

$2,500 grants help youth help community

Kari Riley can say she had fun this summer with some wild things. The Placer High School senior organized and found money for a six-week summer camp for children from low-income f ...