Placer County Planning Commission

Our View: RV park can be an oasis, not a sty

Protecting the beauty of the community in which we live and allowing those from out of the area to enjoy it is a dance that takes careful planning. Such is the case when it comes ...

Proposed RV park irks residents

A proposed RV park next to Dingus McGee's has raised some concerns among residents who live around it. The Headquarter RV Park would occupy a 5-acre piece of land next to Dingus Mc ...

Gold Hill Gardens decision postponed

After hearing passionate pleas on both sides, the Placer County Planning Commission decided Thursday not to make a decision yet on a community center proposed for rural Newcastle t ...

Noon Hour Update: Target gets kids ready for school; regional wastewater project update and an RV park proposal

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Penryn project a costly error

As a taxpayer, I am appalled by the decision of the Placer County Planning Commission to approve the 150-apartment complex on Penryn Road, called the Orchard at Penryn (“150- ...

"Rich" the most qualified choice

Having read the many published news articles, editorials and letters to the editor regarding the five candidates running for District 5 supervisor in Placer County, and with electi ...

Rich Johnson deserves votes

Rich Johnson is Auburn?s best choice for Placer County District 5 supervisor. Here?s why. No other candidate has more knowledge, more interest and more dedication to the citizens o ...

Rich deserves District 5 votes

I have known Rich Johnson and his family since 1981. We were neighbors in Petaluma and car-pooled into San Francisco. Rich had transferred to the San Francisco Regional Office, a ...

Penryn says ‘No’ to building 150-unit apartment complex

More than 100 Penryn residents rallied to protect their rural lifestyle from high-density development. Vocal community members attended the Penryn Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) ...

Read your Constitution

Memo to John Nightingale (Reader Input, Jan. 12): Characterizing me as a North Korean is ridiculous. How many North Koreans live in Placer County? Further, yes, President Obama sai ...