Placer County Planning Commission

Courts will undo sordid Bohemia mess

While the planning commission’s approval of the Bohemia Environmental Impact Report was initially disappointing, it is actually good news for opponents (Journal, July 9). The de ...

Big box against wishes of the people

Bohemia? Really? Let’s see who is on the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council and voted in total disregard of the citizens who were in attendance that spoke out against the pr ...

Bohemia neighbors nix all

People seem to have selective memories when writing the Journal about proposed Bohemia projects. I will not go into the long history of this project. I do want to tell you that ...

Bowman complex moves forward

The Placer County Planning Commission approved a plan Thursday to build an affordable-low income housing complex in Bowman despite lagging concerns. The 65-unit Miners Ridge Apar ...

Bohemia has safety problems

Light or no light at Canal (Street) and Luther (Road), this intersection would become a hazardous situation if the Bohemia project goes through – a no-win situation. Regarding C ...

Another View: Wal-Mart or Costco? Developer’s mum, so cast your vote

For a moment, put the vehicle access issues, neighborhood traffic concerns and environmental questions about the Bohemia retail project off to the side and ask yourself: What type ...

Big box bad news for all

In the face of united community opposition, the reluctant Placer County Planning Commission and, ultimately, the supervisors will have to rule on the so-called Bohemia project, a b ...

Placer’s urban chicken farmers crowing victory in rule change

Placer County could soon allow non-farming home-dwellers up to six chickens – double the original staff plans. And it had at least one outlaw chicken owner crowing victory. Tah ...

Bohemia to reveal who gets respect

The public hearing before the Placer County Planning Commission on Feb. 25 revealed, without question, that the residential developments surrounding the proposed Bohemia project ar ...

Opponents of big box turn vocal

Could an 18-acre parcel targeted as a Costco or Wal-Mart be turned instead into a park? That was one of the suggestions Thursday as potential neighbors of the development proposal ...

Costco used in bait-and-switch proposal

Our family lives adjacent to the proposed Bohemia retail big box store site. We have lived in this quiet neighborhood for over 15 years. I’d like to ask the Placer County Pla ...

Commission approves concrete plant in Ophir

Despite protests from residents, the Placer County Planning Commission approved a permit for a concrete batch plant in Ophir. At a Thursday morning meeting that lasted about thre ...

Commission to decide on concrete plant permit

The Placer County planning commission is expected to make a decision over a controversial concrete batch plant at its meeting today. On its agenda, the commission is asked whethe ...

Our View: Livingston concrete plant would help pave positive future for Placer County

The Livingston family has come up with a well-thought-out business proposal for the Ophir area. The Placer County Planning Commission should listen to the concerns of residents an ...

Gray named to Placer County Planning Commission

Jennifer Montgomery, Placer County’s eastern 5th District Supervisor, has named longtime Donner Summit resident and construction company owner, Miner “Mickey” S. Gray, III, a ...