Placer County Superior Court

Honors for prosecutor in high-profile attempted murder cases

Involved in two high-profile attempted-murder cases over the past year, Placer County Prosecutor of the Year Jeffrey Wilson chose Tuesday to shine the spotlight on what he describe ...

Placer Courts announce 12 limited service days

Citing a $1.75 million budget shortfall, Placer County Superior Court announced Thursday 12 limited service dates for the upcoming fiscal year. In a release issued Wednesday even ...

Site selection, construction of Tahoe City courthouse could be delayed

Plans for a new courthouse in Tahoe City by 2015 are “up in the air” after a state budget approved by the California Legislature Tuesday. The new building is scheduled to be f ...

Hearing set for Placer judge

The Commission on Judicial Performance set a date for oral arguments in the matter concerning Placer County Judge Joseph W. O’Flaherty. The appearance before the Commission will ...

Our View: Ollar Burris case wasting taxpayer money

Placer County has spent way too much time and energy seeking to punish former Planning Commissioner Michelle Ollar Burris. After two-and-a-half years of investigation, and hundre ...

Court to reopen Auburn clerk’s office

The Placer County court will reopen its Auburn office next year. Starting Jan. 4, 2010, the Auburn clerk’s office in the Historic Courthouse, located on 101 Maple St. in Auburn ...

Judge hands down 7-year prison term in Auburn rape case

A 24-year-old Sacramento man was sentenced Wednesday to seven years and eight months for raping a female acquaintance who gave him a ride to Auburn in May. Shirfraz Ali received t ...

Youth art might fund Peer Court

I recently worked in Nevada County Superior Court in my job as a court reporter. While our Historic Courthouse in Auburn is definitely a work of art in itself, the courthouse in Ne ...

Judge Gaddis runs tight ship

Today I completed my first jury duty in Placer Superior Court in Auburn, a task I have long dreaded. I highly commend Superior Court Judge Larry Gaddis and his competent and frien ...

Placer Court closed Wednesday

As part of a state effort to cut costs, Placer Superior Court will be closed Wednesday. In July, the state Legislature authorized the Judicial Council to close the superior courts ...