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N. Auburn wastewater options facing resident cost concerns

With two expensive options being considered to comply with tightened state and federal water-quality rules, Supervisor Jim Holmes said fee-increase concerns were paramount at an in ...

Auburn, Placer County history for sale at Old Town antique fair

Auburncentric antiques and collectibles were out there amidst the plethora of everything from jewels to junk offered for sale Sunday at the Old Town Auburn twice-annual antique and ...

Media Life:Timing right for Auburn author’s subprime meltdown thriller

“Ripped from today’s headlines” may be one of those old gumshoe-style phrases. But it fit perfectly when Jeffrey Schlaman’s novel “Subprime Factor” rolled off the Syne ...

Drexel, Tsakopoulos group nearing donation agreement on 600-acre university site west of Roseville

Drexel University and a property-owners’ group that includes Sacramento developer Angelo Tsakopoulos are nearing agreement on the donation of almost 600 acres in west Placer Coun ...

142-room hotel, commercial Hill Top Center for Bowman wins Placer County Planning Commission approval

A 142-room hotel complex on a cliffside overlooking Interstate 80 in Bowman has Placer County Planning Commission approval to proceed. The commission voted 6-0 Thursday to approve ...

Placer County poised to extradite fleeing felon accused of ramming patrol vehicle in Colfax during escape

It’s now Placer County’s turn to prosecute a Reno man who faces charges related to ramming a patrol vehicle in Colfax and fleeing to Oregon during a 10-day crime spree in three ...

Auburn Police, commended by Placer County grand jury

Auburn Police Chief Valerie Harris and staff are doing a commendable job with the operation of the department, the Placer County grand jury said in a report issued Friday. The gra ...

Kranz, Montgomery set for 5th District county runoff

Placer County Supervisor Bruce Kranz and challenger Jennifer Montgomery of Serene Lakes are headed for a runoff election Nov. 4. Neither Kranz, Montgomery or Meadow Vista’s Bob H ...

Placer joining national jobless swoon

Placer County is joining the nation in a tightening job squeeze. On a nationwide scale, a triple whammy of housing, credit and financial crises is causing even Federal Reserve Cha ...

County supervisors head to ballot uncontested

The deadline has passed without anyone coming forward to get their names on the June 3 ballot to challenge Placer County supervisors Kirk Uhler and Jim Holmes. Holmes, who is comp ...