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Reader Input: Are planners drought-savvy?

As a consumer of water, I have been watching my water consumption to do my part in conserving this precious resource. We are constantly being reminded that we are in a drought an ...

Mammoth Placer Vineyards plan near Roseville up for vote

Years in the making, a planning document that could push forward the mammoth Placer Vineyards project near Roseville is moving up the Placer County planning ladder. A key test for ...

Meddlers Report -- Oct. 7

Editor’s Note: The Meddlers is an open-forum sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal r ...

Short-term stays focus of city staff

For Gary and Megan Ransom, the cease and desist order they received about their 20-foot diameter, backyard yurt was enough to prompt them to speak at Monday night’s City Coun ...

Another View: Does your neighborhood need a bar?

Proposed revisions to the Placer County Winery Ordinance will be heard by the Planning Commission on Thursday (10 a.m. at the Dewitt Center).  If they are adopted, rural Place ...

Food closet settles into new location near airport

Several volunteers armed with box-loads of food helped the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet move into its new location Friday in the Auburn Airport Industrial Park. The new facilitie ...

Placer County could ease rules on A-frame, portable signs

With an eye on helping businesses still reeling from the Great Recession, Placer County is moving toward temporarily legalizing A-frame and portable signs through at least mid-Octo ...

Homeless shelter on Auburn giant statue property loses steam

The idea of a homeless-shelter zoning designation on land now occupied by Auburn’s famous giant statues fizzled Tuesday in front of the city’s Planning Commission. Ins ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn Planning Commission weighs in on homeless zones tonight; real estate market still on the rise?; wet weather possible to ring in fall this weekend

WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON: The issue of homeless shelter zones takes center stage tonight as Auburn’s Planning Commission meets to look into rezoning lots between Auburn Ravi ...

Auburn planners reject Nevada, Wall St. homeless-shelter zoning plan

Plans for homeless housing zoning on Nevada Street and Wall Street properties in Auburn are going to the City Council’s July 22 meeting without the support of the Planning Co ...