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Concerns, questions greet plan for Christian Valley water-rate rise

Faced with a proposal to raise monthly water rates from $24.50 to $45.58 and even more in the future, Christian Valley Park Community Services District customers turned out in forc ...

Placer County’s jobless picture brightens

Placer County’s unemployment rate turned downward again in August – after a two-month rise. State Employment Development Department statistics released Friday show&nbs ...

Placer County unemployment rate rises

  Placer County’s unemployment rate is up for a second consecutive month, state Employment Development Department statistics released Friday indicate. The county joble ...

Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

Sewer users in the North Auburn area will be paying another $13.78 a month starting in July, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The decision followed a sometimes-stormy, t ...

North Auburn sewer-fee increase fight brewing

With a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn set to go to a vote by the Placer County supervisors on Tuesday, opponents are organizing for a possible challenge. The ch ...

Monthly $13.78 sewer hike proposal for North Auburn

  A proposal for a $13.78-a-month sewer fee increase in North Auburn will be presented to the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council on Tuesday. The fee hike would affect a ...

Construction lags behind Placer, regional job-creation trend in May

AUBURN CA - The Placer County area eked out a small increase in jobs in May, despite continued weakness in construction employment. Justin Wehner, labor market analyst with the st ...