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Flu season spurs Placer County vaccination drive

AUBURN CA - Placer County is back into flu season and means it’s also time for a flu shot, health officials are advising. “Everyone who is at least six months of age should get ...

$175,000 manager salary cap? Placer County supes taking a look

A $175,000 yearly salary cap for Placer County managers? It’s an option the Placer County Board of Supervisors wants to consider as it deals with deteriorating revenues and a sh ...

Placer County grapples with increasing needs of poor

Health and Human Services programs are balancing fewer resources with increasing demands from the needy in Placer County. Dr. Richard Burton, Health and Human Services Department d ...

Super salaries: Supes open up county coffers for top-paid employees

Some of Placer County’s most generous employee contracts for the coming year were OK’d Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Topping the list was Dr. Olga Ignatowicz, who will ...

Placer County costs add up for new flu response

The new H1N1 flu virus has cost Placer County $116,000, but there’s the possibility that health officials could be sending the bill to the federal government. Dr. Richard Burton ...

Supervisors order restaurant fee hike

Already hit with skyrocketing food prices, Placer County restaurant owners will now have to factor in rising health inspection fees. Placer County supervisors served up an inspect ...