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Lincoln mayor lobbies for Placer County Fair move

AUBURN CA - Placer County?s tentative steps toward a possible move by the Placer County Fair out of Roseville were bolstered Tuesday by an indication of interest from the city of L ...

North Auburn-to-Lincoln regional sewer wins key Placer supes support

AUBURN CA - Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a regional sewer pipeline to Lincoln from North Auburn that the county estimates will cost $73 million. That figure c ...

Placer supes in regional sewer standoff

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on regional sewer treatment is still at least a meeting away. On Tuesday, Supervisor Robert Weygandt failed in an attempt ...

Placer County budget challenges, building projects marked 2011

Budget challenges continued to cast a shadow over Placer County operations in 2011. But the year now ending also was marked with continued debate over a $100,000 charity fund, the ...

Placer County CEO Tom Miller to retire in early 2012

AUBURN CA - Placer County Executive Officer Tom Miller announced Tuesday that he plans to retire early next year. The county CEO for six years, Miller’s retirement plans were re ...

Placer supes confront commitment issues on costly North Auburn sewer

Placer County’s sewer solution for the North Auburn area is going Tuesday to the Board of Supervisors with no clear favorite. Supervisors Jim Holmes and Robert Weygandt – the ...

Media Life: Idiot’s guide to Auburn, Placer terminology

Media Life would be remiss without mentioning the departure of the Auburn Journal’s longtime newsroom leader and guiding force,Deric Rothe. Rothe stepped down this month after 1 ...

Slush or aid to worthy causes? Placer supes split on $100,000 fund

Placer County supervisors disagreed Tuesday on how best to oversee a controversial $100,000 fund they control that uses taxpayer dollars for charitable causes. Donations from the ...

Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget

Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...

Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits

Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...

Placer County paring spending next year with $720.4 million budget

With questions on the state budget still unanswered, Placer County has forged a $720.4 million spending plan of its own for the coming fiscal year that is 4.9 percent lower than th ...

Placer County supe Holmes, McClintock at odds over fed spending cuts

Fresh from a Washington, D.C. trip, Supervisor Jim Holmes criticized U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock on Tuesday for trying to cut spending he said could impact federal funding for Placer ...

Three to D.C. to push for Placer Parkway, Auburn State Recreation Area support

A trio of top Placer County officials is bound for Washington, D.C. for four days in February to lobby for federal support on a bevy of local projects. County Executive Officer To ...

Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race

Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...

With Weygandt unopposed, focus due to shift to Rockholm-Duran supes race

Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt may be moving toward an uncontested return to the Board of Supervisors seat he has held since 1994. And that could mean the political focu ...