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Restaurants, hotels lead Placer, regional job growth

New jobs in the rapidly growing leisure and hospitality sectors kept Placer County and regional unemployment numbers buoyant in June. A report issued Friday by the state Employmen ...

Appeal on Robbers Fire indictment keeps case on ice

With Placer County proceedings stayed indefinitely, both sides in the case of Robbers Fire arson suspect Bryon Mason are awaiting a state appeals court ruling. Mason’s case ...

Cash-strapped Gold Country Fair could tap into new state funding

A new infusion of state funding could be coming Gold Country Fair’s way. Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a new $3.1 million allocation in the 2015-16 state budget for fair ope ...

Placer supes to consider stance on state water issues

With 12 proposals in the Legislature on a new water-bond proposal for California, Placer County supervisors will be asked today to consider weighing in on the debate. But instead ...

Placer County can toast its good health – and raise its wheatgrass glass high

Looking for a healthy lifestyle? Look no further than Placer County, according to rankings in a new survey on the overall health of California residents. Placer County ranked No. ...

Soil questions answered, Wal-Mart ready to build in North Auburn

With lab tests back indicating soil clean enough on a North Auburn site to build on, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is poised to start construction early next year. California Department of ...

District 3 takes the title at State Rodeo

Those hard riding and fast roping cowboys and cowgirls of California High School Rodeo District 3 didn’t slow down a bit last month as they captured the crown at the State Ro ...

Rodeo wraps up as District 3 moves on to the State Finals

It was made official May 4-5 as California High School Rodeo Association District 3 closed out its regular rodeo season at the Lincoln Arena. Two familiar faces, Cheyanne Carpente ...

District 3 final rodeo May 4-5 at arena

The final California High School Rodeo Association District 3 rodeo is scheduled for May 4-5 and the Lincoln Arena. The top five contestants in each event from all nine districts ...

District 3 holds final rodeo May 4-5 at arena

The final California High School Rodeo Association District 3 rodeo is scheduled for May 4-5 at the Lincoln Arena. The top five contestants in each event from all nine districts a ...

New District 4 state Sen. Jim Nielsen sworn in

AUBURN CA - Republican Jim Nielsen was sworn in Thursday as the new 4th state senator. The election for the sprawling Northern California district, which takes in part of North Au ...

Shut up and pay the fee

In reference to the letter “Parking fee may backfire,” (Reader Input, July 18), I find it amazing that raising the fee (aka tax) on parking is met with resistance by those that ...

State money woes cloud Placer County spending plan

AUBURN CA - Placer County is poised to take another budget blow but the state of California?s own financial uncertainties are leaving the question an open one on how low spending w ...

Maneatis makes quick ascent

The winds were whipping last week at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Championships and pole vaulters cringed as they walked toward the pit at Elk Grove High. It did ...

Del Oro pair headed to state tourney

The Del Oro High golf team held its own against the best in Northern California Monday, but came up three strokes short of a state championship berth. The Golden Eagles placed four ...