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Lincoln unveils lower-cost regional wastewater plan to Placer supes

The city of Lincoln has come up with fresh figures that lop off more than half the original cost for a regional wastewater treatment solution. The system, which would pipe untreate ...

Placer County pension costs on the rise

Placer County is grappling with a steep rise in pension costs for employees, with payments expected to jump from $38.9 million this year to $53.2 million four years from now. The ...

Placer County moves to change Supes district boundaries

Under the direction of the Placer County Board of Supervisors, Placer County staff will begin redistricting work on the five supervisorial districts in the county. Redistricting is ...

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 ...

Shuffle continues in wake of two high-level Placer County departures

Changes are taking place in the upper echelons of Placer County management. A year ago, County Executive Officer Tom Miller was flanked by three top-level staffers – Assistant C ...

Deputies, Placer County lock in two-year benefits contract

The 225-member Placer County Deputy Sheriff’s Association has settled on a new contract with Placer County lasting through mid-2012. The Board of Supervisors approved the contra ...

Grand jury: More public scrutiny needed for supes’ $100,000 donation pot

Placer County supervisors need to tighten up on the $100,000 they donate every year from county coffers to non-profits and community organizations, the grand jury says. In a repor ...

Placer County, Auburn Recreation District in brouhaha over Hidden Falls meeting notification

Placer County has set a date for the Board of Supervisors showdown over Hidden Falls Park. But the decision to schedule it July 27 is being made in the middle of a swirl of accusa ...

Union clashes with Placer County over plan for more furlough days

Placer County supervisors OK’d five more furlough days for unionized workers Tuesday, despite a plea for further discussions from a Local 39 business representative. The county ...

Wage freeze gets Placer County supes support, cool reception from union

Placer County supervisors gave their blessing today to a halt in merit pay raises for all county employees starting in July. With the latest estimate from the CEO Tom Miller’s o ...