wineries

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Community Centers in Placer County

  This week Journal City and Multimedia  Editor Andrew DiLuccia covers the topic of the community center permit process.  Local  wineries are seeking permission ...

More wineries are a good thing

A small group on disgruntled NIMBYs (not in my backyard) thinks wineries are the source of all evil. With a strong emphasis on Placer Grown and local agriculture I believe they are ...

Private roads be damned

Placer County officials are trying to allow events of 100-plus people at a time (unlimited numbers throughout the day) to visit wineries and agricultural businesses using our priva ...

Placer wines add new hues to Auburn’s Black & White Ball

By Laurie Penn Special to the Journal There’s gold in these hills, and silver, and bronze, and unlike mining days of yore, these are vintages available to taste. We have seve ...

’08 wish list update

The Auburn Journal editorial board published a wish list for 2008 in this space Jan. 2. Following is a check-up on those wishes, some of which came true. · All motorists will dri ...

Winery ordinance doesn’t address road maintenance

Under Placer County’s proposed winery ordinance, wineries would not have to bear any increased maintenance costs based on increased traffic. Most private road maintenance agreeme ...

Wineries endanger private road residents

As is, Placer County’s winery ordinance will allow future wineries to sell 20,000 cases of wine per year, have wine tasting 365 days a year and have promotional events lasting tw ...