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Gary Liss honored with National Recycling Coalition 2018 award

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The state of Placer County is strong

As we begin the new year, I am happy to report that the state of Placer County is strong. Last year, we celebrated many achievements, which included good fiscal health as well as ...

Returning to their roots

Date nights were in the law-school library for Erin and Tim Riswold. All through their dual quests for law degrees at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento they were each other&rsq ...

PG&E offer assurances to Placer’s Pioneer

Pacific Gas & Electric is assuring Placer County’s Pioneer Community Energy that it doesn’t expect any impact to electric and natural gas service as a result of the ...

Village at Loomis: improved through community input

I would like to personally thank the community for your involvement and input in the review of the Village at Loomis plan over the last nearly four-and-a-half years. After 14 publ ...

New reporter joins Gold Country Media

Gold Country Media welcomed a new member to its local team last week. Kathryn Palmer has joined the editorial staff as a full-time staff reporter. Palmer’s home office wil ...

New-home sales outlook hopeful

Home builders are expressing hope as the new year turns in the Placer County region. November new-home  sales totals in the North State Building Industry Association’s ...

Mandapalooza hits Placer restaurants

The tangy taste and bright hues of Placer County’s mandarin crop will be front and center at participating restaurants starting Friday during the inaugural “Placer Cele ...

Auburn Kmart closing

Financially crippled Sears is closing its Auburn Kmart in March, according to media reports. CNBC broke the news today that 80 Sears and Kmart stores will be shuttered. The move ...

Placer jobless rate drops some more

Placer County’s unemployment rate reached 3 percent in November, remaining the lowest in the region and one of the lowest in California. According to state Employment Develo ...

Major step in Auburn-to-Roseville coroner move

In a key development in moving the Placer County coroner’s facility out of Auburn, supervisors approved a $24 million contract Tuesday to design and build a new facility in R ...

Top Cali county for savers? Study says Placer

People in California have the best opportunity to save money by living in Placer County, according to a new study by a web-based financial technology company. SmartAsset developed ...

Giving thanks this week

We're especially reminded how precious and fragile life is this Thanksgiving season. All we have to do is look at our smoky Placer County skies and think about the thousands t ...

Loomis is waiting for its missing pieces

I moved to Loomis 20 years ago, yet I’m still waiting for the town to fill in its missing pieces – walkable, residential, mixed use, commercial and civic areas to energ ...

Placer-region breaks 1-million job barrier

Regional employment numbers have cracked the 1 million mark, according to new state figures. Numbers for October from the Employment Development Department show the number of peop ...