News

Raise80 project on time

  The project to increase the vertical clearance of nine over-crossings on Interstate 80 through Placer County is on time, according to a March 24 update presented to the ...

PCSO arrests drug dealer during alcohol "shoulder tap" operation

A Penryn man was arrested Friday night in Roseville after selling hallucinogenic mushrooms to an under-aged decoy who was working an alcohol operation with the Placer County She ...

Sheriff’s department hosts “Right Choice” to help students resist drugs

To help teach seventh- and eighth-graders about the dangers of drugs, especially prescription drugs that a deputy said is being used more by youth, the Placer County Sheriff&rsq ...

Penryn students enjoy trip to local quarry

Third-grader Jack Krause enjoyed the Easter egg hunt and the day out in nature as much as any of his classmates. But the Penryn Elementary School student was quick to point out th ...

Supes approve contract to install pavement markers on Horseshoe Bar Road

Placer County is laying the groundwork for a new project set to reduce the frequency and severity of traffic collisions on county roads. The Placer County Board of Supervisors vot ...

Crime Victims United prepares for annual Capitol bill flurry

A leading advocate for crime victims in California, Harriet Salarno and the non-profit Crime Victims United are ready to do battle in the state Legislature again this year on behal ...

Nevada County opts to depart from Auburn based SEDCorp

As of July 1, Nevada County will end a 46-year relationship with a multi-county economic development group based in Auburn. SEDCorp funding was politely dropped by the Nevada Coun ...

Media Life: Historical haberdashery brings Auburn Civil War saga to life

Get the extra-thick and brightest-red felt tip pen out and mark a couple of dates on your calendar. One is April 1 – this coming Wednesday – and the other is April 9. ...

Survey: Placer County No. 2 in California for health

It’s getting to be a habit – a healthy habit – with Placer County. For the third year in a row, the county has ranked No. 2 in California among all 58 counties f ...

Downtown Auburn arts and event center to debut

Freshly rebranded and ready to start a new chapter, the newly renamed General Gomez Arts and Events Center officially debuts Saturday. In the Burns family for 130 years, the 808 L ...