Politics

Donning denim sends anti-sex assault message in Auburn

It was an Italian Supreme Court decision heard round the world. And it revolved around a rape and tight jeans. Judges on the court issued a ruling saying the 18-year-old female v ...

Homeless issues dominate Auburn debate

Questions on homelessness dominated a debate Tuesday in Auburn between District 5 Board of Supervisors candidates. The candidates – incumbent Jennifer Montgomery and challen ...

Placer supes reject video visits bids

Placer County isn’t logging off on its current inmate video visitation contractor. The Board of Supervisors followed a recommendation from staff Tuesday to reject proposals ...

Loomis Town Council: keep our library alive

The Loomis (Town) Council has an opportunity to make a major contribution to the cultural and educational future of the community by saving the Loomis library. All it needs to do i ...

South Placer development moves forward as county project

As a supervisor, I have the opportunity to support many projects that will have a positive and lasting impact on our county and our region. One such project, the proposed Placer R ...

$10 parking fee at Placer County's Hidden Falls Regional Park?

Hidden Falls Park’s popularity could soon have a price. Facing a litany of complaints from neighbors fed up with Hidden Falls Regional Park parking problems, Placer County i ...

DeWitt earns official Historic Place status

A compound of World War II hospital buildings in North Auburn was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places. The decision by the director of the National Park Ser ...

Placer Sheriff says ‘no’ to open-container ban

Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner says no new open container regulations are needed. Bonner said that the Sheriff’s Office has reviewed the law and believes the current statut ...

Affordable housing solution is a team approach

We have been hearing a lot lately about the need for services and housing for people who are homeless but there is another housing crisis we need to be paying close attention to as ...

Placer County Indian artifacts being returned to tribes

When the word came from Paiute Indians in Nevada that the tribe wanted several American Indian artifacts returned, the Placer County Museums division knew what to do next. The req ...

$2.1 million contract for Placer County Government Center master plan update

Williams + Paddon, a Roseville firm of architects and planners, is on track to win approval Tuesday for a $2.15 million contract to develop a planning blueprint for the Placer Coun ...

DeWitt Hospital prescribed National Register of Historic Places status

A compound of World War II hospital buildings in North Auburn has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The decision by the director of the National Park Service ...

$135 million school bond, supes races on June 7 ballot

If you’re voting and you live in the Auburn area, prepare to make some important decisions at the ballot box June 7 on educational spending and who will represent you in gove ...

Placer outlines medical marijuana regulation strategy

Placer County’s effort to develop medical marijuana regulations is moving toward clear rules for growers and their neighbors. But that also means government will be developi ...

Time to cut taxes

If you think Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, suffered a crushing defeat on the football field during super Bowl 50, then you haven’t heard about the other ...