Politics

Strong snowpack, storage spurs move to bottle up restrictions

With drought-busting snow high in the Sierra and water deepening their mountain reservoirs, Nevada Irrigation District and Placer County Water Agency officials are looking to the s ...

March toward June primary election starts in Placer

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery, Jim Holmes and Kirk Uhler have signaled their intentions of running for re-election in the June 7 primary election. The three incumb ...

Help save the Penryn Fire Station

Is your health and safety worth $1.10 per day? The Penryn Fire Station is in danger of closing. Fire fighters are paid $10 per hour. The Fire District will run out of money in les ...

Help save the Penryn Fire Station

Is your health and safety worth $1.10 per day? The Penryn Fire Station is in danger of closing. Fire fighters are paid $10 per hour. The Fire District will run out of money in les ...

Help save the Penryn Fire Station

Is your health and safety worth $1.10 per day? The Penryn Fire Station is in danger of closing. Fire fighters are paid $10 per hour. The Fire District will run out of money in les ...

Search on for potential North Auburn homeless shelter site

The initial, tentative steps in a search for a potential homeless shelter site in North Auburn are taking place, with a report by a commercial real estate business providing a glim ...

People to watch: Finding historical relevance in North Auburn buildings

Ramona Brockman traces her love for old buildings back to an 1870s Victorian in Denver, Colo. The house was her grandmother’s and she looks back now with appreciation for ma ...

Supes can solve funding issues

I appreciate Supervisor Jim Holmes’ message concerning the financial crisis facing the Penryn Fire Protection District and the other small fire districts in Placer County (Ja ...

Placer County supes OK first Williamson Act ag land cancellation

In a first for Placer County, owners of an agricultural parcel in Granite Bay have won Placer County Board of Supervisors approval for early cancelation of a Williamson Act contrac ...

Penryn Fire Protection District faces serious funding challenges

The Penryn Fire Protection District is one of several independent fire districts on the western slope of Placer County that are having significant funding issues. The serious natu ...

Lawsuit targets Costco, Placer County

The Roseville developer formerly contracted to help move a Costco forward on county-owned land in North Auburn is suing Placer County, stating a temporary pullout by the retail cor ...

A review of the year's news in Loomis

January Chamber milestone – Schneider to be installed Jan. 15 Local businessman Henry Schneider is turning his service with the Loomis Basin Community service into a &ldquo ...

Public decency ordinance OK’d by Placer supes

Placer County moved ahead with ordinances designed to keep people from taking in-public restroom breaks – with no restrooms around – or panhandling aggressively.   ...

Placer supes support medpot regs

New medicinal marijuana regulations tailored to Placer County are on the way, supervisors were told Tuesday. The process involving the public will include community meetings start ...

Placer supes take up public bodily function ordinance

Ordinances intended to curb people performing bodily functions in public and to put limits on aggressive panhandling will be considered today by the Placer County Board of Supervis ...