Politics

Placer urges voters to check their registration information ahead of the Oct. 22 deadline

With less than three weeks until the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office reminds county residents to register to vote and check their registration status ...

Jessica Morse has votes from the Bargers

       My husband and I have lived for 42 years in Placer County and we love it. Our county has an abundance of natural beauty and a blend of healthy cities, qu ...

Loomis Councilman’s social media post stirs controversy

The town of Loomis might be liable for a lawsuit after longtime Loomis Town Councilman Miguel Ucovich detailed online how other members would vote on the highly-contentious propose ...

Placer supes to consider affordable housing fee

Supervisors will be considering establishing a $5.95 per-square-foot fee Tuesday that western Placer County subdivision developers would be required to pay if they don’t buil ...

Placer County gears up for Nov. 6 General Election, increases poll worker stipend

    In preparation for the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office has increased st ...

Rocklin City Council praises new city clerk

In a short 55-minute meeting, the big Rocklin City Council news was the hiring of a new city clerk. Council members unanimously praised the decision as Mona Forster takes the helm ...

Placer’s agriculture value shrinks

Placer County has a long and proud history of agricultural activity, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. From the rice fields in south Place ...

Time to fix the DMV

At the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), state employees are sleeping on the job. Literally. A recent report revealed that one particular employee had a habit of sleeping severa ...

Final Loomis Village workshop held Tuesday

Tuesday’s workshop was the last workshop or study session on the Village at Loomis project as Loomis Town Council directed staff to make final evaluations for a vote to be ta ...

McClintock, Morse agree to public debate on Sept. 23

The first debate between incumbent Congressman Tom McClintock and challenger Jessica Morse will be on Sept. 23, pending confirmation of a venue’s availability. This comes a ...

Placer Business Resource Center helps farmers succeed

Placer County has a long and rich history of farming and ranching, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. The dedication and hard work by our ...

Proposed Costco brings Loomis and Rocklin to table

Border wars between Rocklin and Loomis could be underway as Rocklin city leaders and Loomis town leaders are discussing the proposed Costco to be built in Loomis. The development ...

Casino owners could chip in millions on new Highway 65-99 link

The Auburn based tribe that owns Thunder Valley Casino could step up with $24 million to financially energize construction of a new road between Highway 65 in Placer County and Hig ...

Loomis Town Council praises library’s success

The Loomis Library & Community Learning Center was the favorite topic of the night at Tuesday’s Loomis Town Council meeting. The meeting kicked off with an annual repor ...

Tears, anger punctuate Placer County debate on sanctuary state law

UPDATED: JULY 11 2 P.M. Tears, anger and emotions rubbed raw on both sides Tuesday as the divisive sanctuary state issue embroiled the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers ...