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Game on for 2014 Placer County election hopefuls

Candidates – and the Placer County Clerk-Recorder’s Office – are already gearing up for the June 3 primary election. The most public indicator is activity at the ...

Potential future Auburn regional sewer capacity OK’d

  Auburn has reserved future space on the soon-to-be-built regional wastewater link between North Auburn and Lincoln’s sewage treatment plant. The Auburn City Council ...

Placer supes like 2-1-1 service but have questions

Placer supervisors are showing support for a 2-1-1 information-hotline service in the county, but are still seeking more answers on how it would be established and where. The Boar ...

Six-figure blunder on boilers at South Placer jail to cost county

  Placer County supervisors moved Tuesday to remove $160,000 worth of boilers at the South Placer Correctional Facility’s kitchen that would have meant hiring five new ...

Placer County election activity beginning to heat up for 2014

  With an uncommon lull in campaigning this summer, Placer County’s elections division is preparing for the political heat to rise considerably in 2014. County Clerk J ...

Moratorium approved on Placer County community center applications

  Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to take a timeout on the ongoing community center controversy to provide staff a 45-day window to come up with clearer guidelines. ...

Placer supes wade through still-murky budget waters

AUBURN CA - A balanced $790.1 million spending plan was presented to the Placer County Board of Supervisors at a budget workshop on Thursday. But a cautiously optimistic staff pres ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Placer supes’ disputed charity fund has new look, old concerns

A $100,000 fund dispensing money to charitable causes and controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors still stands after weathering an internal challenge. Three superviso ...

Supes agree to Auburn’s redistricting shift into rural District 5

Placer County supervisors set new borders for their five districts Tuesday, with the most notable change being the complete shift of the whole of the city of Auburn into District 5 ...

Slush or aid to worthy causes? Placer supes split on $100,000 fund

Placer County supervisors disagreed Tuesday on how best to oversee a controversial $100,000 fund they control that uses taxpayer dollars for charitable causes. Donations from the ...

Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits

Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...

Placer’s $100K supes-controlled fund for charity stays in budget for now

Auburn’s 4 th of July fireworks are in no danger of fizzling and there are no plans for the cowboy poets to steer their couplets away from the annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Lo ...

$175,000 salary cap for execs? Placer County supes willing to take a look

A $175,000 yearly salary cap for Placer County managers? It?s an option the Placer County Board of Supervisors wants to consider as it deals with deteriorating revenues and a shak ...

Roseville supe Duran finding personal fiscal restraint hits home with voters

Rookie Placer County Supervisor Jack Duran said he’s finding the symbols of his own personal fiscal restraint program are resonating with constituents. Duran, who was sworn in th ...