JIM HOLMES

Supes: No plans for Roseville’s Placer County Fair to “go dark”

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes distanced themselves Tuesday from an earlier interest in looking at a Placer County Fair move to Auburn but the fair&rs ...

Placer County Fair moving from Roseville to Auburn?

While the future of Roseville’s troubled Placer County Fair is uncertain, two Placer County supervisors are discussing the possibility of moving the fair to Auburn in 2015. ...

Speed bumps emerge in Costco contract for North Auburn store

Four of five Placer County supervisors gave their OK to proposed key business and financial terms for an option to lease 16 acres of property in North Auburn that Costco Wholesale ...

Rock Creek fifth-graders rally to raise funds for trip

Rock Creek Elementary school will host its annual bunco and silent auction fundraiser on March 14, in an effort to send its fifth-grade class to Camp Augusta in Nevada City. Teach ...

Supes tweak Placer’s guidelines for transitional homeless housing

  Placer County supervisors have agreed to language revisions to ensure that changes made three years ago under state Senate Bill 2 on transitional and supportive housing con ...

Placer supes, staff jetting to D.C. for annual federal lobbying trip

Two Placer County supervisors and three top staffers are making a pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to huddle with Capitol officials next week on current and future federal funding a ...

Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?

  Placer County voters could soon be considering giving the Board of Supervisors a hefty pay raise. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to move a recommendation from the c ...

Auburn celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  There was an air of celebration as Auburn marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a program Monday that featured poetry, soul-filled singing and heartfelt reflections on a d ...

Land link to bolster Placer, North Auburn trail experience

Placer County has purchased key links to a public trail network that would stretch from Hidden Falls Regional Park to the Bear River. The purchase price of $297,000 acquires a tot ...

Remembering ‘the day the world stopped’ 50 years ago

  For those alive on Nov. 22, 1963, news that President John F. Kennedy had been shot is burrowed deep into youthful memories. Today, five decades later, the assassination o ...