JIM HOLMES

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Auburn celebrates Martin Luther King’s “audacity to believe”

Justice and freedom were at the forefront of a celebration on Monday in Auburn to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. With more than 100 people in attendance, speakers spoke of the l ...

Auburn, Rocklin libraries to close Mondays

Auburn and Rocklin libraries will be behind closed doors on Mondays starting Jan. 26 as the Placer County library system takes what its chief librarian says are temporary steps to ...

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 ...