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I-80, Hwy. 65 bottlenecks are focus of Placer transportation planners

AUBURN CA - With the cost rising to unplug new and future bottlenecks in the vicinity of Roseville’s busy Galleria shopping center, Placer County Transportation Planning Agency b ...

Placer County Sups honor locals for community service

The Placer County Board of Supervisors paid tribute to several locals for outstanding community service during a special recognition ceremony last week. Betty and Gary Doupnik, of ...

Embezzlement sentencing delay for Placer campaign aide

A U.S. District Court judge granted a request Monday for a delay in sentencing ex-campaign aide Brian Jagger on a wire-fraud charge. Jagger pleaded guilty in July to the single wir ...

Placer supes poised to vote water agency director out of a seat

Mike Lee moved closer Tuesday to being voted out of office and all it will take is three votes. Constituents in the Placer County Water Agency district he has served for the past ...

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 ...

Improvements are coming to Interstate 80 access

As a long time boardmember, and now chair, of the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA), I am honored to be on a team whose long-term visionary planning has kept ove ...

Uhler keeps the peace in Granite Bay zoning dispute

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s role as peacemaker between a 26-lot Granite Bay development and its opponents just may have turned down the heat on a recall drive. In the ...

Shuffle continues in wake of two high-level Placer County departures

Changes are taking place in the upper echelons of Placer County management. A year ago, County Executive Officer Tom Miller was flanked by three top-level staffers – Assistant C ...

Save Granite Bay’s recall drive against Kirk Uhler could be targeting lame duck

With the Save Granite Bay recall drive proceeding slowly against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler, its target said today the opposition is missing one key point – whether he ...

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler recall drive still in limbo

An important deadline has passed for proponents of a threatened recall drive against Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler. But a spokesman for the group Save Granite Bay said the r ...

Granite Bay group revs up recall drive against Supervisor Kirk Uhler

A Granite Bay group is going ahead with its recall drive against District 4 Supervisor Kirk Uhler after all. Will Ellis, a Granite Bay resident and co-founder of Save Granite Bay, ...

Granite Bay Supervisor Kirk Uhler could be off the recall hook

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler may not be the subject of a recall drive after all. Members of Save Granite Bay, which is behind a possible recall petition drive, met earlier ...

Drive to recall Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler moves forward

Facing a fight for his political life, Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler used a budget meeting Wednesday to lash out at a Granite Bay group mounting a recall drive to remove him ...

Hidden Falls Park gets Placer funds over rec district protests

Weathering strong opposition from the Auburn Recreation District, Placer County supervisors approved a $150,000 request today for developer fees to help fund the expansion of Hidde ...

Super salaries: Supes open up county coffers for top-paid employees

Some of Placer County’s most generous employee contracts for the coming year were OK’d Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Topping the list was Dr. Olga Ignatowicz, who will ...