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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 OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

Rural community-center wrangles to be heard by Placer planning panel

Agricultural-zoned landowners seeking ?community center? status for private parties and other functions under Placer County zoning regulations are being bumped up a notch to the pl ...

Placer County supes give support to urban chicken raising

Placer County supervisors made it easier Tuesday for most homeowners to have up to six chickens. No roosters, guinea hens and peahens will be allowed under a zoning amendment appr ...

Council has done well

Loomis is admired by many as the “little town that could.” From sustainable growth to financially sound decisions, the Loomis Town Council has made Loomis one of the most desir ...

Loomis officials contemplate next legal move on Clover Valley

Clover Valley Foundation and the Sierra Club leaders are “huddling” with their attorneys after a Sacramento Superior Court judge denied their lawsuit to stop development of a r ...

Liss will 'balance expansion, business, and community needs'

Change is not easy, but it is critical that citizens vote to change the ruinous pro-development direction Loomis is taking. Gary Liss must be elected to turn the tide of ever-incre ...

Sierra Club program to discuss clearcutting

A presentation by Marily Woodhouse, the Save the Sierra Campaign organizer, will present “Clearcut Nation” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Auburn Library, 350 Nevada Street, ...

Rockin, Loomis lawsuit stalling conservation plan

A new agreement between the City of Rocklin, the United Auburn Indian Community and Clover Valley Partners is “irrelevant” to the Loomis lawsuit against Rocklin and the develop ...

Wine tasting ordinance should address concerns of privately maintained roads

Placer County’s wine tasting ordinance controversy centers on the taking and using of privately maintained roads for public commercial use. Wineries claim that wine bars and sale ...