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Big crowd but Placer supes put off Penryn apartment appeal decision

AUBURN CA - Red ‘stop’ signs on signs and red-shirted opponents to the 150-unit Orchards at Penryn apartment proposal were abundant Thursday at an appeal hearing in front of th ...

150-unit Penryn residential complex passes Placer planning panel test

AUBURN CA - A divided Placer County Planning Commission voted 3-2 Thursday to approve the controversial Orchard at Penryn project. The decision signals an appeal to the Board of S ...

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 ...

150-unit Orchard housing development tapped for Penryn

In the development stage with Placer County for the past four years, the 150-unit Orchard at Penryn housing project goes before the planning commission Thursday for a public hearin ...

Placer County vintners uncork frustration over bottled-up wine ordinance

Legal questions are delaying a Placer County Board of Supervisors decision on a new winery ordinance – and vintners are upset. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold off ...