orchards

Mandarin growers move to save crop from freeze

  A cold snap has mandarin growers in the foothills of Placer County looting closets for sheet and cranking up irrigation systems to protect orchards and the tangy treats han ...

Placer supes to resume discussions on 150-unit Penryn apartment project

  AUBURN CA - Debate over a 150-unit apartment project in Penryn will resume Dec. 11 at the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The Dec. 11 meeting will be the third before ...

Placer supes put off decision on 150-unit Penryn apartment project

AUBURN CA - A 150-unit apartment project in Penryn will remain in limbo for at least another three weeks after the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to continue disc ...

Placer supes will finally voice views Tuesday on Orchards at Penryn wrangle

AUBURN CA - Red-shirted opponents and symbolic red “stop” signs should be out in full force again Tuesday as a San Diego developer’s 150-unit apartment plans for ...

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 ...

Manadarin support now could reap rich future rewards

Agriculture proponent Joanne Neft might very well have the hook to put Placer County’s mandarins on the map, but she can’t do it alone. On a quest to determine the health benef ...