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Clutter or business boon? Placer County easing sign restrictions to boost economy

With a goal of helping businesses boost their bottom lines, Placer County supervisors approved Tuesday a temporary easing of rules governing A-frames and other portable signs. Whi ...

Patient launches campaign against proposed pot ban

A Roseville man has launched a campaign to keep a proposed ban on outdoor medical marijuana cultivation off the books. Mike Waak, 46, says the best way to prevent the ordinance is ...

Roseville council holds off on pot ban

Roseville patients who use medical marijuana will have to wait a little longer to find out if they will be allowed to continue growing their weed outdoors. The Roseville City Coun ...

Fire chiefs like Placer County weed-cleanup concept, want more details

Rural Placer County fire chiefs are giving qualified support to expansion of a hazardous vegetation abatement program to western slope communities. Chief Tony Corado of the South ...

Placer County gets cracking on new chicken-raising rules for homeowners

A new urban chicken movement is all about the eggs. But Placer County is embarking on an effort to put revised chicken-raising rules in place that are more about dogs, fee structur ...

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 ...