Placer County

Placer County departments talk about doing more with less

One by one, departments updated Placer County supervisors on their budgets Thursday and Friday, all marching to a familiar tune: Do more with less. In the two-day budget workshop, ...

West Nile virus detected in Placer County

A mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus in a rural area of Placer County west of Lincoln, officials announced Tuesday. The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control Distri ...

Auburn offers variety of services for the homeless

Kendall Porco believes offering assistance to the homeless is showing kindness to a group of people who don’t often see it. Homeless Auburn residents trying to get back on their ...

How’s business in Auburn?

Find out Friday morning when the Auburn Chamber of Commerce hosts a Power Breakfast recapping the results of the recent “Listening to Business” walk through the greater Auburn ...

Another View: Join the online coupon party at Marketplace Deals

We didn’t make a Super Bowl commercial featuring Timothy Hutton or a blue-collar mechanic who found new life in a red dress. We don’t plan on signing up a national, brand-name ...

Sheriff’s Office wins national award

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was recently recognized on a national level for one of its community outreach events. For the second year in a row, the Sheriff’s Office was ...

Foster-youth group wants more men to join volunteer ranks

Don Genasci has no problem getting his hands dirty. The large backyard of his Roseville house is finely manicured with Himalayan birch, redwood and red maple trees, several plants ...

County forks over $470K for PIOs

The Placer County CEO’s office appears to be downsizing again, but many residents are appalled the bureaucracy and salaries were so large just last year. The latest organization ...