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Dogs who dine are legally welcome at Auburn eateries

Dogs are having their day in 2015 with a new California law that OKs them to legally accompany people to restaurants. With a few important caveats, canines are allowed to be broug ...

Placer County on alert for measles spread

Ebola. Influenza. And now the measles. The last six months have seen concern ebb and flow as the threat of an outbreak emerges. The latest is measles. The state Department of Pu ...

Placer supes keep North Auburn emergency homeless shelter on table

A proposal to operate an emergency homeless shelter in a North Auburn building formerly occupied by minimum-security jail inmates received guarded support Thursday from the Placer ...

Ceremony celebrates mandarin orchard preservation

No lot splits. Always destined to stay in agriculture. A 47-acre ranch in the foothills between Auburn and Lincoln that has been producing mandarins since the 1970s was celebrated ...

Local businesses anticipate Raise80 project

With Interstate 80 scheduled to be closed in both directions on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 from the hours of 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and then temporarily from Jan. 25 through Feb. 9, locals are ...

Slain detective to be honored by Placer County supes

Update 10:35 a.m.: Correcting departmental affiliation of Deputy Jeff Davis. Heroism of the highest order will be honored today when the Board of Supervisors presents commemorati ...

Rural Placer County mandarin orchard preserved

Rural Placer County mandarin grower Rich Ferreira said he’s seen the land around him slowly gentrified over his lifetime. With deep roots in the soil that grows mandarins, l ...

Placer County out in front of Auburn, Roseville storm-shelter needs

Auburn’s most storm-vulnerable residents are finding shelter from Placer County, the American Red Cross and The Gathering Inn. Storm-specific emergency shelters are being op ...

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Placer County exploring new rules for ‘boutique’ wineries

New proposed rules are attempting to balance Placer County desires to help develop a viable winemaking industry and concerns of neighbors over the intrusion of noise, traffic and o ...