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Budget paints bleaker picture for supervisors

Placer County supervisors will consider a bleaker budget picture today, now that the state Legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger have patched together a plan to address Ca ...

I-80 detour end is in sight

The road to rehab Interstate 80 just east of Colfax is moving into the home stretch – with the end of detours in view. Caltrans is anticipating that road rehabilitation of I-80 ...

Sheriff’s Association, county reach tentative agreement

Deputy Sheriff’s Association leaders walked away with a tentative two-year contract agreement with Placer County. Andrew Scott, association vice president, confirmed Monday afte ...

Locals all atwitter for tech trend

If you were monitoring Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ Twitter feed at 11:24 p.m. on July 24, you knew just what he thought of a proposal to increase income-tax withholdings from emp ...

"Cash for Clunkers" gets weekend reprieve

For those who thought they missed out on the chance to get rid of their high-mileage, inefficient vehicles, looks like you’re in luck. The federal “Cash for Clunkers” progr ...

Sheriff’s Association sends contract to county

County officials are expected to review over the weekend a contract submitted by the Placer Deputy Sheriff’s Association Friday. The submission comes a few days before supervis ...

A little love can definitely be arranged

For some couples, family members meddling in their relationship is a recipe for disaster. But for Viral and Rachana Patel, their family’s matchmaking turned into matrimonial blis ...

Not your average hospital food

Strolling aisles of locally grown produce on Thursday, Valma Callahan picked up some white nectarines, lemon cucumbers, grapes and tomatoes. It was just like any other trip to a f ...

Three decades later, Nice Twice offers up-to-date duds

Few things have stayed the same on Vernon Street over the last three decades. But the women’s consignment store Nice Twice, which is celebrating 30 years in business downtown thi ...