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Placer supes agree to share tax bucks on 2,470-home development with Lincoln

Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a property-tax-sharing agreement with Lincoln on a 521-acre development proposal that promises the construction of 2,471 new home ...

February weather off to a fabulous start

As California drought conditions languish on, there is some good news being reported by regional forecasters: Two weather systems will be bringing more snowfall and rain to the Sie ...

Outdoors: Drought setting records and causing fishing closures

Well, it’s official: this drought is turning out to be “The Drought,” as many records have already been set – several of which beat the old records set in t ...

Auburn ‘skunk man’ finds sweet smell of success with handmade trap

When Auburn’s Steve Koltvet and his neighbors catch the scent of skunk wafting unpleasantly through the air, they turn for relief to a watertight box he hand-built with a wir ...

Opposition organizing against demolition of WWII theater in North Auburn

Supporters of an effort to keep a 70-year-old North Auburn theater from being demolished to make way for a Costco parking lot will be holding an organization meeting Wednesday. Co ...

Roseville, Placer County launch Bucks for Bikes

The city of Roseville and Placer County Transportation Planning Agency recently launched Bucks for Bikes to increase the number of bicycling commuters within the county. The annua ...

Crime Log: Con artists win out with ‘secret shopper scam’

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Jan. 16 At 2:13 a.m., a Roseville police officer made a ...

Had a financial check-up lately?

The start of each year begins the season of resolutions — many of them pertaining to our health. But this is the perfect time to get a financial check-up, as well. Granite B ...

Homewood Mountain Resort lawsuit settled with Earth Justice

Homewood Mountain Resort’s parent company, JMA Ventures, has settled a lawsuit by Earth Justice on behalf of Friends of the West Shore and the Tahoe Area Sierra Club, removin ...

Auburn hospital grapples with Affordable Care Act challenges

  Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital is facing challenges as the Affordable Care Act is implemented, the North Auburn medical facility’s executive director said. But hospita ...