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Speed bumps emerge in Costco contract for North Auburn store

Four of five Placer County supervisors gave their OK to proposed key business and financial terms for an option to lease 16 acres of property in North Auburn that Costco Wholesale ...

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 ...

Shadow of a drought: More rain buys Placer Water time to strategize

A series of storms in February and early March haven’t ended drought conditions in the foothills, but they have given the Placer County Water Agency a welcome extension in de ...

Soroptimist present 4th Annual Women’s Opportunity Awards

The Placer Herald attended the 4th Annual Women’s Opportunity Awards in Rocklin on Saturday, March 8, taking photographs and watching Jessica Singer earn top honors.&nbs ...

Lincoln area’s longtime Placer County supervisor challenged

The Lincoln area’s longtime Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt is being challenged for the seat he has held for 19 years, while a potential opponent for Roseville Super ...

Dutch Bros. brews profits for 9-year-old with leukemia

For the next two weeks, Dutch Bros. Coffee is collecting donations for 9-year-old Brooke Beaubier, a Roseville resident battling T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The Oregon-ba ...

Bookman breaches worlds within pages

In a small shop, located on a little corner, lies some wonderfully rare books and a rare man who can tell you all about them. Ronald J. Ballou, Bookman, has been selling the uniqu ...

Placer County unemployment up for January

While several local industries are showing gains in employment, the end of the holiday shopping season has spurred an increase in Placer County’s jobless rate. According to ...

Hard landing after wild ride in Auburn

(Auburn Journal photo) This SUV ended up in a parking stall between two concrete pillars after a wild ride across the Elm Avenue intersection from Auburn Ravine Road and a six-foo ...

Friends of the Roseville Public Library hosting poetry contest

The Friends of the Roseville Public Library is calling on all adults who write poetry to submit their work to the FOL Poetry Contest 2014. This judged contest is open to anyone ove ...

The Dutch are here! New Granite Bay coffee stop is packed

Dutch Bros. Coffee opened March 7 in Granite Bay, serving their uniquely named coffee mixes including the Kicker, Annihilator, ER-911, Cocomo and several other early morning booste ...

Roseville officials travel to South Africa for hotel/conference center meetings

Four officials with the city of Roseville returned from a recent trip to Johannesburg, South Africa, feeling positive about the likelihood of securing an investor in a hotel confer ...

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

Trouble on the Tracks: Despite murders, Roseville still draws train-hoppers

Editor’s note: The Press Tribune was with Roseville Police Officer Dave Flood during his contacts with all individuals mentioned in this story. Exactly one year ago, John Al ...

Placer’s primary election deadline today

The deadline for candidate filing to get on the ballot for the June 3 statewide primary is today. Among the offices open for candidates in Placer County are the Board of Superviso ...