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Placer Water Agency to sell surplus American River water to East Bay MUD

  Placer County Water Agency is moving ahead with the sale of up to 20,000 acre-feet of water from the American River that it doesn’t have the capacity to pump for its ...

Bay Delta Conservation Plan public review period extended 60 days

Lead state and federal agencies have extended the public comment period for the draft Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) and the draft Environmental Impact Review/Environmental Imp ...

Auburn’s lack of listings adds up to sellers’ housing market

  Auburn continues to experience low levels of home inventory for sale, according to area real-estate sales agents. And while that creates a sellers’ market for homeow ...

Noise issues cloud Auburn compatibility study

Residents near Auburn Municipal Airport have spoken up about noise from planes, and Placer County Airport Land Use Commission staff will be providing answers to the board Wednesday ...

Placer County STEM Expo reinvents ‘science fair’

When he set up the first the Placer County STEM Expo in 2011, Executive Director Eric Bull, an associate professor at William Jessup University, hoped it would be an antidote to th ...

Sheriff’s search and rescue team hosts statewide event

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Mountain Rescue Team will be hosting more than 400 volunteers from across the state to participate in simulated search-and-rescue scenarios ...

Drug culture in Sabre City Estates triggering crime, eyesores

The half-burned floors and hallways of the mobile at 150 Hap Arnold Loop are exposed to winds and filled with the abandoned items of a man long dead: This battered framework is rep ...

Media Life: Placer’s Highway 40 stretch gets new monument in Ophir

Take a detour off the smooth textures of  Interstate 80 and onto Ophir Road near Auburn and you’ll soon get an inkling for how automobile travel felt and sounded like in ...

Placer’s parched Ophir Gardens could get state drought aid

Rita Bainbridge knows the cluster of small cottages near Auburn that she lives in are running out of well water. Bainbridge said she sees the water trucks arrive on a regular basi ...

Federal prosecutors arrest Rocklin, Roseville men for online child exploitation

A Sacramento-based task force has arrested a 45-year-old Rocklin man and a 49-year-old Roseville man on charges of knowingly receiving child pornography through a file-sharing netw ...