Politics

Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Newcomer candidates get seasoned fast

  Political campaigning is hard, and it can be an eye-opening experience for the unseasoned candidate. Two local candidates, Art Moore, who is running against incumbent Rep. ...

Prop. 47 triggers strong emotions in region

This fall, Californians will vote on Proposition 47, an initiative that will determine if some of the most common property and drug crimes will be reduced from felony to a misdemea ...

McClintock, Moore exchange blows in heated debate

Congressman Tom McClintock and opposing congressional candidate Art Moore locked horns during a contentious debate centered on voting record, district residency and legislative exp ...

Law steps up safety for animal control

Life may have gotten a little safer for animal control officers in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Roseville, which could provide gr ...

Placer County hires San Antonio expert for homeless study

Looking for answers to the continuing problem of homelessness, Placer County is mounting a $49,500       study to examine current needs and possible f ...

New committee to look at Placer County Fair options

Top officials for Auburn’s Gold Country Fair are not committing support for the idea of moving the 2014 Placer County Fair there from Roseville. But they’re also not c ...

Placer County Fair moving from Roseville to Auburn?

While the future of Roseville’s troubled Placer County Fair is uncertain, two Placer County supervisors are discussing the possibility of moving the fair to Auburn in 2015. ...

2 state bills would choke businesses

Over the years, California has earned a reputation of not being friendly to business interests, and thus we have seen states like Texas come try to pry businesses to move out of ou ...

Grand Jury issues pointed report on Costco site, seniors

The Placer County Grand Jury is recommending that supervisors tap a $1.3 million enterprise fund to help Seniors First move from the DeWitt Center, which it’s being ousted fr ...