Politics

Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan

Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...

McClintock ahead in 4th District Congress election

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock was on his way Tuesday to a decisive victory over fellow Republican Art Moore, early results indicated. Moore, an upstart candidate with a military and bu ...

Measure B’s Placer County supes salary increase on way to win

A measure that would boost Placer County Board of Supervisors salaries and tie future increases to neighboring counties was on its way to voter approval Tuesday. With just more th ...

Supes’ proposed raise less than city leaders in Roseville, Rocklin, Lincoln

Placer County voters will decide Tuesday if the county’s board of supervisors will get its first raise since 1992, when voters passed a measure that capped the part-time supe ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

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. ...

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 ...

Roseville leaders look hard at upcoming budget

Roseville City Council members were presented with details of a complete budget proposal for the fiscal year 2015 Tuesday evening. City Financial Director Monty Hanks, Electric Ut ...