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Placer supes OK gates to deter Granite Bay crime

AUBURN CA - Granite Bay as a community of gated enclaves? Concerns over burglaries were cited as a major reason to allow more of them Tuesday. But nearby residents opposed to the i ...

New Placer County CEO set to take the helm this week

AUBURN CA - The first regular meeting with new Placer County Executive Officer David Boesch highlights a full agenda Tuesday for the Board of Supervisors. Boesch was hired last Mo ...

Donors turn off funding tap in advance of Placer County supes election

AUBURN CA - Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday in three Placer County Board of Supervisors races. But Election Day in Placer County for a $30,000-a-year post that provides ...

Supes OK Placer Vineyards plan revision

AUBURN CA - Faced with a new financial paradigm since the housing bubble burst, the once-buoyant Placer Vineyards project gained concessions Tuesday from Placer County that allow t ...

Placer supes adopt $765.8 million budget

Praising Placer County budget-balancing efforts, Placer County supervisors adopted a $765.8 million spending plan Tuesday for the coming year. On paper, the final budget is 1.1 pe ...

Updated plan to keep PFE Road open

Despite surpassing its maximum allowed traffic volume, PFE Road will remain open after the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved an updated transportation plan last week. At ...

Roseville supe Duran finding personal fiscal restraint hits home with voters

Rookie Placer County Supervisor Jack Duran said he’s finding the symbols of his own personal fiscal restraint program are resonating with constituents. Duran, who was sworn in th ...

New Roseville jail will have arraignment courtroom after all

Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a jail courtroom for arraignments at the 390-bed South Placer Adult Correctional Facility now under construction in Roseville. T ...

Granite Bay Supervisor Kirk Uhler could be off the recall hook

Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler may not be the subject of a recall drive after all. Members of Save Granite Bay, which is behind a possible recall petition drive, met earlier ...

Placer’s mPower green-loan program switches on non-residential focus

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program is officially on hold for homeowners but being kept afloat for non-residential customers. A cost-wary Board of Supervisors approved a r ...

Plug pulled on Placer County’s green loans program but red ink still flows

The future’s not so bright for a Placer County loan program set up to help finance greener homes. Not only has the Federal Housing Finance Agency put the fledgling mPower progra ...

Placer County grand jury: Better security for Auburn courthouse, Lincoln Police

The Placer County grand jury is calling for better security at the Placer County Courthouse and Lincoln Police facilities. The Lincoln Police facility didn’t fare well, with the ...

Duran emerges the clear winner in bitterly fought Roseville supes race

Jack Duran is the winner in a bitterly fought election battle with Rocky Rockholm for the Roseville seat on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. But the overall primary electio ...

Jack Duran knocks out Rocky Rockholm in Roseville Placer County supes race

Roseville voters turned Placer County’s District 1 in a new direction Tuesday, electing challenger Jack Duran. Duran, an attorney who sits on the Roseville Union High School Dis ...

Roseville supes opponents Duran, Rockholm raise election stink over trash contractor donation charge

Placer County Supervisor Rocky Rockholm and challenger Jack Duran are warring in a late-election tilt over contributions from the umbrella company that operates the county’s Mate ...