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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 ...

Rockholm doubles up Duran in donations, spending for Roseville supes race

With Election Day coming Tuesday, Placer County Supervisor Rocky Rockholm is doubling up challenger Jack Duran in both campaign fundraising and spending. The two candidates are vy ...

Rocky Rockholm wrong-way e-mail raises hackles

Placer County Supervisor Rocky Rockholm is in an animal rights group’s doghouse after an e-mail knocking Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter President Rosemary Frieborn got i ...

Placer County Board of Supervisors opposes California septic system inspections, fees

Foes of a plan to force property owners to pay $325 every five years as part of a statewide septic system inspection program found support at the Placer County Board of Supervisors ...

Drowned baby’s grandparents plead for post-partum depression instruction

The parents of a Granite Bay woman who drowned her newborn daughter in a sink pleaded with the Placer County Board of Supervisors for pre-natal education on post-partum depression. ...

Supes show unanimous support for university development

Placer County supervisors OK’d Tuesday what amounts to a strong backbone of support for plans that could lead to development of a Drexel University campus in west Placer County. ...