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Auburn out of running for 2014 Amgen bike tour

For the first time in at least five years, Auburn won’t be seeking a visit from the Amgen Tour of California. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, a leader in organizing a com ...

Kings arena financing plans, Placer County role, grow clearer

SACRAMENTO – The drive to keep the Sacramento Kings is also planning to keep its hand out of Placer County taxpayer pocketbooks. The 100-strong Think BIG committee of regional l ...

Small cities, big pay

Placer County communities are paying city and town managers at Bay Area prices even though the cost-of-living index is about 30 percent less, a new grand jury report says. But in ...