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Placer supes like 2-1-1 service but have questions

Placer supervisors are showing support for a 2-1-1 information-hotline service in the county, but are still seeking more answers on how it would be established and where. The Boar ...

Six-figure blunder on boilers at South Placer jail to cost county

  Placer County supervisors moved Tuesday to remove $160,000 worth of boilers at the South Placer Correctional Facility’s kitchen that would have meant hiring five new ...

Placer County election activity beginning to heat up for 2014

  With an uncommon lull in campaigning this summer, Placer County’s elections division is preparing for the political heat to rise considerably in 2014. County Clerk J ...

Placer County refocuses on regional university plan

A joint powers authority could bind Placer County and the city of Roseville to a shared vision of establishing a regional university. Plans for a west Placer County campus lost mo ...

Dry Creek park unveiling planned

The public is invited to attend the grand-opening ceremony for the Dry Creek Community Park at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19. The 34-acre park is located at 9245 Walerga Road south o ...

Land swap “win-win” for Placer County, school district

  The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved an exchange of West Roseville properties projected to benefit both the county and the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School ...

Another View: The time is now for a four-year university in Placer County

As a county policy maker, issues like balancing the budget, keeping neighborhoods safe and aligning core public services with our community’s values and quality of life needs ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Placer County Fair could move from Roseville to Sheridan

AUBURN CA - Could the Placer County Fair make a move from Roseville to Sheridan? That?s the question the Placer County Board of Supervisors may be asking planning staff to study a ...