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Warwick University moving forward on Placer County campus

England’s University of Warwick has taken the first official step to establish a campus in Placer County, west of Roseville. Plans announced Thursday by the school call for ...

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 ...

North Auburn animal shelter has $1.3 million construction management cost

  Placer County supervisors agreed Tuesday to hire a Sacramento construction management firm for $1.3 million to assist staff with overseeing completion of a new $21.6-millio ...

New Placer County library strategy includes growing shift to digital formats

  Making hours more convenient for working people and staying on top of rapid-fire changes in technology to better serve library patrons more apt to fire up a Kindle than cra ...

Placer supes bestow hero medals on 6

“Cookie Guy” Steven Lease stepped up Tuesday to receive a “Hero” commemorative coin for service to Placer County. And true to form, he brought a batch of h ...

Supervisors Duran, Uhler open new district offices

First District Supervisor Jack Duran and Fourth District Supervisor Kirk Uhler have opened new district offices in Roseville, within their respective district boundaries. Both had ...

England’s Warwick University wooed for South Placer campus site

A Sacramento business group is footing the airfare for a flight to England by Placer County and city of Roseville officials that could help steer that nation’s Warwick Univer ...

Placer supes approve Auburn Folsom Road widening contract

The Placer County Board of Supervisors have awarded a $5.6 million construction contract for the final phase of the Auburn Folsom Road widening project. Funding includes countywid ...

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 ...

FPPC fines new League of Placer County Taxpayers

Longtime Roseville activist Jack Wallace didn’t live long enough to see the decision by the Fair Political Practices Commission regarding a complaint he filed in late Novembe ...

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 ...

Applicants sought for Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council

Placer County is seeking applicants interested in serving two-year terms on the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council. The terms of the council’s seven current members end ...

Who’s behind anti-Ozenick campaign mailers?

The group calling itself the League of Placer County Taxpayers is on a mission to dissuade Roseville residents from voting for candidate Phil Ozenick for City Council in the Nov. 6 ...

Fact-checking contentious issues from this election season

What seemingly began as community-minded individuals seeking positions on local elected boards has become a scene of simmering tensions this campaign season. Most of the drama inv ...

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 ...