Placer County

Monument project still needs $40,000

A bronze sculpture to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry has started to take shape, but organizers still need $40,000 to complete the monument. The Japanese American ...

Roseville and Placer County closer to tax-sharing plan

The City of Roseville and Placer County reached a tentative tax-sharing deal today that will permit more than $150 million in infrastructure improvements within the city. The Plac ...

‘Stand Down’ provides critical services for Placer County veterans

During war, it’s called a Stand Down, when battle-weary soldiers drop fall from the front lines for food, rest and revival. But now the Stand Down concept is giving veteran ...

Mosquito samples hit season high for West Nile

Eight new mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus this week along the western Placer County border. This is the highest number of positive samples in one week since ...

West Nile virus detected in Placer County

A mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus in a rural area of Placer County west of Lincoln, officials announced Tuesday. The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control Distri ...

Roseville’s total property value drops 4.74 percent

Roseville’s property tax revenues decreased this year, but officials say they will not know the full impact on the city until the midyear budget review in December. A report ...

Explore Placer County's rich history

Guests on the Heritage Trail tour will visit the Roseville Telephone Museum, where they can try out the 60-year-old telephone equipment — Strowger Step-by-Step Switch — ...

Our View: Supervisors need to cut the right way

More transparency and cutting budgets in the public sector during lean times are great ideas on paper. The execution of those ideas is more important. Recently, District 1 Superv ...

Oakmont slays courtroom competition

After several days of fierce courtroom competition, the verdict is in: Oakmont High School’s Mock Trial team is the best in Placer County. The team took top honors — beating o ...

How’s business in Auburn?

Find out Friday morning when the Auburn Chamber of Commerce hosts a Power Breakfast recapping the results of the recent “Listening to Business” walk through the greater Auburn ...