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Placer County can toast its good health – and raise its wheatgrass glass high

Looking for a healthy lifestyle? Look no further than Placer County, according to rankings in a new survey on the overall health of California residents. Placer County ranked No. ...

Cooperative Extension aims to teach beginning farmers the ropes

Whether driven by an idyllic view of working with the land or a commitment to the local food movement, farming in the Sierra foothills is attracting smart and passionate adherents. ...

Suspects in deadly pursuit were unsupervised after Placer crimes

Three suspects who allegedly caused the deaths of two people Wednesday by triggering a high-speed pursuit in Auburn had been the subjects of an extensive Roseville police investiga ...

Placer County budget in recovery mode

Placer County’s finances are continuing in recovery mode, the Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday. Andy Heath, Placer County deputy CEO of finance, administration and budge ...

Placer Superior Court seeks volunteers for grand jury

Placer County Superior Court is seeking applications from Placer County residents interested in serving on the 2014-15 grand jury. The grand jury’s term of service starts Ju ...

Placer County unemployment up for January

While several local industries are showing gains in employment, the end of the holiday shopping season has spurred an increase in Placer County’s jobless rate. According to ...

Noise issues cloud Auburn compatibility study

Residents near Auburn Municipal Airport have spoken up about noise from planes, and Placer County Airport Land Use Commission staff will be providing answers to the board Wednesday ...

Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other

Returning to her Cloverdale, Ore., home after going out for shopping and dinner, Ann Bodyfelt spotted the red light on her phone’s answering machine. The message it was sig ...

Placer County could ease rules on A-frame, portable signs

With an eye on helping businesses still reeling from the Great Recession, Placer County is moving toward temporarily legalizing A-frame and portable signs through at least mid-Octo ...

Filing season opens on June primary in Placer County

The filing period is on in Placer County for the June 3 primary, with incumbents for a string of county posts including sheriff, assessor and treasurer leading the roster of prospe ...