Placer County

Public feeling fallout from furlough days

Friday was a furlough day for Placer County and the impact was being felt deep into a community used to open doors and personal contact five days a week. Wright Pierce stood in the ...

County may impose contract on Sheriff’s association

Placer supervisors could impose a temporary end to long-standing negotiations between the county and the Deputy Sheriff’s Association. The contract between the county and assoc ...

Placer unemployment climbs

As unemployment edges up across the state and the nation, Placer County is feeling the reverberations, too. Statistics released by the U.S. Department of Labor for the county refl ...

Inspection fee plan to air at MACs

A new State Water Resources Control Board proposal that could hit septic system users in the pocketbook will be discussed at a series of meetings this month in Placer County. With ...

Supes name new director of Community Development Resource Agency

Michael Johnson, who currently serves as Placer County’s planning director, has been named Community Development Resource Agency director. In closed session Tuesday, the Boar ...

Time to party

No matter your partisanship, there’s nothing like an Election Day party. All eyes will be glued to television screens around Placer County as national presidential election ret ...

Dozens of businesses represented at Placer County Job Fair Oct. 9

The economic slowdown means fewer employers have signed up for a booth at the fall Placer County Job Fair. But there are still plenty of options for job seekers, according to Cindy ...

Voters should receive sample ballots by Oct. 8

All Placer County registered voters should start checking their mailboxes for the Nov. 4, 2008 Presidential general election sample ballot pamphlet. Sample ballot pamphlets will b ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Mountain Rescue Team seeking volunteers

The Placer County Sheriff’s Mountain Rescue Team is currently recruiting new volunteer members. The team is seeking men and women over the age of 21 who have a desire to be par ...

Placer County highlights substance abuse prevention activities

AUBURN - With the release of its It's a Fact - Meth is Our Problem DVD in December of 2006, Placer County formally launched its methamphetamine awareness campaign. Produced by th ...