Sacramento County

Placer County unemployment rate rises

  Placer County’s unemployment rate is up for a second consecutive month, state Employment Development Department statistics released Friday indicate. The county joble ...

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 ...

Placer County healthcare worker believed to be latest area flu case

A Sacramento County resident who works in Placer County has been identified as the fifth probable swine flu case in that county. Dr. Glennah Trochet, Sacramento County public heal ...