Politics

Placer County gears up for Nov. 6 General Election, increases poll worker stipend

    In preparation for the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office has increased st ...

Roseville City Council proclamations honor Constitution; prostate cancer awareness

During a quick 25-minute Roseville City Council meeting, a council proclamation honored the U.S. Constitution as Sept. 17 through 23 is now Constitution Week in Roseville.  ...

Rocklin City Council praises new city clerk

In a short 55-minute meeting, the big Rocklin City Council news was the hiring of a new city clerk. Council members unanimously praised the decision as Mona Forster takes the helm ...

Placer’s agriculture value shrinks

Placer County has a long and proud history of agricultural activity, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. From the rice fields in south Place ...

Roseville City Council adjusts budget to battle human trafficking

The Roseville Police Department is teaming up with Stand Up Placer to battle human trafficking. On Wednesday, Roseville City Council approved the police department’s grant fr ...

Former Roseville city manager back as a Planning Commissioner

The former longtime Roseville City Manager Rob Jensen was thrust back into public office on Aug. 1 when Roseville City Council voted 4-1 to appoint Rob Jensen to the Roseville Plan ...

Time to fix the DMV

At the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), state employees are sleeping on the job. Literally. A recent report revealed that one particular employee had a habit of sleeping severa ...

Roseville City Council make strides with public library

Roseville City Council unanimously approved Wednesday buying media materials for the Roseville libraries in the amount of $50,000. The funding is included in the Fiscal Year 2018/1 ...

McClintock, Morse agree to public debate on Sept. 23

The first debate between incumbent Congressman Tom McClintock and challenger Jessica Morse will be on Sept. 23, pending confirmation of a venue’s availability. This comes a ...

Placer Business Resource Center helps farmers succeed

Placer County has a long and rich history of farming and ranching, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. The dedication and hard work by our ...

Casino owners could chip in millions on new Highway 65-99 link

The Auburn based tribe that owns Thunder Valley Casino could step up with $24 million to financially energize construction of a new road between Highway 65 in Placer County and Hig ...

Dominick Casey is new Roseville city manager

Roseville has a new city manager as Interim City Manager Dominick Casey was notified Monday morning that City Council appointed him as city manager. Casey served as interim city ...

Roseville City Council generously donates to battle hunger

Roseville politicians provide a win for fighting hunger. Special request 8.1 on Wednesday’s Roseville's City Council Agenda was a big one. The special request came from G ...

Tears, anger punctuate Placer County debate on sanctuary state law

UPDATED: JULY 11 2 P.M. Tears, anger and emotions rubbed raw on both sides Tuesday as the divisive sanctuary state issue embroiled the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers ...

Sacramento continues to propose new taxes amidst record revenues

Our state government is collecting more money from Californians than ever before. At $200 billion, this year’s state budget set a new record, surpassing last year’s bud ...