Politics

Placer County targets Auburn-area roads for reflector safety

A survey has shown Bowman, Dry Creek and Lake Arthur roads are among the worst in the county for head-on collisions. With federal funding from the federal Highway Safety Improveme ...

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Curtains June 30 for Music and More at Placer County's North Auburn theater

Music and More Arts Academy has lost its bid to retain a World War II-vintage theater building in North Auburn it has called home since 1998. The Placer County Board of Supervisor ...

Backers of North Auburn homeless shelter to air concerns to Placer County supes

A massive crowd of advocates for a winter homeless shelter in Auburn could swell the ranks of audience members at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting. Placer ...

Placer supes poised to name vacancy date for North Auburn WWII theater

Final departure day for tenants at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on land targeted for a Costco could be June 30, under a plan to be considered Tuesday by the ...

Placer Water acting on King Fire watershed slide concerns

It’s classic Catch-22 country for the Placer County Water Agency as a storm rolls in to ease drought concerns – but increases the possibility of landslides in the King ...

North Auburn homeless shelter plan hits Placer County opposition

  With a winter chill in the air, homeless woman Lisa Halley surveyed a pile of her possessions sitting on the ground at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn. ...

Placer Water acts to prevent King Fire timber disaster

With the possibility of winter rains causing mudslides that could send thousands of trees downstream along the Rubicon River, Placer County Water Agency is acting to prevent a pote ...

Trustee’s sale coming for Auburn Airport Industrial Park buildings?

Buildings at the Auburn Airport Industrial Park owned by a Long Beach business are in default and could be sold at auction next month. The land underneath the buildings is owned b ...

Placer supes in wrangle over Sheridan industrial downzone

A Sheridan property owner is fighting a Placer County proposal that would downzone his land. Pete DiGiordano, owner of the targeted 33-acre Nader Road parcel, pleaded with the Pla ...