Politics

Mammoth sewer pipeline project approaches North Auburn

A giant pipeline designed to work like a small, encased river to flow wastewater from North Auburn to Lincoln has reached the outskirts of Auburn. Heavy equipment on Monday was di ...

Wally Reemelin was top Placer County taxpayer watchdog

Wally Reemelin, a Meadow Vista resident who spent more than 40 years fighting for fiscal responsibility and transparency in government in Placer County, has died at 96. Reemelin, ...

They earn how much?

Data on earnings of local municipal employees, including names, pay and benefits gathered by Transparent California – the state’s largest public-sector compensation dat ...

Auburn Recreation District mulls Lake Clementine power plant opposition

The Auburn Recreation District will weigh the pros and cons of opposing a hydroelectric plant proposed by a Canadian company for Lake Clementine at the North Fork Dam. The idea of ...

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 ...