Politics

North Auburn homeless shelter turnover targets July 1

With a $1.1 million annual contract and the blessing of the Placer County Board of Supervisors, the Gathering Inn is targeting July 1 for a smooth transition into the role of opera ...

Auburn budget shortfall now at $647K

By Gus Thomson Of the Auburn Journal Auburn’s budget deficit now stands at an adjusted $647,000. In a newly revised budget barometer presented to the Auburn City Council o ...

Auburn poised to hire fire chief from Orange County

By Gus Thomson Of the Auburn Journal Auburn is poised to have a fire chief after a three-year absence. A salary agreement paying $145,000 a year is on the Auburn City Council ag ...

Placer Election Wrap: Primary pushes candidates through to November

Primary pushes candidates through to November   By Gus Thomson Of the Auburn Journal   After the dust of Tuesday’s primary has cleared, it’s one election ...

Watch the Election Day action

Placer County’s elections chief is inviting voters in to watch Election Day on Tuesday in person. County Clerk Ryan Ronco’s office has issued a call to all interested ...

New Hidden Falls trailhead for North Auburn?

Placer County is moving to create a new access point in North Auburn to Hidden Falls Regional Park. But neighbors are objecting to the potential incursion on Bell Road that could ...

Placer County moves to close multi-million-dollar fire-funding gap

Facing a multi-year, multi-million-dollar funding gap for fire services, Placer County supervisors voted to support a new action plan that moves toward potential financial stabilit ...

Auburn battling city hall mold

Wind and rain have combined with a 102-year-old brick building to create mold problems at Auburn’s city hall. As a result, the city of Auburn is expecting to pay about $280, ...

Placer County takes offensive in opioid drug war

A national law firm known for bringing some of the biggest corporations to their knees in court has a new client - Placer County. Baron & Budd, a firm that has gone to court a ...

Choose wisely when choosing the next Placer County judge

Editor’s note: This is a candidate for Placer County Superior Court  judge. The Journal welcomes candidates to submit columns and a photo to ajournal@goldcountrymedia.co ...

Placer County resident vies for superior court judge seat

Editor’s note: This is a candidate for Placer County Superior Court  judge. The Journal welcomes candidates to submit columns and a photo to ajournal@goldcountrymedia.co ...

This week in the State Legislature

Gaines’ veteran license plate bill passes Senate committee Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) announced his Senate Bill 1357, a measure that would create a special veter ...

Ballots coming soon for Placer County residents

All Placer County registered voters should expect to receive in their mailboxes the June 5 Statewide Direct Primary Election Sample Ballot Pamphlet. Sample ballot pamphlets will be ...

Meet endorsed candidate for District 4, Jessica Morse

Jessica Morse, a fifth-generation Northern Californian, was endorsed as the only Democratic candidate for District 4 at the recent California Democratic Party State Convention. She ...

Inspection services extended for Bear River siphon

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) Board of Directors voted to extend a contract for specialty inspection services for the Bear River siphon replacement project and participated ...