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Potential future Auburn regional sewer capacity OK’d

  Auburn has reserved future space on the soon-to-be-built regional wastewater link between North Auburn and Lincoln’s sewage treatment plant. The Auburn City Council ...

Placer supes like 2-1-1 service but have questions

Placer supervisors are showing support for a 2-1-1 information-hotline service in the county, but are still seeking more answers on how it would be established and where. The Boar ...

Six-figure blunder on boilers at South Placer jail to cost county

  Placer County supervisors moved Tuesday to remove $160,000 worth of boilers at the South Placer Correctional Facility’s kitchen that would have meant hiring five new ...

Placer County election activity beginning to heat up for 2014

  With an uncommon lull in campaigning this summer, Placer County’s elections division is preparing for the political heat to rise considerably in 2014. County Clerk J ...

Placer supes approve $13.78-a-month North Auburn sewer fee hike

Sewer users in the North Auburn area will be paying another $13.78 a month starting in July, Placer County supervisors decided Tuesday. The decision followed a sometimes-stormy, t ...

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Placer supes’ disputed charity fund has new look, old concerns

A $100,000 fund dispensing money to charitable causes and controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors still stands after weathering an internal challenge. Three superviso ...

Supes agree to Auburn’s redistricting shift into rural District 5

Placer County supervisors set new borders for their five districts Tuesday, with the most notable change being the complete shift of the whole of the city of Auburn into District 5 ...

Slush or aid to worthy causes? Placer supes split on $100,000 fund

Placer County supervisors disagreed Tuesday on how best to oversee a controversial $100,000 fund they control that uses taxpayer dollars for charitable causes. Donations from the ...

State prisoner shift starts in Placer County under funding cloud

Starting this week, Placer County will assume responsibility for about 30 new offenders a month as the state shifts more of the burden for nonviolent and non-serious crimes from st ...