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Vision clash in Placer, private school’s Kings Beach shoreline plans
Wednesday Jan 08 2014
A private school’s vision for prime Tahoe lakefront property in the heart of Kings Beach is bumping up against Placer County’s community plan update. The clash of visi ...
Game on for 2014 Placer County election hopefuls
Tuesday Jan 07 2014
Candidates – and the Placer County Clerk-Recorder’s Office – are already gearing up for the June 3 primary election. The most public indicator is activity at the ...
Potential future Auburn regional sewer capacity OK’d
Tuesday Nov 19 2013
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
Thursday Oct 10 2013
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
Wednesday Aug 21 2013
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
Wednesday Jul 31 2013
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
Wednesday May 08 2013
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
Wednesday Aug 08 2012
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
Thursday Oct 20 2011
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
Tuesday Oct 11 2011
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
Tuesday Oct 11 2011
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
Wednesday Oct 05 2011
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 ...
Placer County scuttles Lake Tahoe biomass plant effort
Wednesday Aug 10 2011
Placer County has pulled the plug on any plans to build a biomass power plant at Kings Beach on Lake Tahoe’s north shore. The plant was rejected by the Tahoe Regional Planning A ...
Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits
Tuesday Aug 09 2011
Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...
Placer’s $100K supes-controlled fund for charity stays in budget for now
Friday Jul 01 2011
Auburn’s 4 th of July fireworks are in no danger of fizzling and there are no plans for the cowboy poets to steer their couplets away from the annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Lo ...
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