jennifer montgomery

Five-candidate field for Placer supes 5th District

AUBURN CA - It’s a five-candidate field for the Placer County Board of Supervisors eastern District 5 seat now held by Jennifer Montgomery. Montgomery will be challenged by thre ...

Emergency access in place at Cape Horn exit

Residents near the Cape Horn exit off Interstate 80 east of Colfax are sleeping much better at night these days. Because the freeway exit did not meet federal safety regulations ...

Fiber-optic link to Colfax signals faster internet, telephone and TV services

AUBURN CALIF - Colfax residents and businesses are targeted for new high-speed data services early next year, with installation of a new fiber-optic network by Wave Broadband. The ...

Costco, Conkey, Placer County team on Auburn site

Placer County supervisors struck a deal with a Roseville developer Tuesday that could woo and win Costco as a tenant on county-owned land in North Auburn. Jim Conkey Real Estate D ...

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 ...

$2.6 million in fed funds OK’d for 8 new Placer sheriff’s officers

It’s called “The Drug Store” and the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the program – part of a new $2.6 million federal grant to hire eight deputies – will reach ...

Redistricting boundaries leave Auburn-based supervisor Jim Holmes outside of Auburn

Placer County moved one step closer Tuesday to establishing new supervisorial district boundaries – with the city of Auburn making a key shift from District 3 to District 5. Unde ...

Placer County scuttles Lake Tahoe biomass plant effort

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

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

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 ...

Local advisory council has vacancy

Applications are being accepted to fill a vacancy on the Weimar-Applegate-Colfax Municipal Advisory Council. The Weimar-Applegate-Colfax MAC is a seven-member advisory body that r ...

Do your part to conserve water

As you are all well aware, there has been a collapse of the PG&E Bear River Canal near Colfax. This is resulting in shortages of both treated and untreated water that could have p ...

Placer supes remove Montgomery from Lake Tahoe board

Four Placer County supervisors voted Tuesday to remove fellow supervisor Jennifer Montgomery from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency governing board. But Montgomery – bolstered ...