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County information on speed dial

Placer County residents may soon have a new resource to access what their community has to offer. During a recent Board of Supervisors meeting, members of the 211 Placer Steering ...

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 ...

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 ...

Property taxation revenue drops 3 percent

A report issued July 18 reveals decreasing property tax revenues throughout Placer County, but officials say the information is not going to impact the budgets they already have. ...

Suction dredging ban a drain for miners

Dennis Robnett estimates a statewide moratorium on suction dredge mining for gold has cut business at Pioneer Mining by 60 percent. The Auburn business is one of many in the moth ...

Get rid of hazardous waste Saturday

All Placer County residents can take advantage of a free hazardous waste collection event this weekend. From 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, most products labeled “danger ...