Seniors First proram offering low-cost meals for seniors

Seniors First, a non-profit agency in Placer County, provides a Senior Nutrition Program to the citizens of southern Placer County. The café sites are designed for seniors who a ...

Nosedive in revenues has Placer supervisors bracing for spending talks

Placer County staff and supervisors signaled Tuesday that they’re girding for more tough budget decisions spurred by an increasingly smaller revenue stream. With millions in fun ...

Supes OK raises for 6-figure execs

Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is asking questions about wage-increase and hiring policies. Montgomery, who represents eastern Placer County on the board, shone the ...

Budget paints bleaker picture for supervisors

Placer County supervisors will consider a bleaker budget picture today, now that the state Legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger have patched together a plan to address Ca ...

I-80 detour end is in sight

The road to rehab Interstate 80 just east of Colfax is moving into the home stretch – with the end of detours in view. Caltrans is anticipating that road rehabilitation of I-80 ...

Our predictions for the region, 2009

As we bid farewell to 2008 and welcome 2009 with open arms — and, hopefully, fuller retirement portfolios — we look to that time-honored tradition of New Year’s resolutions t ...

Responsible Host program battles underage drinking

A new program is giving parents and teenagers tools to use in guarding against underage alcohol consumption at New Year’s celebrations. The Placer “Parents Who Host Lose the M ...