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Placer County set to spend $1 million on new Sunset Industrial Area plan
Tuesday Nov 18 2014
Placer County supervisors are poised to approve a $1 million contract with a Sacramento consulting firm to update the Sunset Industrial Area vision. The Sunset Industrial Area is ...
Lincoln area’s longtime Placer County supervisor challenged
Tuesday Mar 11 2014
The Lincoln area’s longtime Placer County Supervisor Robert Weygandt is being challenged for the seat he has held for 19 years, while a potential opponent for Roseville Super ...
Placer County could ease rules on A-frame, portable signs
Tuesday Feb 18 2014
With an eye on helping businesses still reeling from the Great Recession, Placer County is moving toward temporarily legalizing A-frame and portable signs through at least mid-Octo ...
Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?
Wednesday Feb 05 2014
Placer County voters could soon be considering giving the Board of Supervisors a hefty pay raise. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to move a recommendation from the c ...
Placer supes bestow hero medals on 6
Wednesday Dec 11 2013
“Cookie Guy” Steven Lease stepped up Tuesday to receive a “Hero” commemorative coin for service to Placer County. And true to form, he brought a batch of h ...
Granite Bay neighbors fail to stop Placer County garage gun business
Wednesday Nov 13 2013
With plans to start a firearms and ammunition-loading business out of his Granite Bay garage, Gary Gaugler ran into a hornet’s nest of opposition from neighbors. Gau ...
Placer County’s public health chief retiring after 17 years
Wednesday Nov 06 2013
After 30 years of public service, including 17 years as Placer County’s public health chief, Dr. Richard Burton is retiring. Burton’s departure as Health and Human Ser ...
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 ...
New inmate telephone services contract could generate $285,000
Monday Jul 29 2013
A new inmate telephone services contract approved by the Placer County Board of Supervisors this week will generate an estimated $285,000 each year. The funds generated through the ...
Three begin four-year terms on Board of Supervisors
Saturday Jan 12 2013
The Placer County Board of Supervisors held its first meeting of the year Tuesday, selecting Jim Holmes to serve as chairman and naming Jack Duran vice chair for 2013. The first o ...
Placer County looks to fill seat on Planning Commission
Wednesday Dec 05 2012
Placer County is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission as an at-large representative of western Placer County. The deadline for subm ...
Board honors vets, introduces new veterans service officer
Wednesday Nov 07 2012
The estimated 33,000 veterans who live in Placer County were honored by the Board of Supervisors last week for their service to the United States. Board members voted unan ...
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 ...
2010 census: Drive revs up for the count
Sunday Jan 10 2010
The U.S. Census Bureau is using tour buses to drive home the point that it’s best to be counted. The bureau launched the traveling show in early January, sending out the vehicl ...
Sheriff’s association votes ‘no’ on county contract
Friday Sep 04 2009
The Placer Deputy Sheriff’s Association “nearly unanimously” voted down a proposed contract from the county. On Tuesday, county CEO Tom Miller said he plans to recommend th ...
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