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Placer County grand jury: Better security for Auburn courthouse, Lincoln Police

The Placer County grand jury is calling for better security at the Placer County Courthouse and Lincoln Police facilities. The Lincoln Police facility didn’t fare well, with the ...

Small cities, big pay

Placer County communities are paying city and town managers at Bay Area prices even though the cost-of-living index is about 30 percent less, a new grand jury report says. But in ...

Grand jury: More public scrutiny needed for supes’ $100,000 donation pot

Placer County supervisors need to tighten up on the $100,000 they donate every year from county coffers to non-profits and community organizations, the grand jury says. In a repor ...

Ex-Sierra College President Kevin Ramirez exonerated by state political watchdog

The Fair Political Practices Commission has found no wrongdoing after a review of 2004 allegations filed against former President Kevin Ramirez by Trustee Aaron Klein. Klein’s co ...

Spending keeps growing

With John Mendes, disgraced former CEO of the Placer County Superior Court, allegedly awarding himself unauthorized raises in excess of $400,000 one would think that those involved ...