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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 ...

Media Life: Placer County products are Emmy nominees for “Deadliest Catch”

“Deadliest Catch” has netted another Emmy nomination for cinematography, which means Placer County products Todd and Doug Stanley are up for a second win. The brothers – Tod ...

A dozen more possible swine flu cases emerge in Placer County

Lab results for Placer County’s initial suspect case of human swine flu have come back negative but there’s little doubt among health officials that a positive test is just a m ...

Economic rebound plans include tourism strategy for Placer County, Auburn

Hernan Garcia may not know it but he’s the face of Auburn’s tourism future. The Cali, Colombia resident is visiting California for the first time. His travels have taken him t ...

Rocky Rockholm wrong-way e-mail raises hackles

Placer County Supervisor Rocky Rockholm is in an animal rights group’s doghouse after an e-mail knocking Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter President Rosemary Frieborn got i ...

Placer cutting $millions but more savings sought

With Placer County supervisors’ approval of several cost-cutting measures to help stave off a projected $18.6 million deficit, the panel’s chairman said challenges still lie ah ...

Placer County honors former Rep. John Doolittle

Former U.S. Rep. John Doolittle was lauded Tuesday in a resolution presented by the Placer County Board of Supervisors for his 28 years of service in both state and federal governm ...

Placer County Board of Supervisors opposes California septic system inspections, fees

Foes of a plan to force property owners to pay $325 every five years as part of a statewide septic system inspection program found support at the Placer County Board of Supervisors ...

Media buzzing over mandarin health benefits

With sniffles and coughs heralding the start of cold season, word of Placer County’s super fruit is going viral on a national scale. Placer County’s mandarin orange crop is fro ...

Supervisor’s $10,000 county flight questioned

A Placer County’s supervisor’s $9,887 flight on a chartered plane is being criticized by a taxpayer watchdog group’s president. On vacation in Utah at the time, Supervisor R ...