Supervisor Jim Holmes

Historic Auburn depot, giant statue could get new owner

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce and Placer County are exploring the possibility of turning the chamber’s Lincoln Way headquarters into a museum after the business organization ...

Senate bill sets aside $3 million for major Placer County projects

Funding totaling $3 million for two Placer County projects is included in a new U.S. Senate appropriations bill. The Senate’s energy and water development appropriations bill fo ...

Sheriffs’ helicopter gets all-clear

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department’s new helicopter is cleared for financial liftoff. With crime-fighting equipment still to be installed, actual patrols are targeted to s ...

Supervisors support rollback of septic-system inspections

Placer County supervisors have added their support to a bill by Assemblyman Ted Gaines to stave off mandatory septic-system inspections. Supervisors voted at Tuesday’s meeting t ...

Placer County shuts doors until Tuesday

Placer County offices at its North Auburn administrative center were shut Thursday for the Lincoln’s birthday holiday and its parking lots emptied during the first of a five-day ...