jennifer montgomery

Placer County budget in recovery mode

Placer County’s finances are continuing in recovery mode, the Board of Supervisors learned Tuesday. Andy Heath, Placer County deputy CEO of finance, administration and budge ...

Clutter or business boon? Placer County easing sign restrictions to boost economy

With a goal of helping businesses boost their bottom lines, Placer County supervisors approved Tuesday a temporary easing of rules governing A-frames and other portable signs. Whi ...

Placer supes, staff jetting to D.C. for annual federal lobbying trip

Two Placer County supervisors and three top staffers are making a pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to huddle with Capitol officials next week on current and future federal funding a ...

Vision clash in Placer, private school’s Kings Beach shoreline plans

A private school’s vision for prime Tahoe lakefront property in the heart of Kings Beach is bumping up against Placer County’s community plan update. The clash of visi ...

Placer supes like 2-1-1 service but have questions

Placer supervisors are showing support for a 2-1-1 information-hotline service in the county, but are still seeking more answers on how it would be established and where. The Boar ...

American Fire concerns generate biomass energy plant interest in Foresthill

FORESTHILL -- Seen as a way to curtail the threat of fire in Foresthill, the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant in the community is gaining traction. T ...

Cautious optimism as Placer County budget moves forward

  “Cautious optimism” are the bywords beneath the golden geodesic domes of the Placer County Government Center in Auburn this summer as loose ends are tied up on ...

Placer’s green-loan program for homeowners back in business

Placer County’s mPower green-loan program for homeowners is on again following a three-year hiatus. After her office received approvals Tuesday from the county Board of Supe ...

Expanded Hidden Falls Regional Park now open

  Hidden Falls Regional Park just became bigger and better. The expanded park was on full display Wednesday for a select group of about 100 guests of Placer County. The publ ...

Auburn out for now on Placer, Lincoln regional sewer

  Time and money concerns resulted in a decision Tuesday by the Placer County supervisors to take its $7 million offer off the table and proceed without Auburn on a regional ...