Placer County

Placer County voter turnout falls on lower end of projections

Placer County voter turnout was on the low end of expectations but still above the state average. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley had projected a turnout of between 46 a ...

Senior peer counselors also benefit from the volunteer work

For senior peer counselors Dave Hathaway and Ruth Poehlmann, the work they do is beneficial to them and those they counsel. Hathaway and Poehlmann, who are both Lincoln residents ...

Placer County's NorCal Runners 16U AAU basketball to hold tryouts

The NorCal Runners, a boys 16U AAU basketball travel team, will hold tryouts from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25.Players who are current high school freshmen and sophomores and won&rsq ...

Help Lincoln become the region’s wastewater solution

We need to keep a dialogue going with county supervisors. Having our Lincoln wastewater treatment plant handle the region’s sewage is a huge deal to Lincoln. To the tune of at le ...

Lincoln pushes for regional sewer

As March 13 approaches, a committee meets weekly to review issues and items related to the regional sewer project. That’s according to Lincoln city engineer Bruce Burnworth. A te ...

Auburn City Council balks at 40 percent sewer rate increase

Fearing that residents’ money could be flushed down the drain, Auburn city council members stopped short Monday of backing efforts to consolidate the county’s sewage tr ...

COSTCO: UHLER & WEYGANDT: THE COUNTY'S MILKMEN

Costco on J. R. Conkey property at corner of Luther Road and Highway 49? Now how did that happen? Read on and you decide. J R Conkey & Assoc has partnered with Solar Power Inc. ...

UHLER'S Version: "It's a Wonderful Life"

Congratulations are in store for Placer County Supervisor Kirk Uhler and his family. There appears to be no economic recession or depression impacting the Uhler household. Ki ...