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Superbowl reminder of sex trade victims

Here it is. Superbowl Sunday. Possibly the most American event of the year. Close to 117 million people are expected to sit down with their nachos and hot wings today and watch the ...

Call to Readers: Podcasts of Placer County

Have a podcast or know someone who does in Placer County? We're hoping to publish a story to share some of the local podcast activity with readers. You can contact gust@goldco ...

Placer County’s falling jobless rate now in state’s Top 10

Placer County’s unemployment rate has edged down a notch – to 4.7 percent, according to newly released Employment Development Department statistics. And that’s g ...

Good things ahead for empty land

Surely, you have seen the vast open space west of Highway 65 on your way between Lincoln and Roseville. I’m asked regularly, “What’s going on with all this empty ...

Who are Placer County's Top 10 high earners?

A new Transparent California list of local-government salaries shows Placer County’s cost per resident for employee compensation at $722. That’s more than the Sacramen ...

City calls special meeting on development process

A special one-item Lincoln City Council meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 600 Sixth St. The meeting, which will be held in the first floor meeting room, will fe ...

Autopsy on Hidden Falls body slated for today

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office expects to know more today about the death of a man whose burned body was discovered in a rural park’s parking lot. The charred body ...

County budget increases

Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preser ...

Placer County budget rises 2.4 percent to $817 million

Placer County’s spending plan is now in place, with an annual budget of $817 million. The budget blueprint for the year ending June 30, boosts funding for open space preserv ...

Pipeline project inches closer to completion

A pipeline between Auburn and Lincoln, designed to carry sewage, is nearing completion, according to a report received by the Lincoln City Council July 28. The Mid-Western Placer ...

2-1-1 service for Placer County moves closer to reality

Placer County is taking a long-anticipated forward step toward providing 2-1-1 service – and continuing to look for financial support from cities to make it a reality. The B ...

Placer County, Code for America team to improve CalFresh online applications

  Placer County has teamed up with Code for America to create a new mobile-friendly website that makes applying for California’s ...

Special meeting on pipeline project turns contentious

A special Lincoln City Council meeting held Monday morning turned contentious over changes to an agreement between the city and Placer County. A resolution allowing Lincoln City M ...

History made with Placer County Torah dedication

Sounds of joy emanated Sunday from the Chabad House in Granite Bay for the dedication of the first community Torah of Placer County. More than 100 people filled the Chabad House i ...