planning commission

Mammoth Placer Vineyards plan near Roseville up for vote

Years in the making, a planning document that could push forward the mammoth Placer Vineyards project near Roseville is moving up the Placer County planning ladder. A key test for ...

Planning Commission says “no” to pot cultivation within city limits

Wearing medical scrubs and a determined look, Richard Miller challenged Lincoln’s city attorney and the police chief at last week’s Planning Commission meeting. Miller ...

Staff and service groups battle over city signage

What to do about signs in the city turned two Lincoln Planning Commission meetings last month into melees characterized by short tempers and long accusations between city staff and ...

Competition is a part of society

(Lincoln) Mayor (Gabriel) Hydrick has it right about building senior complexes (regarding Feb. 11 City Council meeting). Let the free market decide what needs to be built and who ...

Placer County could ease rules on A-frame, portable signs

With an eye on helping businesses still reeling from the Great Recession, Placer County is moving toward temporarily legalizing A-frame and portable signs through at least mid-Octo ...

New cell tower goes up in Twelve Bridges

Margy DeFigueiredo was having dinner last week at Original Pete’s Pizza, Pasta & Grill near Twelve Bridges Drive when she grew curious about the noisy construction projec ...

Homeless shelter on Auburn giant statue property loses steam

The idea of a homeless-shelter zoning designation on land now occupied by Auburn’s famous giant statues fizzled Tuesday in front of the city’s Planning Commission. Ins ...

Commission refuses to revoke permit

Retired engineering consultant Pete Santina expressed alarm and confusion after the Lincoln Planning Commission’s June 19 decision to allow a local propane business to remain ...

Placer supes OK rural Lincoln-area winery “community center” growth plans

  Growth plans by a rural Lincoln winery survived a challenge Tuesday in front of the Placer County Board of Supervisors by opponents and are now set to move forward. Debate ...

Put a stop to Teichert

  To the editor, City Council and Lincoln citizens: Almost 15 years ago, Placer County approved a 1,000-acre Teichert strip mine project just north of Lincoln, in our projec ...