Auburn

Auburn California news, events and local happenings. The seat of Placer County, local government related updates will be posted here.

Coronavirus

Placer County businesses brace as COVID-19 cases rise

Restrictions may force move to outdoor operationsUpdated: California orders Placer County closures effective July 12, 2020Click here...
Homeless

Homeless numbers rising in Placer County

Measurement tallied prior to COVID-19The number of people experiencing homelessness in Placer County increased from 2019 to 2020,...
Highway 65 I-80 Interchange

Placer County Transportation Projects Win CTF Awards

Residents reap rewards from local projectsAuburn, CA- The California Transportation Foundation has recognized the 80/65 Interchange Improvement Project...
Salvation Army

Salvation Army of Auburn lends helping hand

Assistance as community recovers from COVID-19Auburn, CA-The Salvation Army is committed to serving communities before, during and after...
211 Placer

211 Placer, a free community information and referral system launches

"Invaluable resource for our residents and providers"AUBURN, Calif. - July 1 will mark the launch of 211 Placer,...
Ballot Box

Residency requirement for Placer County officials on ballot

Carpetbagger ballot measureA residency requirement for all Placer County elected officials will be decided by the voters in...
small business

Placer County to use $8 million in Fed funds for grants to offset Covid-19...

Program would reimburse business community, local nonprofitsAUBURN, Calif. - Small businesses and nonprofit organizations in Placer County may...
Beers

Placer County winery and farm brewery zoning update

Ordinance provisions updatedAUBURN, Calif. - The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a winery and farm brewery zoning...
Budget

Placer County Supervisors vote to approve budget

Revenue, expenditures not adjusted for COVID-19 impactsAUBURN, Calif. - The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to approve...
Hidden Falls

Hidden Falls to close public access on extreme fire danger days

Implementing new 'extreme fire weather' protocolAUBURN, Calif. - Starting July 1, Placer County will close public access to...