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Cannabis plants

Placer to consider policy change to allow medical cannabis research lab

Emigrant Trail

Re-creating the famed Overland Emigrant Trail

Pet of the week

Adoptable pet of the week

Affordable housing development

Placer Supervisors approve new work plan on affordable, workforce housing

Placer Museums now recruiting for volunteer docents

Welcome to the official Placer County website

Placer County is special with its breathtaking scenery, rich history and year-round recreation. This website will help you locate county services and amenities and you’ll see why more than 370,000 people call Placer County “home.”

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County News

Current headlines for Placer County

Placer Supervisors approve five-year capital improvement plan for county facilities

Placer to consider policy change to allow medical cannabis research lab

Pilot program to provide emergency kits for vulnerable residents

State Parks, Placer County move forward with plans to build Memorial Overland Emigrant Trail






Employee Spotlight

Dr. Harmeet Kaur is a senior microbiologist in Placer County’s public health laboratory and coordinates the lab’s preparedness testing program, including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. She helps supervise a team that, any day of the week, could test samples for everything from rabies to measles to anthrax.

Read more

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