‘Best in Basin’ award
The Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project has received Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s coveted ‘Best in Basin’ award for its exceptional planning, implementation and compatibility with Tahoe’s natural environment - transforming the community with much - improved pedestrian and bicycle mobility.
More achievable workforce housing possible
Downtown Kings Beach is on track for 45 more units of achievable workforce housing with the terms of a new land deal approved on Tuesday by the Placer County Successor Agency Board.
Funding for more trail upgrades
The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $547,774 in transient occupancy tax funding for trail upgrades and visitor facilities in eastern Placer County recommended by the Capital Projects Advisory Committee.
New Dollar Creek Trail
Placer County joined project partners with the Federal Highway Administration, Tahoe Transportation District, California Tahoe Conservancy, the Tahoe Fund and more Monday to celebrate the grand opening of the new Dollar Creek Trail.
Free medication take-back
A free medication take-back event will take place at several locations throughout Placer County on Saturday, October 27.
One-stop shop for resources
The third annual Placer Empowering People event earlier this month brought together resources from across different sectors - local governments, businesses, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations - to help homeless residents and others in need.
Alpine Meadows Road avalanche mitigation meeting
Olympic Valley held a public meeting on October 13 to discuss avalanche mitigation along Alpine Meadows Road.
Check voter registration ahead of Oct. 22
With less than a month to go until the November 6 general election, the Placer County Elections Office wants to remind county residents to register to vote and check their registration status before the October 22 voter registration deadline.
Western Placer Waste Management public meeting
The Western Placer Waste Management Authority will host its eighth annual community meeting Tuesday, October 23, at 6 p.m. to discuss odors and other operational issues of importance to local residents. The meeting will be held at the WPWMA’s offices at 3033 Fiddyment Road near the corner of Athens Avenue in Roseville.
Employment Services programs transform lives
Placer County's Employment Services and CalWORKs provide an opportunity for residents to rebuild workplace skillsets after an extended period outside of the workforce. The Work Experience Program places CalWORKs recipients in paid and unpaid job assignments at no cost to employers for up to a year.
Walk of Honor memorial in Granite Bay
Honoring the sacrifices made by the men and women of our armed forces that make those freedoms possible, Placer County’s Granite Bay Community Park is now home to the newly-installed Walk of Honor memorial.
Placer County in need of poll workers
Staffing Placer County’s polling sites each election takes more than 1,300 poll workers, and the county Elections Office is now accepting applications for all positions for the November 6 general election. It’s a great chance to give back to the community and be a part of the excitement of our democratic process.