Charter Review Committee to narrow topics Jan. 14
Placer County’s Charter Review Committee is set to narrow its focus at its Jan. 14 meeting in Auburn, selecting which potential changes to the county charter they will further consider for recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.
Doug Hawk memorial fundraiser
A memorial designed to celebrate the life, work and memory of a Placer County team member and friend, Doug Hawk, is in the works — but help is needed to make that happen.
New county flag unveiled
A newly redesigned county flag was officially unveiled during yesterday’s meeting of the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The redesign incorporates the popular branding and design elements of Placer County’s logo and color palette.
Placer exempts some ADU fees
New state laws aimed at increasing the supply of affordable housing are being implemented in Placer County, reducing the cost and regulatory requirements for residents to build accessory or junior accessory dwelling units on their property.
District attorney appointment
Applications are now being accepted for the recently vacated Placer County district attorney position. Former Placer District Attorney Scott Owens retired, resulting in a vacancy in the office.
Free tax preparation for eligible families
For the fourth year, Placer County Health and Human Services will provide free tax assistance to eligible individuals and families, in cooperation with the IRS and United Way, through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
Top 10 baby names of 2019
In 2019, there were over 9,000 babies born in Placer County. What names were the most popular?
Walk-in clinics help more than 150 veterans
At Placer County’s first-ever Veterans Services ‘blitz’ events, veterans from across the county received walk-in support from the Veterans Services Office in filing claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Community meeting on bridge replacement
Placer County will host a community meeting for the Yankee Jims Bridge Replacement Project on Feb. 6 in Auburn to seek input as it begins to develop an environmental impact report for the project.
Placer County Sustainability Plan
The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved the first-ever Placer County Sustainability Plan - a road map to meet California’s greenhouse gas emission reduction goals and reduce the county’s vulnerability to climate risks like worsening wildfire severity.
March 3 presidential primary election
In preparation for the March 3 presidential primary election, the Placer County Elections Office will distribute voter information guides to registered Placer County voters beginning Jan. 31.
Serve our democracy
The Placer County Elections Office still needs poll workers in Rocklin, Roseville, Granite Bay and North Lake Tahoe for the upcoming March 3 presidential primary election.
Wineries and farm breweries public hearing
The Placer County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the county’s proposed winery and farm brewery zoning text amendment and final environmental impact report Feb. 13 in North Auburn.