North Tahoe parking restrictions
Winter parking restrictions around the greater North Lake Tahoe area are in effect until May 1, 2021. Parking along roadway shoulders during this time is prohibited.
Two Placer HHS programs receive awards
Placer County received two awards from the California State Association of Counties, the organization announced last week, both for Health and Human Services programs. The CSAC awards spotlight the most innovative programs developed and implemented by California counties.
Groundwater planning in Placer County
Residents are invited to attend a meeting this Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. to get the latest information about the county’s groundwater planning efforts including the development of the Groundwater Sustainability Plan.
COVID-19 safety tips for holidays
As the holiday season approaches, many are wondering how to safely celebrate in the time of COVID-19. Pending forthcoming additional state guidance, Placer County Public Health is sharing some tips to help community members start thinking about ways to connect during this meaningful time of year while giving the gift of health to our loved ones.
Placer Shares Impact Grants
Placer County has designated an additional $5 million of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to aid small businesses and nonprofits in the county through a new, targeted grant program called Placer Shares Impact Grants.
Senior citizen series
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is launching an online senior citizen series to educate residents about issues affecting the senior citizens in the county. The education series is intended to virtually support the DA’s Placer Protect program.
County acquires Tahoe Homekey property
Last week, Placer County completed purchase of the 7 Pines Motel in Kings Beach, a 14-unit motel that will be converted into permanent supportive housing to support those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the North Tahoe region.
Modified public counter services
To help slow the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Placer County will again be moving to modified public counter services this week. Essential services such as law enforcement, fire and emergency services, garbage, recycling, water and wastewater will continue.
Shop Placer this holiday season
Placer County and city leaders have united to roll-out a Shop Placer campaign this holiday season. The Shop Placer, Show Love for Local campaign, encourages Placer County residents to shop local whenever possible.