Heritage Trail Museums Tour
Placer County Museums is excited to welcome everyone to this year’s Heritage Trail Museums Tour, with museums and historical sites throughout Placer County offering free admission on select dates all summer.
The polls are now closed in Placer County. The results for 146 polling places from across the county will be uploaded and tabulated. Here’s what we know so far.
New CDRA director
David Kwong has taken the helm as director of the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency.
Summer at Your Library Program
Readers of all ages are invited to participate in Placer County Library’s Summer “Camp” at Your Library program. This year’s theme, “Read Beyond the Beaten Path,” celebrates adventure, the great outdoors and all things camping.
Placer County to open two cooling centers on Friday
With high temperatures projected over the next few days, Placer County will open two cooling centers on Friday evening to help residents battle the heat.
Clover Valley Preservation
Approximately 487 acres of open space might be saved forever due to recent actions taken by the Placer County Board of Supervisors, William Jessup University and Placer Land Trust.
Placer housing code update
Increasing the variety and affordability of housing in Placer County’s developed unincorporated areas is the goal of a series of policy changes approved Tuesday by the county Board of Supervisors.
Free election candidate workshop this summer
There will be over 180 positions available on various local city councils, school boards, parks, fire, water and utility districts in Placer County this November. Citizens who are interested in serving their community and are registered voters are qualified to run for local office but may not know how to go about it. The Placer County Elections Office is holding a candidate workshop July 23 to take the mystery out of running for office.
Lease to Locals incentivizes homeowners in North Lake Tahoe
North Lake Tahoe homeowners could soon earn up to $24,000 by offering their property as a long-term rental to local workers.
Supervisors approve $1.22 billion budget
The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to approve a balanced budget totaling $1,221,251,032 for fiscal year 2022-23, representing a 19.2% increase over FY 2021-22.
After Point-in-Time count release, Placer County eyes continued progress
The estimated number of unhoused community members in Placer County remains relatively steady compared to 2020, according to results of the 2022 Point-in-Time homeless census released today by the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras.
Annual Truckee River alcohol ban in effect July 1-6
In an effort to maintain the health and safety of visitors during Fourth of July celebrations, Placer County’s annual Truckee River alcohol ban will be in effect July 1-6.
Tahoe down payment assistance expands
Local workers at all income levels looking to buy a home in North Lake Tahoe are now eligible for down payment assistance through Placer County’s Workforce Housing Preservation Program.