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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program generates nearly $650,000 in refunds for Placer residents

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The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program saved low-income Placer County individuals and families close to $650,000 on their tax returns this year - 22 percent more than last year.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Penryn Road bridge over Secret Ravine moving closer to reality

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A long-awaited project to replace the Penryn Road bridge at Secret Ravine is about to begin. District 3 Supervisor Jim Holmes explains.

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Public input wanted on future of Placer's libraries

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Public input is needed to help shape the Placer County Library's new strategic plan. A quick online survey will help show what county residents want to see from their library service.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Placer Board of Supervisors appoints Cindy Gustafson new supervisor for District 5

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Cindy Gustafson will be Placer County’s new Board of Supervisors member for District 5, appointed by a unanimous vote of the board April 11.

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Cannabis cultivation drop-in meeting with Placer cannabis inspectors set for May 1

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With Placer County’s cannabis ordinance now in effect for two years, county staff will host a drop-in meeting May 1 to answer questions about rules for cannabis cultivation and the county’s compliance and enforcement process.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Board of Supervisors approve amendment to Bear River Campground fee schedule

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Bear River Campground fee schedule, in order to help offset operating costs and improve visitor experience through higher-level service.

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Placer County Youth Commission now accepting applications

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The Placer County Youth Commission is now accepting applications from local youth who wish to serve as one of 18 formally appointed members for the 2019-20 term.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Placer Hills and Foresthill Fire Protection District special elections set for May 7

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Voter-information guides and -mail ballots are hitting the mail today from the Placer County Elections Office to registered voters in the Placer Hills and Foresthill Fire Protection Districts, in preparation for the upcoming May 7 special election.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Sierra Business Council and Placer County to open North Tahoe small business development center

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The Sierra Small Business Development Center at Sierra Business Council and Placer County will open a North Tahoe satellite office in Tahoe City.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley Base-to-Base Gondola Project Final EIS/EIR

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The U.S. Forest Service and Placer County have released the final Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows Base-to-Base Gondola Project environmental impact report/ environmental impact statement.

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Placer extends deadline for county Charter Review Committee applications

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Placer County residents are invited to take part in a once-every-five-years review of the Placer County Charter - a governing document that guides the organizational structure, duties and responsibilities of the county’s electe...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Placer County’s draft Parks and Trails Master Plan available for public input

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The first-ever countywide Placer County Parks and Trails Master Plan draft is now available for public input through April.

Community members are invited to provide feedback on the plan at upcoming municipal advisory council meetings or online at ...

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