Nicole Brogdon wears a bracelet of rainbow beads along with her heavy gloves, hard hat and sturdy boots as she hoists beams high up in the wings of a Sacramento building under construction.
There was joy and laughter as dozens of low-income and homeless residents attended the fourth annual Placer Empowering People event earlier this month.
Pacific Gas and Electric reported at 12:30 p.m. today that electrical power has been restored to 69% of their customers in Placer County, with 98% restoration expected by the end of day on Oct. 13.
Work is underway on a road safety project at various locations in Auburn, Granite Bay, Loomis, Pleasant Grove and West Roseville.
The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved contracts with two experienced local service providers today to purchase and operate permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness.
It will be a return to Placer County for Dr. Aimee Sisson, who was appointed as the county’s new health officer at the Board of Supervisors meeting today.
Placer County has identified nine Critical Success Factors to help set the county’s priorities. Part of that effort includes an annual work plan that acts as a roadmap and is closely monitored by the board. The plan is now available for public review.
The Western Placer Waste Management Authority will host its ninth annual community meeting Monday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. to discuss odors and other operational issues of importance to local residents.