News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2023

Supervisors authorize funding for new tent shelter

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The Board of Supervisors voted to amend an agreement with First Step Communities to authorize spending up to $1.088 million to manage a mobile temporary shelter for unhoused individuals in Auburn.

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Placer County Board of Supervisors approves eight Tahoe projects for 2022-23

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At Tuesday’s meeting, the Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the allocation of approximately $4.49 million in tourism occupancy tax dollars to help fund the eight projects for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Placer County seeks community input on library services in Penryn

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Placer County Library Services will be hosting a series of meetings and an online survey to receive community input regarding how often Penryn residents visit the library and which services are most valuable to the community.

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Placer County to launch environmental review of The Ranch, invites public comment

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The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency has issued a notice of preparation for an environmental impact report of The Ranch, a proposed 221.7-acre housing development in west Placer.

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Placer County and four public entities file suit against PG&E for Mosquito Fire damages

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Placer County and four other public entities have filed a lawsuit against PG&E for damages resulting from the 2022 Mosquito Fire.

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

County to open low-barrier shelter in Auburn to avoid lawsuit

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Placer County is establishing a mobile temporary shelter for people experiencing homelessness in the Auburn area. Soon to be located in the Placer County Government Center, the low-barrier shelter will consist of approximately 50 tents with cots.

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Placer County accepting applications from District 5 for open Planning Commission seat

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Placer County District 5 Supervisor Cindy Gustafson is seeking applications from experienced, engaged residents within Supervisorial District 5 to fill an open Placer County Planning Commission seat.

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Elected officials take oath of office including new supervisor

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Seven elected officials took the ceremonial oath of office at today’s first meeting of the new year for the Placer County Board of Supervisors. Among those to take the oath was newly elected District 2 Supervisor Shanti Landon.

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Placer County Library launches Book Bingo to help change your reading habits in 2023

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In January and February, the Placer County Library is launching a Book Bingo Challenge for adults and young adults (age 17 and up) to help readers get out of their reading routines and into exploration of new genres.

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Posted on: December 22, 2022

Draft environmental report for Creekview Ranch available for public review through Feb. 1

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A draft environmental impact report for the proposed Creekview Ranch Subdivision, a gated community in southwest Placer, has been made available – now through Feb. 1 – for public review and comment.

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Pre-approved accessory home plans will refresh to meet new codes in 2023

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Placer County is working to update its free pre-approved plans to build an accessory home to meet the 2022 California Buildings Standards Code that go into effect Jan. 1.

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Infrastructure improvements for Placer County Government Center approved

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The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a contract to begin infrastructure improvements at the Placer County Government Center - helping service the long-term vision of public and private land uses at the county’s campus in North Auburn.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Village at Palisades Tahoe Specific Plan partially revised draft EIR released

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Placer County has released for public review a partially revised draft environmental impact report for the Village at Palisades Tahoe Specific Plan, formerly known as the Village at Squaw Valley.

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