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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Placer County supervisors appoint a new district attorney

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors appointed a new district attorney after an intensive, three-month-long process to select a qualified candidate. Morgan Briggs Gire was sworn in immediately following the appointment.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Short-term rental occupancy down due to compliance and enforcement efforts

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Short-term rental occupancy in North Lake Tahoe has decreased as vacation rental owners comply with a statewide order to help control the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

Placer County reports second COVID-19 death

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Placer County Public Health is reporting that a second resident has died of COVID-19. The person, an elderly adult with several underlying health conditions, was a resident of south Placer County.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Placer County, Placer Community Foundation and Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation work together

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Placer Community Foundation and Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation have partnered to launch COVID-19 response funds. Through individual and corporate donations, funds will be collected to provide resources to vital community services.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Community Development Resource Agency is open for business, online

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Our Placer County Community Development Agency continues to provide a full range of planning, engineering, building and inspection services to the public, from permit application to final inspection.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Placer County parks to remain open, social distancing urged

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The Placer County Parks Division is doing its part to slow the spread of COVID-19 by implementing precautionary measures to keep our parks open and guests safe.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Emergency business resources

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Learn more about valuable information and resources available to employers and employees to mitigate disruptions caused by COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Placer County Trasit announces COVID-19 service reduction for Commuter Express

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Due to significantly decreased demand on our Placer Commuter Express service to Sacramento, we will be operating two commuter bus schedules each day instead of our regular four schedules beginning on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 until further notice.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Placer County Health Officer issues directive to stay home except for essential activities

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Placer County Health Officer Dr. Aimee Sisson has issued a directive for residents to remain at home except to engage in “essential activities,” effective 12:01 a.m., March 20, 2020, in response to local and regional spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit and Placer County Transit announce COVID-19 precautions

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TART and PCT continue to work closely with county health officials regarding COVID-19 to minimize the risk to employees, riders, and the general public. The safety and well-being of TART and PCT customers is the top priority.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Immediate support now available to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in Placer County

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Placer County is committed to helping its small business community through the unprecedented and trying effects of the COVID-19 virus.

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