1. Cabin Creek - green forest with river running through

    Placer County staff advances Tahoe biomass project, seeking public-private partnership

    he Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized county staff to prepare and release a request for proposals for the proposed Cabin Creek biomass facility project in North Lake Tahoe. Additional Info...
  2. downhill skier and Placer County Sheriff&#39s Office SUV in the snow

    Placer County to oversee security operations at World Cup

    The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with Placer County Emergency Management, is primed to oversee security operations at this week’s Stifel Palisades World Cup event in Olympic Valley. Additional Info...
  3. Aerial image of a lake and pine trees

    Placer Supervisors approve contract for the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project

    Today marks another step forward for the French Meadows Ecological Forest Restoration Project as the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to allocate a contract to advance critical forest health initiatives in the Middle Fork American River watershed. Additional Info...
  4. An aerial view of a multifamily housing development in Placer County

    Board of Supervisors take action to emphasize flexibility within Rezone Program

    To continue meeting state requirements while maintaining as much flexibility as possible, the Placer County Board of Supervisors took action to refine a list of properties for consideration within the county’s Housing Element Sites Rezone program. Additional Info...
  5. BOS 2024

    Supervisors pass resolution to oppose Prop 1 on March ballot

    The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to pass a resolution at its Feb. 13 meeting to formally oppose Proposition 1, which will come before voters on the March statewide ballot. Additional Info...
  6. An aerial image of the Boatworks docks on Lake Tahoe

    Placer County to launch environmental review of Boatworks at Tahoe redevelopment project

    The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency have issued a joint notice of preparation for an environmental impact report/environmental impact study for the Boatworks at Tahoe redevelopment project. Additional Info...
  7. A row of multif-family housing

    Draft EIR on Housing Element Sites Rezone program available for public review and comment

    A draft environmental impact report on the Housing Element Sites Rezone program is now available for public review and comment through March 18. The documents are accessible for review at our local libraries and online. Additional Info...
  8. Grove Street Intersection Improvements aerial image

    County seeks to safeguard pedestrian safety and enhance traffic flow at Grove Street in Tahoe City

    A project to safeguard pedestrians and enhance traffic flow within the Tahoe City corridor is set to kick off after a key approval by the Placer County Board of Supervisors last week. Additional Info...
  9. Head shot of George Alves

    George Alves appointed to Placer County Planning Commission

    The Placer County Board of Supervisors took recent action to appoint George Alves to the Placer County Planning Commission, representing District 2. Additional Info...
  10. Northstar parking management

    Placer County expands parking management to Northstar California

    Our Board of Supervisors this week approved an agreement with Northstar California Resort to provide backup enforcement of parking restrictions this winter - aiming to alleviate traffic congestion along state Route 267. Additional Info...
  11. Aerial photo of Placer One land in west Placer County

    Infrastructure work for future Sac State Placer Center making progress

    Placer County’s $28 million investment into a west Placer infrastructure project is making progress and is on target to accommodate development of Placer One – the future home of a Sacramento State satellite campus. Additional Info...
  12. Aerial photo of land in Sheridan

    Placer County Conservation Program set to acquire North Redwing Ranch property near Sheridan

    The Placer County Board of Supervisors took recent action to approve the use of $400,000 from Placer Legacy – the county’s open space and agricultural protection program - towards the purchase of the 430-acre northern portion of Redwing Ranch. Additional Info...
  13. NF - Book Bingo

    Book Bingo challenges Placer readers to expand horizons

    The Placer County Library invites you to “get cozy” this winter and expand your reading horizons through the Winter Book Bingo 2024 challenge for adults. Additional Info...
  14. NewsFlash-NC ADU _1 - 1

    Placer County offers new pre-reviewed accessory dwelling unit plans

    Placer County has released new pre-reviewed ADU plans to meet current codes. The plans will save property owners thousands of dollars, reduce or eliminate restrictions imposed by homeowners’ associations and will speed up the planning process. Additional Info...


Young man wearing graduation gown with graphic text reading Placer County presents One Pill Can Kill
Illustration with sketch drawing of a tent on brown paper background

Placer County publishes several podcasts including "The Placer Life"; the "1 Pill Can Kill" podcast, taking a deeper look at the epidemic of fake pills and its impacts on our community; and District 1 Supervisor Bonnie Gore's “Homelessness in Placer County” podcast series featuring conversations about the challenges and solutions to homelessness with local law enforcement, health and human services and other community partners.  

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