The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved revisions to the Regional University Specific Plan on Tuesday, continuing its commitment to providing much-needed housing, employment, higher education and recreation in west Placer.
Placer County is beginning an update of its General Plan - a 25-year road map that will shape the future for land use, growth and development, housing, circulation, health & safety, open space, natural resources, sustainability and economic development.
Energy storage systems and electric stovetop readiness are examples of new home construction requirements when the California Building Standard Code updates Jan. 1.
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.
Placer County has a new county executive officer. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a two-year contract with Jane Christenson who has been serving as acting CEO for five months.
Placer County continues to make progress on the Kings Beach Water Quality Plan and will host a public meeting Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the North Tahoe Events Center in Kings Beach to provide residents with an update.
It’s that time of year again. Placer County leaders are encouraging residents to give back to their community this holiday season as they roll out their third-annual Shop Placer campaign.
A draft environmental impact report for the proposed Project 8 Winery in Penryn has been made available – now through Dec. 28 – for public review and comment, including at a Placer County Planning Commission meeting on Dec. 15.
More than 1,400 acres of land in the Sheridan area have been acquired by the Placer County Conservation Program in the name of conserving lands that are critical to the survival of sensitive species and their habitat.
Placer County Animal Services and Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization working to save the lives of cats and dogs in America’s shelters by 2025, are teaming up for a Holiday adoption extravaganza from December 9 &am...
Looking to make a difference and give back to the community? Placer County’s Free Tax Prep program (also known as VITA) is currently seeking volunteers for the 2023 tax season.
The program, operating in conjunction with United Way and the IRS, of...
CalFresh recipients can now use their EBT card to purchase groceries online at Walmart and Amazon starting April 28, 2020. You will be able to order food online that you would normally buy with your EBT card in-person and select home delivery*. Groceries ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related ...
There is an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) scam to steal your benefits! If you’ve received a text or phone call asking for your personal information, contact your county or EBT customer service right away. Your county and the state will never text or c...
Placer County Animal Services received an award from the California State Association of Counties, the organization announced this week, among other awards received by the Health and Human Services department this year.
As several respiratory illnesses circulate simultaneously in Placer County and across the state, the county’s OptumServe testing sites have rolled out combination COVID and Flu A/B tests to help residents stay better informed about their health.
National Adoption Day is an annual event in which courts and communities in all 50 states join to finalize thousands of adoptions and to celebrate families who foster and adopt. Here are the stories of a few Placer families.
From now until Dec. 31, Placer County Animal Services is welcoming “Holiday Hero” fosters to take a pet home for the holidays, even if just for a few days.
Auburn, CA: The Placer County Air Pollution Control District is pleased to announce the opportunity for Placer County residents to receive an incentive to replace their pre-1990, high-polluting wood stove with a cleaner-burning, more efficient stove or in...
2022 Annual Report