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Posted on: December 6, 2022

First phase of Regional University Specific Plan moves forward in west Placer

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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.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

You’re invited to help shape Placer County’s future

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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.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

New building standards code goes into effect Jan. 1

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Energy storage systems and electric stovetop readiness are examples of new home construction requirements when the California Building Standard Code updates Jan. 1.

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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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Posted on: November 29, 2022

Supervisors select in-house candidate as new CEO

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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.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Placer County to provide update on Lower Secline Water Quality Project

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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.

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residents encouraged to show love for local and “Shop Placer” this holiday season

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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.

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Draft environmental report for Project 8 Winery available for public review

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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.

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Placer County Conservation Program adds 1,400 acres of land preserves

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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.

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Partnering with Best Friends Animal Society for National Adoption Weekend

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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...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Volunteers needed for tax assistance program

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.

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

CalFresh benefits can now be used to purchase groceries online!

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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 ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Funeral Assistance Announced by FEMA

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 ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2019

Alert - EBT scam

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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...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Placer County HHS programs receive state, national awards

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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.

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Combination tests support arsenal of protection against winter respiratory viruses

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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.

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Shining a light on foster-to-adopt families in Placer County

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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.

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Spend your holidays with a foster dog or cat

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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.

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Does Your Wood Stove Have a Dirty Little Secret?

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...

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