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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Community meeting on Yankee Jims Bridge replacement project set for Feb. 6

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Placer County will host a community meeting Feb. 6 to discuss next steps for the Yankee Jims Bridge replacement project. The aging bridge between Colfax and Foresthill is structurally deficient and can’t support access for fire trucks. Learn more

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Walk-in clinics help more than 150 veterans with benefits

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At Placer County’s first-ever Veterans Services ‘blitz’ events, veterans from across the county received walk-in support from the Veterans Services Office in filing claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Placer County’s top 10 baby names of 2019

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Last year, there were over 9,000 babies born in Placer County. Check out the top baby names for 2019!

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Forest restoration continues this year with innovative project

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Placer County will continue to prioritize forest health and wildfire safety in the coming year. One example is the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project, a unique, collaborative project among state, local and federal agencies to improve forest health.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Free tax preparation for eligible families

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Looking for help maximizing your tax refund? For the fourth year, Placer County Health and Human Services will provide free tax assistance to eligible individuals and families.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Placer County accepting applications for district attorney appointment

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Applications are now being accepted for the recently vacated Placer County district attorney position.

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Placer amends impact fee schedules for smaller accessory dwelling units

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Building a smaller accessory dwelling unit in Placer County is about $15,000 cheaper with new state laws now in effect aimed at reducing the cost and regulatory requirements to a second home to your property.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Placer County supervisors unveil new county flag

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Supervisors unveil the newly redesigned county flag that symbolically incorporates Placer County’s six cities, foothills, mountains, lakes and waterways.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Fundraiser started for memorial to honor county employee Doug Hawk

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A memorial designed to celebrate the life, work and memory of a Placer County team member and friend, Doug Hawk, is in the works — but help is needed to make that happen.

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