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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Placer County issues gypsy moth warning

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Placer County is issuing a gypsy moth warning in response to finding a moth in the Foresthill area last Thursday.

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Public Health encourages families to keep students current on routine immunizations

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It is important that kids don't fall behind on immunization schedules. Reach out to your child's doctor to make an appointment now. Public Health is offering a limited number of clinics to families who are uninsured or have Medi-Cal.

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

Placer County approves new rebate program for lodging projects

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a new transient occupancy tax rebate program intended to spur investment in lodging projects in North Lake Tahoe.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Eligible small businesses and nonprofits may begin applying for grant funding Aug. 25

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Beginning Aug. 25, eligible small businesses and non-profit organizations in Placer County can begin applying for Placer Shares grant funding to offset impacts caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting state shutdown order.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Placer Agriculture Commissioner warns: Do not open or plant unsolicited seeds received in the mail

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Placer County’s Agriculture Commissioner is warning residents to not open or plant unsolicited seeds received through the U.S. postal service.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Placer County approves alcohol ban for its North Auburn government center campus

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At its July 28 meeting, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved adding a restriction to county code that will ban alcohol at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn.

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Board renews CAL FIRE contract

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution today authorizing a $13.6 million CAL FIRE contract, which includes first-time funding for a new fire marshal and provides fire service and medical response to nearly one-third of the county. CA...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Extension of Truckee River alcohol ban until Oct. 15

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Due to health and safety concerns resulting from a recent increase in activity along the Truckee River, the Placer County Board of Supervisors July 27 to temporarily extend an alcohol ban on the Truckee River until Oct. 15.

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