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Former Roseville Mayor and Placer County Supervisor Passes

Former Roseville Mayor and Placer County Supervisor Passes

Former Roseville Mayor and Placer County District I Supervisor F.C. “Rocky” Rockholm passed away yesterday after a short illness at the age of 73. Rockholm served as Roseville Mayor from 2002-2004 and again in 2006 before serving on the Placer County Board of Supervisors from 2007-2011. Rockholm also served on…

Three Teens On The Run Following Brutal Beating and Auto-Theft

Three Teens On The Run Following Brutal Beating and Auto-Theft

Three teens from a Loomis group home accused of a vicious assault on their caregiver eluded police twice on Thursday. The truck the teens are accused of stealing was spotted twice by the California Highway Patrol, but both times, they managed to get away. It started with a 911 call…

Martis Valley Gains Placer’s Support In Workforce Housing Development

Martis Valley Gains Placer’s Support In Workforce Housing Development

Continuing its efforts to address the lack of workforce housing and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in North Lake Tahoe, the Placer County Board of Supervisors today voted to support a grant application to help fund the Schaffer’s Mill workforce housing project located in Martis Valley. The proposed Schaffer’s Mill…

UC CalFresh Teaches Nutrition Workshops Through Placer School for Adults

UC CalFresh Teaches Nutrition Workshops Through Placer School for Adults

Do you want to make healthy meals for your family, but think eating healthy is too expensive? Not familiar with how to read Nutrition Facts Labels, but want to learn? The UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program of Placer/Nevada Counties is offering a 2-part series of workshops called “Plan, Shop, Save…

Colorado County Manager Selected As Placer’s New CEO

Colorado County Manager Selected As Placer’s New CEO

Following a nationwide search, Placer County has selected Todd Leopold as its new county executive officer. The county Board of Supervisors unanimously approved his appointment and employment contract at their meeting Tuesday in Auburn. He is expected to start Jan. 22. Leopold is currently staying at a local apartment while…

Caltrans Seeks Community Feedback on Interstate 80 Bridge Projects

Caltrans Seeks Community Feedback on Interstate 80 Bridge Projects

Caltrans is inviting community residents and will have staff available to answer questions at their Open House to be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 10 at the Alta Community Center located at 33950 Bonnynook Road (behind the Alta Volunteer Fire Protection Station). Attendees will have an…

Meddlers Report For 1/9/18

Meddlers Report For 1/9/18

At this morning’s Meddlers Meeting, a variety of topics were addressed, two of which spurred lengthy conversations from crowd members. Both topics that sparked the most interest from the crowd were brought up while Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery was speaking. However, Montgomery was not the speaker to kick things…

DWR Responds to Latest Independent Report on Oroville: Findings Will Bolster Dam Safety Program

DWR Responds to Latest Independent Report on Oroville: Findings Will Bolster Dam Safety Program

The Independent Forensic Team (IFT) released additional findings from its review of the February 2017 Lake Oroville Spillways incident. The report builds on the IFT’s interim memo from September 2017 that identified physical causes of the incident. While DWR is in the process of fully reviewing this lengthy report, the…

Annual Approval and Adoption of the Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEOP)

Annual Approval and Adoption of the Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEOP)

The County, through the Board of Supervisors, is required to adopt the County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program as an annual affirmation of the County’s compliance with state and federal laws pertaining to equal employment and non-discrimination. As part of this year’s review, the current EEOP was reviewed by Human Resources…

Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council Looking To Fill Open Seat

Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council Looking To Fill Open Seat

The Foresthill Forum Municipal Advisory Council has an open seat to fill and residents within the council’s boundaries who are interested in helping their community are encouraged to apply. The Foresthill Forum MAC advises District 5 Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery. Municipal advisory councils are comprised of volunteers who serve as a…

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