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DeWitt Master Plan Meeting Moved To September 18th

DeWitt Master Plan Meeting Moved To September 18th

Previously scheduled for the end of August, the Community Workshop/EIR Scoping meeting for the Master Plan for the county’s DeWitt property has been moved to Monday, September 18th. A large number of concerned citizens have attended the previous community workshops advocating for affordable housing to be included in the master…

“There’s No Place Like Home” Theme For Upcoming Placer’s Child Advocates Annual Fall Gala

“There’s No Place Like Home” Theme For Upcoming Placer’s Child Advocates Annual Fall Gala

On September 22, 2017, Child Advocates of Placer County will be hosting their annual fall gala, themed “There’s No Place Like Home.” The event takes place at The Falls Event Center which will be transformed into the Emerald City to help support the night’s theme. This year’s formal and festive…

Auburn Sutter Faith’s New Program Helps Improve Parkinson’s Patients Quality Of Life

Auburn Sutter Faith’s New Program Helps Improve Parkinson’s Patients Quality Of Life

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital understands that every patient has different needs. For our patients with Parkinson’s disease, the hospital is offering a free exercise class every Friday that is open to the community to help those with Parkinson’s disease stay active and have confidence in their movements. “Exercise is good…

Oroville Spillway Update: Main Spillway Construction, Emergency Spillway Construction and Forensics Investigation

Oroville Spillway Update: Main Spillway Construction, Emergency Spillway Construction and Forensics Investigation

Continued Construction on the Main Spillway Construction efforts at the Lake Oroville spillways remain focused on repairing and reconstructing the gated flood control spillway, also known as the main spillway, by November 1. There are 56 days left on the construction timeline to reconstruct the 2,270 feet of main spillway…

Placer County Approves 14% Increase For New CAL FIRE Contract

Placer County Approves 14% Increase For New CAL FIRE Contract

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a $12.1 million contract with CAL FIRE to provide fire and emergency services for the county’s 2017-18 fiscal year. Fire protection in Placer County is provided by 17 independent fire districts and by the county through its contract with CAL FIRE. This…

DeWitt Campus Considers Adopting Affordable Housing To New Master Plan

DeWitt Campus Considers Adopting Affordable Housing To New Master Plan

A new affordable housing development with up to 80 units is being considered as part of a reimagining of the Placer County Government Center campus in North Auburn. The county will move forward with a request for proposals to partner with an affordable housing developer after the Board of Supervisors…

Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Sierra Club Placer Group presents “Rattlesnakes—Facts vs Myths,” on Wednesday, September 20, at 7 pm. Mike Cardwell has studied rattlesnakes for over 40 years and will share his expertise in a presentation sponsored by the Sierra Club Placer Group. Using telemetry technology, his research has provided behavior facts and dispelled…

Heatwave Contributing To Placer’s Poor Air Quality

Heatwave Contributing To Placer’s Poor Air Quality

The Placer County Public Health Officer and Placer County Air Pollution Control Officer are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of the potential of poor air quality conditions due to multiple fires occurring throughout the state, as well as the continued excessive heat. This advisory will…

Auburn Library Open As Cooling Center Over Labor Day Weekend

Auburn Library Open As Cooling Center Over Labor Day Weekend

With high temperatures projected throughout the Labor Day weekend, Placer County’s Auburn Library at 350 Nevada St. will operate with extended hours as a cooling center. The library will remain open as needed, and if temperatures are consistent with forecasts, at the following times: Thursday, Aug. 31 through Saturday, Sept.…

Placerville Police Arrest Brian Anton For Planting A Explosive Device.

Placerville Police Arrest Brian Anton For Planting A Explosive Device.

Last Sunday, around 5 p.m., Placerville Police officers were called to the area of Ray Lawyer Drive and Forni Road after the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office had relayed information that there was a report of an explosive device in a vehicle. Officers responded to the scene and contacted the…