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Placer BOS Meet in Tahoe Tuesday

Placer BOS Meet in Tahoe Tuesday

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Placer County Board of Supervisors set for two-day meeting in Tahoe city Monday and Tuesday, April 21 and 22,  the Placer County Board of Supervisors will travel to Tahoe City for its regular Board meeting. Three times each year, the Board holds its meetings in the Tahoe area, typically addressing…

Foresthill Bridge ReOpening

Foresthill Bridge ReOpening

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The Auburn-Foresthill Bridge Renewal Celebration was held Wednesday morning on the Auburn – Foresthill Bridge, celebrating the Seismic Retro¬fit and Paint Project. Placer County and partner agencies commemorated the renewal of California’s highest bridge at 730 feet above the American River. Matt Rendell Placer County’s Senior Engineer was happy to…

2 New Mosquitoes to Watch For

2 New Mosquitoes to Watch For

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The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is asking Placer County residents to be mindful of 2 new mosquito varieties just outside our area. Aida Heiser the Public Information Officer for the District tells about these 2 new varieties. Vector control 1 Heiser says these new mosquitoes carry more than…

Coast 2 Coast Cross Country Walker is in Placerville

Coast 2 Coast Cross Country Walker is in Placerville

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Coast 2 Coast for the Kids is a new non-profit organization structured to support the fight against pediatric cancer on a national scale. Norman Horn, owner, organizer of the non-profit is walking across the country to bring awareness to the need for more research. Horn is a Penn State Alumni…

SBA Names A Local Business Woman Owned Business of the Year

SBA Names A Local Business Woman Owned Business of the Year

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Mardie Caldwell, CEO of Lifetime Adoption Center and the new Foothills Event Center (formerly Weaver Auto) at 400 Idaho Maryland Road in Grass Valley, is being honored as the “woman-owned business of the year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The annual award is based on a number of…

Celebrate the Completion of Auburn – Foresthill Bridge

Celebrate the Completion of Auburn – Foresthill Bridge

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You’re invited to attend a celebration for the completion of the Auburn – Foresthill Bridge Seismic Retro­fit and Paint Project. Placer County and partner agencies will commemorate the renewal of this bridge – California’s highest bridge at 730 feet above the American River. The seismic retrofit and painting project is…

PCWA- All Customers Urged to Cut by 10%

PCWA- All Customers Urged to Cut by 10%

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Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday (Apr. 10) adopted a series of water use regulations and restrictions and appealed to all customers to conserve water for the duration of the drought.             PCWA drought project manager Tony Firenzi said, After getting some final numbers from PG& E…

SUPERVISORS ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN BIG DAY OF GIVING

SUPERVISORS ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN BIG DAY OF GIVING

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to endorse an innovative one-day fund-raising campaign set to be held Tuesday, May 6 for local nonprofit organizations. The BIG Day of Giving is a coordinated regional online drive that includes nonprofit groups in Placer, Sacramento, El Dorado and Yolo counties. The…

State is Step Closer to Sugary Drink Warning Labels

State is Step Closer to Sugary Drink Warning Labels

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SACRAMENTO, CA, April 9, 2014… Safety warning labels on sodas and other sugary beverages sold in California came one step closer to reality today, when the powerful Senate Health Committee approved SB 1000 on a 5-2 vote. The first-in-nation legislation was introduced by State Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) to ensure…

Public Invited to ASRA Canyon Keepers Orientation Workshop

Public Invited to ASRA Canyon Keepers Orientation Workshop

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The Auburn State Recreation Area (ASRA) Canyon Keepers is currently recruiting volunteers for the 2014 season.   If you love the American River Canyons and have an interest in helping State Parks protect, manage and educate the public on the wonders of our local ASRA, why not consider becoming a trained…