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Placer County Inks $13.6 Million Contract with CalFire!

Placer County Inks $13.6 Million Contract with CalFire!

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. CAL FIRE has been acting as the Placer County Fire…

Alcohol Banned By Placer County On Truckee River Until October!

Alcohol Banned By Placer County On Truckee River Until October!

Addressing health and safety concerns resulting from a recent increase in activity along the Truckee River, the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to temporarily extend an alcohol ban on the Truckee River until Oct. 15.  The ban is in effect immediately. State law authorizes the board to impose…

Placer County Eliminates Elmwood Hotel For Homeless!

Placer County Eliminates Elmwood Hotel For Homeless!

The City of Auburn sent a letter to Placer County Monday listing concerns at the County’s interest in purchasing the Elmwood Hotel in Downtown Auburn to house homeless and transition people. Mayor Dan Berlant revealed at the Meddlers meeting Tuesday morning that the County had removed the site from it’s…

Local Aviation Enthusiast Kelly Kreeger Victim Of Idaho Plane Crash Sunday!

Local Aviation Enthusiast Kelly Kreeger Victim Of Idaho Plane Crash Sunday!

KAHI NEWS has learned from Social Media and local friends that local aviation enthusiast and supporter, the President of the WWII Ace Bud Anderson’s Fan Club, and long time employee of Placer County, Kelly Kreeger, was one of the victims killed Sunday in a two plane crash over a Idaho…

Placer County May Shut Down Indoor Dining-Goes On Gov. Watch List Yesterday!

Placer County May Shut Down Indoor Dining-Goes On Gov. Watch List Yesterday!

(7/10/20) State Health Officer adds Placer County to the Gov.’s Watch List late yesterday. If it stays on three or more days, shutdown could be imposed again on some business is the county. Auburn City Council is holding special today (Friday) at 2:00 p.m. to discuss action and status.   (7/8/20)…

Placer County Supers Approve New Winery Regs:

Placer County Supers Approve New Winery Regs:

Placer County Supervisors approved a winery and farm brewery zoning text amendment that adds farm breweries being now regulated in the same manner as wineries. The ordinance eliminates owners to have social events, sets parameters, specifies public health and safety standards, and eliminates the need to secure use permits. The…

Placer Sups Will Approve Ending Emergency!

Placer Sups Will Approve Ending Emergency!

The Placer County Supervisors Tuesday approved a resolution amendment to rescind the delegation of authority to end the local health Covid-19 emergency by the county health office to the Supervisors.  In other words, under the Health and Safety Code, Section 101080, and the governor’s emergency proclamation, authorizes transfer of the…