Placer County, CA Government

Rocklin named to Money Magazine's 'Best Places to Live' list

ROCKLIN, Calif. — Money Magazine put out its new list of "The 50 Best Places to Live" this week and a city in Placer County is one of only two California cities to get that honor. According to Money Magazine, Rocklin has it all. "We know how lucky we are...
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Coming soon: Auburn events

1. A Red Ribbon Affair; 2. North Auburn Artists Fall into Art Studio Tour; 3. Rose & Thorns Historical Fencing Symposium; 4. Restore Unto Us the Joy of Our Salvation - Biblical Garden Retreat 2021;
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Ain’t Necessarily Dead Festival this Saturday in Auburn

(12:00 – 10 PM) Includes a craft beer garden, GIANT kid zone, food court, crafts and vendors. Grab your festival blanket, sunscreen as you prepare to dance into the night at one of Placer County’s most colorful events. Don’t forget to hydrate 🙂
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Placer County welcomes 20-year county veteran to the North Lake Tahoe County Executive Office

After an extensive recruitment process, Placer County has selected Stephanie Holloway as the new Tahoe operations manager for its North Lake Tahoe County Executive Office. The position provides administrative oversight, community relations partnership, project management and operational guidance throughout North Lake Tahoe and eastern Placer County. Some initial areas of focus for Holloway and her team will include updating the county’s Tourism Master Plan and furthering solutions for housing and transportation.

Reader input: Placer Board of Supervisors needs to take issues TO THE PEOPLE

I am a 20-year resident of Loomis. One of the main reasons we choose to remain in Placer County, believe it or not, is because of our deputies and sheriff. The crime levels are so much lower here than many other areas. The people have a great relationship with our deputies and sheriff, and they have a great relationship with the people.

Shortage prompts Biden to fund 4K miles of new hoses for crews fighting CA wildfires

The Biden Administration has released federal funds to replenish the depleted hose supply for crews battling the destructive wildfires raging across Northern California. The increased need for the essential tool occurred when CAL FIRE crews fought the Bridge Fire, which erupted on September 5 in Placer County. Firefighters fully contained the blaze on Wednesday, however their efforts were slowed due to a shortage of hoses.

Loomis: 'There's an easy path forward' regarding Costco project court ruling

LOOMIS, Calif. — The long-anticipated Costco project in Loomis is now under the microscope again after a court ruling determined more work needs to be done. The massive 155,000 square foot Costco warehouse would be the second one in Placer County, and is expected to relieve pressure from the often bottlenecked Roseville location, officials said. The project would generate millions in sales tax revenue for the town of Loomis and bring hundreds of jobs with it.

Taste of Lincoln Showcase 2021 returns to Beermann Plaza September 25th

Tickets on Sale Now for 19th Annual Celebration of Food, Drinks & Music. Lincoln, Calif. – Kicking off the autumn season in style, Taste of Lincoln Showcase, one of Placer County’s premier annual traditions returns to party at Beermann Plaza in Downtown Lincoln on September 25, 2021. The fun kicks off at 6:30 pm and rages until 10 pm.

Placer RCD awarded CAL FIRE fire prevention grant

The Placer Resource Conservation District announced that CAL FIRE awarded funding for Phase II of the North Fork American River Shaded Fuel Break. The project is an expansion of the Phase I shaded fuel break, an 850-acre fuels reduction project that was designated by Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2019 as one of 35 priority projects to protect some of California’s most wildfire-vulnerable communities.

Supporters of Asm. Kevin Kiley gathered in Lincoln for election night

LINCOLN, Calif. (KTXL) — More than 100 supporters of Assemblyman Kevin Kiley gathered Tuesday in a Placer County night ballroom to support the assemblyman, many enjoying dinner and drinks. Most went home by 11 p.m. Kiley arrived at Oliver’s Brewhouse and Grill at around 7:20 p.m. taking about 90 minutes...

Appreciating Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District's efforts

We’re lucky to have the expertise and efficiency shown year round by the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District. Although we often see the district’s trucks and employees in our neighborhoods, the district does not receive much public recognition for its success in eradicating invasive mosquito species from spreading throughout the area.

Officials wait for nighttime for bear to leave Auburn park

AUBURN, Calif. (KTXL) — Students and staff at Placer High School were asked to shelter in place Wednesday after a bear found its way into a tree at nearby School Park. “The first question that I asked was, ‘What the heck is this bear doing up during the day?’” said Auburn City Manager John Donlevy.

Placer County Veterans Monument open to the public

On Friday morning, I met with Lincoln Mayor Alyssa Silhi and Lincoln City Council members William “Bill” Lauritsen and Paul Joiner to be among the first to see the completed Placer County Veterans Monument. All commented on the quality of the construction and the Gladding, McBean medallion. The 40-foot-long monument,...