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Fire insurance crisis hitting foothills and mountain communities hardest

insurance survey results

Thousands of Placer residents are facing a crisis of insurance affordability, our new survey results say. Consistent with ongoing feedback from our residents, the results suggest that foothills and mountain communities are being hit hardest by nonrenewals, though impacts were also reported in rural areas of western Placer County such as Lincoln and Granite Bay. See the results 


Standing room only for fire insurance town hall

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Placer County hosted California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara for a community town hall Aug. 28 on the fire insurance challenges so many Placer residents are facing. Lara and his staff answered questions and offered resources and advice for those facing insurance nonrenewals and premium. See photos from the event and then visit our webpage for resources to help with insurance challenges.


Kick-starting more affordable housing construction

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Responding to a growing crisis of housing affordability, our Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a series of new initiatives aimed at kick-starting the construction of 2,640 new affordable homes over the next 20 years. Learn more 


Are you prepared for a disaster?

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This week, our Board of Supervisors proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month in Placer County, which serves as a reminder that we all must prepare ourselves and our families for the unexpected. This week we also unveiled our new Ready Placer webpage, with everything you need to know to be prepared for disasters. Visit Ready Placer 


First invasive mosquito detected in Placer County

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The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected an invasive (non-native) species of mosquito. The Aedes aegypti is commonly known as the yellow fever mosquito, and has been found in several Central Valley and southern California counties. Learn more


Help us put a library card in every kids' hands

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Take a peek at what’s in store for the future of your Placer County Library. Imagine a library card for every kid in the county, self-scan checkout systems, “pop up” libraries and more. Read more


How can we improve traffic in Kings Beach?

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Though new sidewalks, crosswalks and roundabouts have improved traffic safety in Kings Beach's downtown core, there's still more work to be done to ease congestion at the intersection of state Route 267 and North Lake Boulevard. We're currently developing a proposal to enhance the safety and mobility of all roadway users while expanding the streetscape aesthetics of the area. Learn more about the Kings Beach Western Approach project and how you can get involved by visiting our new webpage for the project. Learn more


Want to jump-start your business?

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The Placer County Business Resource Center will host the next business workshop series offering on business basics on Sept. 5 in Rocklin – also available by livestream at our Community Development Resource Agency offices in Tahoe City. Learn more


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List of active projects throughout Placer County

Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. 

Active Projects

 

Upcoming public meetings and events

CLOSED - County offices for Labor Day holiday, Sept. 2
Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Committee special meeting, Sept. 4, 6 p.m. Information
CANCELED - Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 4
Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory meeting, Sept. 5, 6 p.m. Information

To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here.

Upcoming community events

Don’t miss the fun coming this next week in...

Auburn: Music Around TownGold Country Fair 
Foresthill: Heritage Trail
North Tahoe: Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series – "Lego Movie 2", Music on the BeachConcerts at Commons BeachBluesdays at Squaw Valley
Roseville: Fountains Summer Concert Series

...and many Placer County Library and Placer County Museum events. 

Visit our regional partners to discover more of the fun happening right here in Placer County!

 

County jobs website is updated regularly

Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. 

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