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PG&E shuts off power to 150,000 customers in Placer

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Placer County continues to be impacted in day two of the planned power shutoff by Pacific Gas and Electric. Power was restored to the Placer County Government Center yesterday and today county departments are fully operational except for executive administrative functions, which are operating out of other county facilities. Those employees still impacted by the outage were redeployed to work at other office sites in Roseville and Rocklin. Power was restored to the executive offices by late this afternoon and normal operations are expected to resume tomorrow morning. Read more


Placer closes on $3.4M land deal near Tahoe City

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Placer County is now the owner of the 11-acre Nahas property near Tahoe City, closing escrow on the purchase this week at a reduced sale price of $3.42 million. Placer continues to work with a housing developer partner, Related-Pacific Companies, to develop conceptual options for a potential mixed-use commercial and achievable housing project on the site. Read more


Anonymous donor gives $70,000 to homeless shelter for mobile kitchen

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A new mobile kitchen was unveiled this week that will help The Gathering Inn serve up more nutritious, hot meals – but also offer work experience opportunities for their 100 homeless guests at the Mid Placer shelter facility. The kitchen, which was funded by a donation from an anonymous community member, made its debut Oct. 2 as The Gathering Inn CEO Keith Diederich was joined by his family and shelter guests in Auburn to cook up the inaugural meal: fajitas. Read more and the watch video


Smoother, safer roads coming to Placer

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Pardon our dust and thank you for your patience as construction crews work on area intersections as part of a road safety project. We’ve identified some intersections that have a high volume of traffic accidents and we’re making some improvements to make those areas safer for motorists and pedestrians. A list of impacted intersections is available on our website. Read more


County moves forward with housing for homeless

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved contracts with two local service providers on Tuesday to purchase and operate permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness. The Gathering Inn and Advocates for Mentally Ill Housing Inc. were each awarded up to $2 million to purchase properties and operate them over the next three years. Both providers have extensive experience working with homeless clientele in the Placer community. Read more


New county health officer takes helm

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It will be a return to Placer County for Dr. Aimee Sisson, who was appointed as the county’s new health officer at the Board of Supervisors meeting this week.
Sisson, who leaves a role at the California Department of Public Health where she directed preventive medicine and epidemiology fellowship programs, previously completed her preventive medicine residency in Placer in 2008. Read 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. 

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Upcoming public meetings and events

Code Compliance Administrative Hearing, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. Information
Parcel Review Committee Meeting, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. Information
Donner Summit Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 17, 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...

Rocklin: Rocklin Mini Maker Faire
Auburn: Lucky Find Craft & Flea In Gold Country
Tahoe: Fall Festival
Granite Bay: PlacerGROWN Farmers' Market
Lincoln: Lighthouse: Victims of Crime Adults Group
Roseville: In-Home Supportive Services Disaster Preparedness Workshop

...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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