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This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @emrrado on Instagram, was captured at Alta.

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Join us in honoring our veterans

American flag on flagpole outdoor at veteran memorial site in Granite Bay

Our offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Placer County has much to offer for those who want to pay their respects to the members of our United States Armed Forces. Take a virtual tour of Placer County veteran memorials here. Placer is also honored to employ many veteran public servants. View this photo album on Facebook of Placer employees who have served and join us in sharing your appreciation for all Placer’s veterans. For any veteran living in the community, Placer County Veterans Service Office offers a wide range of services to ensure full access to the resources available. Learn more

Supervisors seek alternative to power shutoffs

A-frame sign reading Community Resource Center at a Pacific Gas and Electric Company charging station opened during a public safety power shutoff

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is seeking help from the state to find an alternative to Pacific Gas and Electric Company public safety power shutoffs. Pointing to severe hardships on rural communities and harsh economic impacts to business owners, the board voted this week to send letters of concern to the governor, PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission. Read more

These new sirens mean it's time to evacuate

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If you hear Placer County Sheriff's Office's new Hi/Lo sirens, it means there is imminent danger nearby and you need to evacuate immediately. Learn more

Animal control officers help reunite quarantined dog with family

Animal control officers construct a wire fenced cage on a home's backyard patio

It started off as a relaxing trip, but when Bailey the family dog was attacked by a skunk it set off a chain of events for Emily Smiley and her family. Watch the video

New trust could help boost affordable housing funding

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A proposed framework for a new private housing trust in Placer County received unanimous support Tuesday from the Placer County Board of Supervisors, moving forward a critical initiative to increase the supply of local affordable housing. Read more

Placer County reports first flu-related death of season

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A 75-year-old Placer County resident recently died from complications of influenza, marking the first flu-related death of the 2019-2020 season. It’s not too late to get your flu shot. Learn more

Financing plan approved for new county facilities

A map rendering of the Placer County Government Center campus in North Auburn indicating the locations of new proposed buildings

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a financing plan for a new Health and Human Services facility, crime lab and Tahoe Justice Center to better serve our communities. Read more

Help shape Placer County's 'Constitution'

Aerial photograph of Tahoe City downtown street bordering Lake Tahoe

The Placer County Charter is like our Constitution: It guides the organizational structure, duties and responsibilities of the county’s elected and appointed officials. Every five years we appoint residents to review it and propose any needed updates. Join the Placer Charter Review Committee on Nov. 15 in Tahoe City to share your thoughts with them. 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

Placer County offices CLOSED for Veterans Day holiday - Nov. 11
North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. Information
Board of Supervisors meeting (budget workshop), Nov. 13, 9 a.m. Information
West Placer Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. Information
North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Information
Planning Commission meeting, Nov. 14, 10 a.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: Auburn Winds Big Band Concert – “A Musical Salute to the Greatest Generation”Auburn Veterans Day Parade
Roseville: Food Truck Mania
Newcastle: PlacerArts Studios Tour
Dutch Flat: Dutch Flat Holiday Boutique

...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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