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January sunsets are amazing! This #PlacerLife photo of No Hands Bridge in Auburn, was taken by @davidhcollier on Instagram.

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Parks and Trails Master Plan virtual town hall Jan. 27

Tahoe Bike Path

Community members are invited to attend a virtual town hall meeting for the first-ever countywide Parks and Trails Master Plan final draft. The virtual town hall will offer a presentation on major plan elements and changes since the May 2021 draft followed by a time for public comment. Community members can attend the virtual meeting online on Jan. 27 at 6 p.m. Learn more

Free COVID boosters and testing in Roseville & Truckee

COVID Test information

Free COVID-19 boosters and vaccines are available throughout Placer, including at our community clinic in Roseville. Schedule an appointment today at MyTurn.ca.gov to protect yourself against COVID variants. Walk-in appointments welcome.

Free COVID-19 testing is also available weekdays, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., in Roseville at the Maidu Activity Center at 1960 Johnson Ranch Drive and in Truckee at the Old Gateway Center at 10990 Donner Pass Road (closed Dec. 31). Appointments can be scheduled online at https://lhi.care/start. Walk-in appointments welcome. Test results should be available within 48 hours. Rapid testing is not available at these testing sites at this time. Schedule appointment

How do you use the library?

Dr. Seuss Day

Let us know! We would like to hear how you use (or don’t use) our libraries and what you’d like to see. We’ll be hosting a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 24 and all community members are invited. Learn more

Build an accessory home in the basin!

ADU Tahoe

Recent ordinance changes in the Tahoe Basin have made building accessory homes easier than ever. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency has reduced restrictions on accessory homes (also called ADUs or granny units) to better align with state guidance. Learn how to get started and check out Placer’s free building plans. Learn more

🐐 Goat grazing project in Auburn helps county address wildfire risk 🐐

Goat grazing

The Bureau of Reclamation has started working at the Auburn State Recreation Area on a 176-acre goat grazing project. The project will graze goats in the Auburn shaded fuel break for three months to decrease fire risks on woodlands adjacent to the City of Auburn. Who doesn’t love goats and fire preparedness? Learn more

Short-term rental ordinance vote set for Jan. 25

short-term vacation rentals

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will be asked to consider an update to the Placer County code which regulates short-term vacation rentals in Eastern Placer County at the Jan. 25 board meeting. The board meeting will be held in North Lake Tahoe. View the agenda item and learn more about the last public discussion leading to the update. Learn more

What makes a great website? 

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We’d love to know what you think makes a great website. Please tell us how we can make things easier for you to find online. Take our website feedback survey today! Take survey

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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

Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. Information
Canceled - Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 24
Board of Supervisors Tahoe meeting, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. Information
Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee meeting, Jan. 25, 4 p.m. Information Canceled - Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Jan. 25

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

Upcoming community events

There aren't any free events planned this week but check out the 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!

To preserve critical infrastructure that serves all, including hospitals, on Jan. 4, Placer County Public Health extended its health warning advising residents regardless of vaccination status to use high-quality masks in indoor public settings to protect against the Delta and Omicron variants.

For current state guidance around events and other activities, please click here. Local COVID-19 information will continue to be available on the Public Health website, including a roundup of upcoming community vaccine clinics.


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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