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Lupines in Tahoe City

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This #PlacerLife photo of lupines in Tahoe City was taken by @kbiggers23 on Instagram.

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County Fair Ride

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The Placer County Fair is here! Don’t miss this annual tradition!

Arts and crafts, carnival rides, good music and community festivities will all be fan favorites at this year’s Place County Fair. The four-day event kicks off today and continues through Sunday evening @TheGrounds in Roseville. Come see us in the Kids Zone to meet adoptable animals, pick up emergency preparedness resources and more! Fair details


Supervisors hear transportation sales tax measure presentation

Intersecting Roadways

If south Placer is to be competitive for government funding, voters will need to pass a transportation sales tax in the near future, according to the executive director of the county’s regional planning agency. Watch video

Health and wellness

COVID vaccines now available for kids under 5

Stuffed Bear wearing a Stethoscope

Placer County Public Health recommends that families get COVID and routine childhood vaccinations through their regular provider. Families can also access COVID vaccinations for children under 5 at Public Health's clinic. Find vaccines

Fire season

Hot temps and drought conditions impact fire season forecast

Forest Fire

Residents are urged to remain vigilant as we head into peak fire season. CAL FIRE/Placer County Fire Chief Brian Estes shares his fire season outlook and the increased resources that are dedicated to our region. Watch video


Keep your cool during the summer heat

Family hiking

With hot temps in the forecast, make your next visit to Hidden Falls Regional Park an enjoyable one. Bring plenty of water and snacks, dress for weather conditions and know your limits. We hope to see you soon! Learn more

Summer (Camp) at your library continues... learn more and join the fun at placer.ca.gov/library

This week in Placer County history

Orleans Hotel Demolition (Historical)

On June 22, 1959, demolition of the Historic Orleans Hotel in Auburn began. Efforts by local preservationists to save the hotel from destruction failed. The hotel, like a big part of Old Town Auburn, sat in the way of progress. The construction of Interstate 80 cut a wide swath through Auburn and the planned Maple Street exit was perilously close to the hotel, but it was a Shell gas station that spelled doom for the historic structure. 

The original Orleans Hotel was located on Washington Street somewhere behind where the fire house sits today. It burned down in the fire that swept through Auburn in 1855. A second Orleans Hotel was consumed by fire in 1863. By 1870, the third Orleans Hotel had been erected on Main Street and there it remained until demolition began the week of June 22, 1959. 

Fun things to do this week

Man jumping between rocks with Donner Lake in the background

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

Roseville: Placer County Fair, RIFTS IN TIME: Interactive Adventure Theater, Downtown Roseville Tuesday Nights

Auburn: Canyon Keepers Guided Hikes in ASRA, Music Around Town, The Pops Orchestra Presents: Big Band Concert, AAC Presents 2022 Summer Concert Series

Colfax: Heritage Trail Museums Tour

North Lake Tahoe: Music on the Beach at King’s Beach, Concerts at Commons Beach

...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!

Placer County Visitors' Bureau
North Lake Tahoe Resort Association
The Arts Council of Placer County
Placer Valley Tourism
Placer Wine Trail

Find current state COVID-19 guidance, along with local data and resources, here.

Colfax Area Heritage Museum Free Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Upcoming public meetings and events

Community members gather for a meeting in a lodge hall

Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, June 28, 9 a.m. Information
Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee meeting, June 28, 4 p.m. Information

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

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

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