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  1. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @603shred on Instagram, was captured at Tahoe City. How did the PG&E power shutoffs impact you? To continue advocating for our residents, the Board of Supervisors is seeking to identify the local impacts of the recent PG&E power shutoffs, which left thousands of Placer residents without power for up to 10 days throughout October. Please fill out our survey if the power shutoffs affected either your home or business in Placer County. Take the survey here Learn more about our vision for south Placer County Last month we released our Sunset Area Plan and Placer Ranch Specific Plan and their associated final environmental impact report. The goal of the Sunset Area Plan update is to re-envision and re-brand the Sunset Area in unincorporated south Placer County to create a unique employment, entertainment and education center that would provide regional benefit and create high-wage jobs. Learn more about the plan at a public hearing of the Placer County Planning Commission on Nov. 21 in Auburn. Details Air quality advisory for Thursday, Nov. 14, through Saturday, Nov. 16 The Placer County Public Health Office and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory due to smoke impacts from an authorized 19 acre prescribed under-burn at Burton Creek State Park, Tahoe City, on Nov. 13. Learn more Meet Placer's new veterans services officer Derrick Oliveira, a Navy veteran, has joined Placer County as the new veterans services officer, leading an office that helps connect veterans with the benefits they deserve. Learn more Vacation rental rules, free TART fares on Board of Supervisors agenda for Nov. 19 At their meeting Nov. 19 in Auburn, our Board of Supervisors will consider adoption of new regulations for vacation rental properties in eastern Placer County and a proposal to offer free fares on Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit bus routes. Can’t make it in person? Stream meetings online at placer.ca.gov or call in at 530-886-5225. Learn more Teens experience a day in the life of Placer County employees We partnered with Innovative Pathways to Public Service last week to show local students a day in the life of Placer County employees. The event highlighted the importance of public service and provided an opportunity to learn about the many career paths and employment opportunities available with Placer County. Watch video Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Charter Review Committee community workshop in Tahoe City, Nov. 15, 3:30 p.m Information Board of Supervisors meeting, Nov. 19, 9 a.m. Information Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 21, 7 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: Auburn Library Speaker, Placer Grown Saturday Farmers' Market Roseville: Roseville Friday Flicks presents “How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World (PG)” Colfax: Sierra Vista Community Center Flea Market Rocklin: Springfield’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  2. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @emrrado on Instagram, was captured at Alta. Join us in honoring our veterans 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 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 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 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 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 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 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' 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 Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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! Placer County Visitors' Bureau North Lake Tahoe Resort Association The Arts Council of Placer County Placer Valley Tourism PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  3. Roseville Police Department Crime Log Play your part in keeping Roseville safe by keeping up with the crime that happens in our community. Access the latest Crime Log by visiting roseville.ca.us/crimelog or by clicking on the graphic above to see the latest crime log. Change your clock, check your smoke alarm This past weekend we changed our clocks one hour back for Daylight Savings Time. Did you check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms at the same time? Here are some tips to make sure your alarms are functioning properly: Check Your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms! After inserting fresh batteries in your Smoke Alarm, make sure the Alarm is working by activating the safety test button. The Fire Department recommends that you test all of your Smoke Alarms at least once each month. If you have any doubt regarding the working condition of a Smoke Alarm, replace it. Replace your Smoke Alarms with new devices every 10 years Count Your Smoke Alarms! A properly functioning Smoke Alarm should be placed in every sleeping room -and- in the hallway directly adjacent to those rooms. Clean Your Smoke Alarms! Gently use a vacuum cleaner to remove dust and cobwebs. Roseville one of safest cities for women in the country Roseville is one of the safest cities for women in the United States according to an analysis done by ValuePenguin.com. Roseville was ranked 24th out of 261 cities. In the analysis of the safest cities for women, ValuePenguin compiled 31 different factors with data taken from 11 reputable sources. Click here to read more. Click here to read more. Sign up to receive emergency alerts All public safety agencies in Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo counties are partnered to provide community notifications to alert residents about emergency incidents. You can sign up to receive these important emergency alerts at Placer Alert.org. Police- 1051 Junction Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678 Fire- 316 Vernon Street, Suite 480 Roseville, CA 95678 (916) 774-5000 - Police 916-774-5800 - Fire | www.roseville.ca.us/police | www.roseville.ca.us/fire
  4. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @Melissa1555 on Instagram, was captured in Rocklin at Quarry Park. We're here to serve - with or without power Power is expected to be fully restored in Placer County by this evening after the latest PG&E public safety power shutoff. Placer County stands ready to serve its residents with or without power. We encourage you to visit www.readyplacer.org and sign up for Placer Alert emergency notifications at www.placeralert.org to be prepared for future emergencies. Have a fun, safe Halloween! Watch this fun video from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for tips on how to safely enjoy this Halloween. Watch video Free disposal for spoiled food Got spoiled food after being without power? Our Environmental Utilities Division and Recology Auburn Placer are providing bins at area transfer stations for free disposal through Nov. 3! Read more Final Sunset Area Plan and Placer Ranch Specific Plan released Placer County today released its Sunset Area Plan and Placer Ranch Specific Plan and their associated final environmental impact report - setting the stage for their final consideration by the county Board of Supervisors by the end of the year. Learn more New segment of state Route 89 now open Caltrans has announced that the long-anticipated new segment of state Route 89 in Tahoe City is now open to traffic. The new quarter-mile long segment includes a 153-foot-long bridge crossing over the Truckee River, a roundabout on the south end next to the Tahoe City Transit Center and another roundabout on the north end near the Caltrans Maintenance Station. Read more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications List of active projects throughout Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. Information Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 1, 7 p.m. Information CANCELED - Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 6 Foresthill Forum meeting, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Information Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Nov. 7, 6 p.m. Information Squaw Valley Design Review Committee, Nov. 7, 3:30 p.m. Information To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here. 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 Don’t miss the fun coming this next week in... Rocklin: FREE First Saturdays at the Museum Auburn: Silver Screen Classic Movies: “The Third Man” Roseville: Holiday Preview Sale ...and many Placer County Library and Placer County Museum events. Upcoming community 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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  5. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @ahealthypinch on Instagram, was captured in Loomis. This week's power shutoff Pacific Gas & Electric has begun the process to restore power after shutting it off in portions of Placer County due to the risk of fire Wednesday. With more severe wind forecast for this weekend, stay tuned to PG&E’s website or their Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest power outage information, and visit ReadyPlacer.org to help make sure you and your family are prepared. View local updates Placer moves closer to regulating vacation rentals New regulations for vacation rentals in eastern Placer County will move forward for a vote next month with the county Board of Supervisors this week voicing support and recommended refinements for a first draft of the ordinance. Learn more Placer considers free public transit in North Lake Tahoe Free public transit could be coming soon to eastern Placer County, as the county Board of Supervisors recommended moving forward with a program that will offer free fares for Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit bus routes in Placer County. Learn more Listen to ghost stories Would you sleep in a house that you knew to be haunted? We interviewed a Placer native who did! “The Placer Life” podcast returns with a bonus episode of “The Placer Dead” Halloween mini-series, which also features a celebrity ghost sighting. Don’t miss our previous episode featuring unexplainable happenings at our own museums! Listen: iTunes, SoundCloud Free medication take-back event Medication take-back events are an important tool to help keep potentially dangerous prescription drugs and vaping devices out of the hands of teens, young children and even seniors who might misuse them or make mistakes. A free medication take-back event will take place at locations across Placer County on Saturday, Oct. 26. Learn more Help improve the I-80 corridor Tired of sitting in I-80 traffic? Participate in the upcoming community workshop, Oct. 28, and help improve the I-80 corridor between Placer and Sacramento counties. A livestream of the presentation will be available for those that cannot attend. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Donner Summit Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 28, 6 p.m. Information North Auburn Ophir Fire Safe Council meeting, Oct. 28, 4 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: Old Town Auburn Safe Trick-or-Treating, Downtown Auburn Safe Trick-or-Treating Meadow Vista: Meadow Vista Trick-or-Treat Trail Colfax: Colfax Harvest Festival Dutch Flat: Halloween Open House ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  6. Roseville Police Department Crime Log Play your part in keeping Roseville safe by keeping up with the crime that happens in our community. Access the latest Crime Log by visiting roseville.ca.us/crimelog or by clicking on the graphic above to see the latest crime log. Dispose of old or expired medication on October 26 Need to dispose of old or unwanted prescription drugs? Swing by Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following Roseville locations: Maidu Community Center 1550 Maidu Drive Roseville High School 1 Tiger Way Sun City – Roseville (The Lodge parking lot) 7050 Del Web Blvd. Dropping them off is a better, safer alternative than throwing them in the trash or flushing them down toilets. Keeping old meds around gives access to those looking for drugs in medicine cabinets or accidental poisoning of our young children. Flushing old medication down the toilet only creates problems in our creeks and rivers in the end. So the best thing to do is dispose of them safely. Roseville Fire stations are NOT able to collect old or unwanted prescription drugs. For other convenient locations throughout western Placer County, visit www.livesewersmart.com. Halloween Safety Keep your family safe this Halloween by following these tips. Halloween driving and trick-or-treat safety tips Kids love Halloween. Is there anything more fun for a child than to dress up in their favorite Halloween costume and stay up past their normal bedtime? With so many trick-or-treaters out at night, the potential for automobile related accidents with young pedestrians increase four times on this night according to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study. Click here to review some driving and trick-or-treat safety tips before you head out for the night. Sign up to receive emergency alerts. All public safety agencies in Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo counties are partnered to provide community notifications to alert residents about emergency incidents. You can sign up to receive these important emergency alerts at Placer Alert.org. Police- 1051 Junction Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678 Fire- 316 Vernon Street, Suite 480 Roseville, CA 95678 (916) 774-5000 - Police 916-774-5800 - Fire | www.roseville.ca.us/police | www.roseville.ca.us/fire
  7. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @charletonchurchill on Instagram, was captured on the Tahoe Rim Trail. "Mastering the Mountains" documentary Watch the story of the Transcontinental Railroad being built in Placer County and the blood, sweat and grit needed to connect our country. Special thanks to our Placer County Museums for their amazing work showcasing this piece of California's history. Watch now Free bus rides proposal, draft vacation rental rules on agenda for Placer Supervisors meeting in Tahoe A potential pilot program to offer free rides on TART buses in eastern Placer County and the first draft of new proposed regulations for vacation rentals are on the Placer County Board of Supervisors’ agenda for consideration at their meeting Oct. 22 in Kings Beach. Can’t make it in person? Stream meetings online at placer.ca.gov or call in at 530-886-5225. View agenda Placer Empowering People puts smiles on faces, resources in hands of low-income residents There was joy and laughter as dozens of low-income and homeless residents attended the fourth annual Placer Empowering People event earlier this month. There was a wide array of resources from the county and local nonprofit organizations on display. Learn More Interstate 80 truck lane project seeks to improve traffic Placer County joined Caltrans and project partners to celebrate the completion of the Interstate 80 Truck Climbing Project near Colfax with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project, which includes a new three-mile truck climbing lane located on Interstate 80, improves traffic flow and increases motorist safety on this stretch of highway between the Long Ravine Railroad Overcrossing and the Alpine Overcrossing. Learn more Take the "Creepy Clown Challenge" Creepy clowns have taken over one of our museums! All the brave souls who complete the "Creepy Clown Challenge" will be rewarded with Halloween candy. The challenge awaits at our Placer County Museum in the Historic Courthouse in Auburn, now through Halloween. Good luck! Watch the video and plan your visit Employment Services graduates embark on new careers A year ago, she was a single mom ready to fight for a better life. Now she’s an iron worker who thrives in her career every day. Hear from some recent graduates of Placer County’s Employment Services program in this story and video. Libraries closed Oct. 18 All Placer County Library locations will be closed Oct. 18 for a day of staff training. Visit our online library catalog here. Build your business at the South Placer Business Summit The south Placer region continues to be one of the most desirable places for businesses. Learn key marketing tactics and various tools to improve your business at the South Placer Business Summit, coming Oct. 22 in Roseville. Register here Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Board of Supervisors meeting in Tahoe, Oct. 22, 9 a.m. Information Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Information Foresthill Coffee with Supervisor Gustafson, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. Information Planning Commission meeting, Oct. 24, 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: Machado Orchards Annual Apple Festival, Auburn Community Harvest Festival, Auburn Big Time-Pow Wow, Auburn Winds Fall Concert, Search & Rescue’s “Fill-the-Pack” Roseville: Roseville Friday Flicks presents “Dumbo”, Family Fun Night Downtown Roseville HALLOWEEN 2019 Colfax: Sierra Vista Community Center Flea Market Rocklin: Rocklin Fine Arts Member Showcase Show ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  8. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @josephdondelinger on Instagram, was captured at Foresthill. PG&E shuts off power to 150,000 customers in Placer 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 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 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 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 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 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 Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 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! Placer County Visitors' Bureau North Lake Tahoe Resort Association The Arts Council of Placer County Placer Valley Tourism PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  9. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @ashannon95 on Instagram, was captured at the Auburn Courthouse. Get in the Halloween spirit with these real-life Placer County ghost stories In this Halloween episode of "The Placer Life" podcast, we bring you tales of first-hand encounters with the supernatural in Placer County. Hear how these ghost stories bring Placer's history to life and learn about more ways Placer County Museums can help you can commune with Placer's dead this Halloween season. Listen here and then read more about the people behind the stories. Celebrate everything harvest and fall this PlacerGROWN Month To kick off the fall season, we’re celebrating PlacerGROWN Month throughout October. It’s a great opportunity to highlight some of our amazing local PlacerGROWN partners. Throughout the month we will be sharing events, recipes, photos and different ways to participate on our social media. To kick off the festivities be sure to join us on our Farm & Barn Tour this Sunday! Tag us and PlacerGROWN into your photos to share how you’re enjoying the season! Learn more National Walk to School Day This week our Health and Human Services team, Placer County Sheriff's Office and many more joined Auburn Elementary School students to celebrate National Walk to School Day. The goal of this day is to raise awareness and support for the health, community and environmental benefits of regularly walking or biking to school. View video Health and Human Services staff gather for interactive resource fair More than 700 Health and Human Services staff gathered Oct. 1 for the first department-wide resource fair to connect, build relationships and learn more about one another’s work. The department’s six divisions work on mental health outreach, clean drinking water monitoring and everything in between. The event was designed to help staff become more well-versed in the services offered by the department, in order to better assist clients. View video Road work wrapping up in Tahoe City A major project to improve traffic flow and safety in Tahoe City is nearing completion for the season and is scheduled to be open for use in mid-to-late October, weather dependent. To learn more about the state Route 89 / Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project, visit the project website here. See new aerial photos of the new roundabouts here. Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Information Foresthill Forum meeting, Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Information Board of Supervisors meeting, Oct. 8, 9 a.m. Agenda Sheridan Municipal Advisory Committee meeting, Oct. 9, 7 p.m. Information Planning Commission meeting, Oct. 10, 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... County-wide: PlacerGROWN Farm & Barn tour Loomis: Loomis Eggplant Festival Roseville: Fountain’s First Friday Rocklin: First Saturdays at the Museum Auburn: Silver Screen Classic Movies presents “The Lady Vanishes” Lincoln: Sun City Lincoln Hills Holiday Expo ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  10. Roseville Police Department Crime Log Play your part in keeping Roseville safe by keeping up with the crime that happens in our community. Access the latest Crime Log by visiting roseville.ca.us/crimelog or by clicking on the graphic above to see the latest crime log. Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12, plan and practice your escape plan Help Roseville Police “Keep Watch” for crime If you have a video surveillance system, you can participate by registering your camera with the Roseville Police Department’s “Keep Watch” program. To read more about the program or to register your camera click here. Dispose of old or unwanted prescription drugs on October 26 Need to dispose of old or unwanted prescription drugs? Swing by Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following Roseville locations: Maidu Community Center 1550 Maidu Drive Roseville High School 1 Tiger Way Sun City – Roseville 7050 Del Web Blvd. Dropping them off is a better, safer alternative than throwing them in the trash or flushing them down toilets. Keeping old meds around gives access to those looking for drugs in medicine cabinets or accidental poisoning of our young children. Flushing old medication down the toilet only creates problems in our creeks and rivers in the end. So the best thing to do is dispose of them safely. Roseville Fire stations are NOT able to collect old or unwanted prescription drugs. For other convenient locations throughout western Placer County, visit www.livesewersmart.com. Sign up to receive emergency alerts. All public safety agencies in Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo counties are partnered to provide community notifications to alert residents about emergency incidents. You can sign up to receive these important emergency alerts at Placer Alert.org. Police- 1051 Junction Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678 Fire- 316 Vernon Street, Suite 480 Roseville, CA 95678 (916) 774-5000 - Police 916-774-5800 - Fire | www.roseville.ca.us/police | www.roseville.ca.us/fire
  11. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @unframedexposures on Instagram, was captured at Lake Tahoe. $1 billion final county budget approved The Placer County Board of Supervisors this week approved the county’s final 2019-20 budget of $1 billion, an increase of 3% from the previous year’s budget of $970.9 million. Read more New California WIC Card makes shopping easier California Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is switching over from paper checks to a WIC Card, making it easier than ever to use your WIC benefits. The new WIC Card is now available in Placer County. Learn more about the features of the new card, and stop by our offices to apply for WIC today. Environmental Health team hosts emergency preparedness training Placer County Environmental Health, in partnership with the California Department of Public Health and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, hosted an unprecedented workshop for professionals from across the state to prepare for many of the roles that Environmental Health professionals play in emergencies: testing for hazardous materials, ensuring safe water and food practices at emergency shelters; housing and more. Watch a video recap Film screening for Suicide Prevention Month Join Placer County and our partners in observing National Suicide Prevention Month by attending a film screening of "The S Word" and a panel discussion with director Lisa Klein. This award-winning documentary film takes an intimate look at suicide attempt survivors who have turned their pain into actions and changed the way we talk about suicide. This is a free event and is open to the public, but not recommended for children younger than middle school. Register here Placer agriculture value increases 25% in 2018 Ideal weather conditions in 2018 led to an increase in Placer County’s planted rice acreage, driving a 25% increase in total crop value. Read more Walk to school with us Oct. 2 Oct. 2 is National Walk to School Day, and Placer County is again inviting community members to participate in its annual “Placer Walks” event. The county is also celebrating a Safe Routes to School initiative for students walking to six local schools. Read more Get ready for Nov. 5 special general election In preparation for the Nov. 5 special general election, the Placer County Elections Office will distribute vote-by-mail guides to registered Placer County voters in California’s 1st Assembly District beginning Sept. 26. Read more Property tax assessments: Do you know what you need to know? The Placer County Assessor’s Office has unveiled its new website with a host of eServices to make life more convenient for residents. Not sure what the Assessor’s Office does? Check out this short video for an overview of how the assessor’s role fits into the big picture for county operations. Check out the video here Represent your community in eastern Placer Placer’s municipal advisory councils for Meadow Vista, Weimer-Applegate-Colfax, Donner Summit, North Tahoe and Squaw Valley each have an open seat to fill and we’d love for you to apply! Municipal advisory councils are comprised of volunteers who serve as a voice for their communities and provide their elected county supervisor with input on policies, projects and issues affecting their neighbors. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Town Hall with Assemblyman Kevin Kiley, Placer County Supervisor Bonnie Gore and Roseville Mayor John Allard, Monday, 6 p.m. Sept. 30 Details Tahoe Coffee with Supervisor Gustafson, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. Details Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Details Auburn Coffee with Supervisor Gustafson, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. Details Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 2, 6 p.m. Details Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Details 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... Countywide: PlacerGROWN month Auburn: All American Rib Cookoff, Canyon Keepers North Lake Tahoe: Tahoe City Oktoberfest ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  12. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @tyler.lapkin on Instagram, was captured at Lake Tahoe Share your thoughts on vacation rental ordinance proposal A new proposal for short-term rental rules in unincorporated Placer County will be the focus of two community workshops this month. Included in the proposal are county standards for noise, parking, waste collection and occupancy limits, enforcement protocols, and more. Read more Annual budget, land conservation deal on agenda for Sept. 24 Placer Supervisors meeting At their meeting Sept. 24 in Auburn, the Placer County Board of Supervisors will consider approval of the county’s final budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. They’ll also hear a report on Placer’s agricultural production last year and consider approving funding to permanently conserve 137 acres in North Auburn as agricultural land. Learn more Awards keep racking up for eServices program The Placer County Community Development Resource Agency’s new eServices program is gaining attention for technological innovation and citizen engagement. Read more Why roundabouts are safer, cleaner and less expensive As we mark National Roundabouts Week, learn more about why roundabouts are often Placer County’s option of choice when it comes to transportation planning. Read More Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Board of Supervisors meeting, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. Agenda Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 24, 7 p.m. Agenda Vacation rental ordinance proposal workshop, Sept. 24, 6 p.m. Details Foresthill Coffee with Supervisor Gustafson, Sept. 26, 9 a.m. Details 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... Roseville: Day with a Deputy, Roseville 3rd Saturday Art Walk, Concerts on the Square Rocklin: 26th Annual Hot Chili & Cool Cars Tahoe: Oktoberfest Colfax: Railroad Days Celebration, Colfax Art Walk & Cruise Night ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  13. Roseville Police Department Crime Log Play your part in keeping Roseville safe by keeping up with the crime that happens in our community. Access the latest Crime Log by visiting roseville.ca.us/crimelog or by clicking on the graphic above to see the latest crime log. Come Celebrate Downtown and join us for a Fire Station Open House! Fire Station 1 (80 Lincoln Street) Saturday, September 21 11:00 AM- 2:00 PM How do scammers know so much about you? If you are like most people, you probably have been a recipient of fake emails and calls from scammers. These scammers seem to know a lot of personal information about you. Have you ever wondered how they know so much? According to AARP there are seven ways you may have given away your information, click here to read more. September is National Preparedness Month Disaster can strike at any time without warning and natural disasters such as floods, fires, earthquakes, heat emergencies and windstorms affect thousands of people every year. National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning now and throughout the year. Recognizing possible hazards that could affect your area and knowing what to do to protect yourself and your family will help you take the appropriate steps to prepare beforehand and assist you in recovery after the event. There are three steps to the preparedness process: Get a kit, make a plan, and stay informed. For more info on how to be prepared, visit here. Catalytic converter theft on the rise Your car has something in it that’s in high demand for thieves. No, it’s not your GPS or your cell phone. The item in questions is underneath your car, takes only seconds to remove, and is required for your car to run properly and legally. It’s your car’s catalytic converter. Click here to read more about the recent increase in converter theft. Sign up to receive emergency alerts. All public safety agencies in Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo counties are partnered to provide community notifications to alert residents about emergency incidents. You can sign up to receive these important emergency alerts at Placer Alert.org. Police- 1051 Junction Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678 Fire- 316 Vernon Street, Suite 480 Roseville, CA 95678 (916) 774-5000 - Police 916-774-5800 - Fire | www.roseville.ca.us/police | www.roseville.ca.us/fire
  14. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @glennleerobinson on Instagram, was captured in Tahoe National Forest. Going solar at six county buildings will save $5 million New solar panels are coming to parking lots at six county buildings, saving $5 million in tax dollars and providing renewable energy. Learn more Severe lung illness linked to vaping, CDC warns You may have seen news reports nationwide regarding cases of serious lung illnesses associated with vaping, including one case reported in Placer. Here is valuable information and some recommendations from the CDC. Learn more Do you have what it takes to join the Placer County Sheriff's Office? Check out this video showcasing the great work the Sheriff's Office does in our communities every day. The Sheriff’s Office will start recruiting for deputy sheriff trainee, deputy sheriff I and correctional officer positions on Sept. 20, with the application period closing Oct. 4. Learn more about the positions and the qualifications and then start filling out an application today. (Applications may be filled out anytime but must be submitted during the application window to be considered.) Celebrate recovery at free event Sept. 21 You’re invited to witness how “Recovery Happens” on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 123 Recreation Drive in Auburn. This annual event celebrates substance use and mental health recovery. Learn more Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 16, 7 p.m. Agenda Weimar-Applegate-Colfax Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 18, 6 p.m. Information Colfax Coffee with Supervisor Gustafson, Sept. 19, 9 a.m. Information Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 19, 7 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: Auburn Cruise Nite, Symphony in the Park North Tahoe: Sidewalk Saturdays Lincoln: Family Movie Night! ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.
  15. PLACER COUNTY NEWS Stay connected with your government www.placer.ca.gov Photo of the week This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @emrrado on Instagram, was captured in Alta, California. Placer proposes new rules to boost mix and supply of housing Placer County’s population is growing and many residents pay more for housing than they can afford. New rules proposed by the county’s Community Development Resource Agency are aimed squarely at making sure Placer has the right amount and mix of housing to accommodate all of its residents. Learn more Interstate 80/state Route 65 interchange to open Saturday The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency held a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 5 to mark the completion of the new interchange at state Route 65 and Interstate 80. The $50 million construction project is the product of a regional partnership. Check out this video of the ribbon cutting ceremony. We’re looking for great new projects in North Lake Tahoe Projects that promote tourism in North Lake Tahoe may have an opportunity to receive funding with Placer County’s 2019-20 Tourism Master Plan grant program. For those interested in learning more, Placer County and the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association will be hosting an informational workshop to review the program and application process on Sept. 10 at from 3-4 p.m. at 221 Fairway Drive in Tahoe City. Learn more Fall bus schedule starts in North Lake Tahoe TART’s fall schedule starts this week, with convenient routes connecting lakeshore communities with mountain resorts, Truckee and other regional transit options. View schedule Let's talk transit Is public transit meeting your needs? Placer County Transportation Planning Agency wants to hear from you about how public transit can best serve the Placer County region. You can share your feedback through October. Take the survey Click here to sign up for emergency notifications 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 Foresthill Forum meeting, Sept, 9, 7 p.m. Information Board of Supervisors meeting, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. Agenda North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 10, 6 p.m. Information West Placer Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m. Information CANCELED - Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 11, 7 p.m. Planning Commission, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. Information North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, Sept. 12, 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: Gold Country Fair, Silver Screen Classic Movies presents “Double Indemnity”, Auburn Art Walk 2019, North Tahoe: Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings Roseville: Fountain’s First Friday, Annual Polish Festival, Music in the Park, Food Truck Mania Rocklin: FREE First Saturdays at the Museum: In their Footsteps: Trace Fossils and Tracks ...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 PlacerGROWN 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. Apply for a job Sign up for job alerts Placer County Communications and Public Affairs piostaff@placer.ca.gov | 530-886-4646 Stay connected with us Copyright © Placer County. All Rights Reserved.

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The Fiddyment Farm Neighborhood Association is NOT an HOA and there are no fees or dues. We are here to:
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