Planning Commission recommends approval for Village at Squaw project

The Placer County Planning Commission has voted 4-2 to recommend approval of the Village at Squaw Valley Specific Plan and the certification of the project environmental impact report. Commissioner … [Read more...]

Placer to explore options for expanding Hidden Falls Regional Park, adding parking

Options for expanding the well-loved Hidden Falls Regional Park west of Auburn will be explored under a new agreement approved today by the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The board approved a … [Read more...]

Energy saving efforts have saved Placer County $1 million annually since 2008

Placer County has saved $1 million a year since 2008 through a comprehensive effort to reduce energy use across its facilities. As energy saving technology improves, Placer County continues to … [Read more...]

Placer debuts new community welcome signs

Placer County’s unincorporated areas have just as much community pride as their town and city neighbors and now they have a new way to show it. Starting with six signs in Bowman and five in North … [Read more...]

Placer County says farewell to Bookmobile, new mobile library coming soon

After a storied, 45-year career of delivering books to the community, the beloved Placer County Bookmobile has driven off to a well-deserved retirement. A new mobile library is coming this fall, … [Read more...]

Warwick in California’s first senior academic appointment announced – Professor Seán Hand becomes Dean of its Graduate School

Today, Monday 18th July 2016, the University of Warwick announced the very first senior academic appointment to its “Warwick in California” partnership in Placer County California. Professor Seán Hand … [Read more...]

University of Warwick updates Placer County Board of Supervisors on plans for California campus

Economic Study Finds Campus Will Have a Nearly $600 Million Annual Economic Impact on Region Joint release of University of Warwick, the University Development Foundation and Placer … [Read more...]

Placer County Planning Commission recommends against Martis Valley West Project

The Placer County Planning Commission has voted to recommend denial of the Martis Valley West Parcel Specific Plan and the certification of the project environmental impact report. The project now … [Read more...]

Pet adoptions just $20 at Placer County’s Auburn shelter July 5 – 18

The “Dog Days of Summer” are going-on at Placer County’s animal shelter in North Auburn. Facing a spring surplus of wagging tails, the county’s animal services center will lower adoption fees from … [Read more...]

Fireworks are Prohibited in Unincorporated Areas of Placer County

Placer County officials are reminding residents and visitors that fireworks of all sizes and types are illegal in unincorporated areas of the county. “Extreme drought conditions make the fire … [Read more...]