Citrus tree quarantine in effect in Lincoln area

After the discovery in September of an insect that can carry a disease fatal to citrus trees, the California Department of Food and Agriculture has placed trees in a 118-square-mile area near Lincoln … [Read more...]

Placer to negotiate with new possible operator for Placer County Fairgrounds, new vision for the facilities

An update and a new vision for the Placer County Fairgrounds was presented today to the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The proposal includes a new indoor sports and event complex on site, … [Read more...]

Pet adoptions 50 percent off at Placer County’s Auburn shelter Oct. 3 – 15

The fall adoption special is happening for the next two weeks at Placer County’s animal shelter in North Auburn. Facing a surplus of wagging tails, the county’s animal services center will reduce cat … [Read more...]

Fun new video offers bear safety tips for North Lake Tahoe locals and guests

The solution is simple: Don’t leave out anything that bears can eat. Still, interactions between humans and bears continue, particularly in the North Lake Tahoe area, which poses a danger to both … [Read more...]

Three county North Lake Tahoe environmental improvement projects earn ‘Best in Basin’ awards

Placer County continues to be recognized for exemplary environmental efforts at North Lake Tahoe. Two projects have been awarded the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s “Best in the Basin” award for … [Read more...]