Facilitating, educating and advocating with passion: A look at the important work of Placer County’s Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Board

More than we may often realize, many of us struggle with mental health or substance abuse issues, or know someone close to us who does. Aiding community members with those struggles is important to … [Read more...]

Placer allows extension for temporary North Auburn homeless shelter

Coming on the heels of a successful community meeting last week about the temporary homeless shelter in North Auburn, today the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a 90-day extension for the … [Read more...]

Placer opts to shift inmate food service to private contractor

After much deliberation and discussion, the Placer County Board of Supervisors today awarded a contract to an outside vendor to provide food service to county inmates and juvenile offenders. The vote … [Read more...]

Northstar resort’s vision for improving skier experience gets final board approval

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a series of actions to guide upgrades and improvements to the Northstar California ski resort for the next 20 years. The resort, which is … [Read more...]

Placer awards $368,000 to design next phase of Martis Valley Trail

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved a $368,000 contract with Auerbach Engineering Corporation of Tahoe City to design a 1.6-mile reach of the Martis Valley Trail in eastern Placer … [Read more...]