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Supervisors approve closure of Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries

Jun 22, 2016

The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved the closure of the Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries, continuing the county’s plan to provide more modern and sustainable library services throughout the library system. Two years ago, the supervisors gave direction to the Placer County library administration to develop a plan to provide sustainable libraries. Since...

Placer Supervisors vote to limit medical marijuana cultivation to small, indoor grows by patients

Jun 21, 2016

Commercial medical marijuana cultivation and sale will not be allowed in unincorporated Placer County, after the board of supervisors today voted 3-2 to limit marijuana cultivation to small, indoor grows by medical marijuana patients only. The board directed county staff to return with an ordinance codifying the approach they approved today for their consideration...

Promoting elder abuse awareness in Placer County

Jun 20, 2016

Did you know that elders in our community comprise 25 percent of our population? Some are not able to care for themselves either physically or financially and unfortunately this makes them vulnerable, especially when they depend on those who are causing the abuse. Earlier this month, the Placer County Board of Supervisors declared June...

Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers summer of free museums in Placer County

Jun 15, 2016

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select days all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its ninth year. Organized by Placer County Museums, the tour has become a local family tradition, helping connect communities with the rich and varied history of Placer County. In previous years, the tour...

First responders shine at Placer County mass casualty exercise

May 18, 2016

If it were real, we’d be calling them heroes. First responders from 35 local agencies converged on Roseville today to rescue the victims of a staged but horrific accident: a collision of a train carrying volatile crude oil and a public transit bus. But the evacuation and treatment of the injured was just the...

First responders shine at Placer County mass casualty exercise

May 18, 2016

If it were real, we’d be calling them heroes. First responders from 35 local agencies converged on Roseville today to rescue the victims of a staged but horrific accident: a collision of a train carrying volatile crude oil and a public transit bus. But the evacuation and treatment of the injured was just the...

First responders shine at Placer County mass casualty exercise

May 18, 2016

If it were real, we’d be calling them heroes. First responders from 35 local agencies converged on Roseville today to rescue the victims of a staged but horrific accident: a collision of a train carrying volatile crude oil and a public transit bus. But the evacuation and treatment of the injured was just the...

First responders shine at Placer County mass casualty exercise

May 18, 2016

If it were real, we’d be calling them heroes. First responders from 35 local agencies converged on Roseville today to rescue the victims of a staged but horrific accident: a collision of a train carrying volatile crude oil and a public transit bus. But the evacuation and treatment of the injured was just the...

Placer’s Assistant CEO Holly Heinzen reflects on a 31-year career in service

Apr 25, 2016

Going into the first day of work as a budget analyst for Placer County, the last thing on her mind coming from Sacramento would be having to deal with a snowstorm in Auburn, especially after her new boss had assured her that any accumulation was unlikely. However, the circumstances were quite opposite for Placer...

Placer’s Assistant CEO Holly Heinzen reflects on a 31-year career in service

Apr 25, 2016

Going into the first day of work as a budget analyst for Placer County, the last thing on her mind coming from Sacramento would be having to deal with a snowstorm in Auburn, especially after her new boss had assured her that any accumulation was unlikely. However, the circumstances were quite opposite for Placer...

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