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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 July 5 – 18. Dog adoptions  – normally $118 plus a $20 licensing fee – are just $20 (plus the $20 licensing...

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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 dangers extremely high this year, and we want to remind all citizens that fireworks are a common cause of summer fires,” said Program Manager John...

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Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

Jun 30, 2016
Studio Movie Grill Hosts The Mother of All Playdates

OK ladies! Grab your girlfriends and “party like a mother”! The movie Bad Moms opens at Studio Movie Grill on July 28th, and they are hosting the ultimate playdate for all moms throughout the run of the movie. Here’s the deal and there are two price levels:  1. Get together a group of 10...

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Trailhead Fire sparks air quality advisory for Placer County

The Placer County Department of Public Health and Placer County Air Pollution Control District are issuing a joint air quality advisory to notify the public of poor air quality conditions primarily due to smoke from the Trailhead Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties. The joint air quality advisory is in effect from June...

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Road work heats up in North Auburn this week

North Auburn residents saw a flurry of road work begin last week, and work will continue for the next two weeks. The work is part of the biggest summer of road maintenance in Placer County in decades, and will include: Night paving on Dry Creek Road west of Highway 49 tonight and Tuesday night. On...

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Supervisors approve closure of Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries

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...

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

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...

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Promoting elder abuse awareness in Placer County

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...

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

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...

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Nevada City’s ol’ Republic Brewery and Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. win major honors in State Fair craft beer competition

Nevada City’s ol’ Republic Brewery and Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. win major honors in State Fair craft beer competition

Ol’ Republic Brewery of Nevada City won a first place “best of show” award in the 2016 California State Fair commercial craft brew competition for its Dead Canary, a Dortmunder / Export Lager style beer. The brewery’s Dead Canary beer also won first place in the “light lager” category. In addition, Three Forks Bakery and...

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