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Status of Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update to be presented at Board of Supervisors meeting

At the next regularly scheduled Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting at Lake Tahoe, staff will present the status of the Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update, including next steps and the expected release of draft documents. The Board will also hold a workshop immediately after the staff update to address challenges, and opportunities as...

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PCWA Wins Water Efficiency Award

The Placer County Water Agency has won a statewide award from the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) for an innovative program that uses advanced geographic information systems (GIS) mapping technology to identify high-use water areas and notify customers of their usage. Pictured, from left, PCWA Board Chairman Joshua Alpine, Deputy Director of Customer Services...

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PCWA Offers Help on Getting Through Drought

AUBURN –  Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday heard a series of staff reports on the agency’s efforts to reduce water use during the current drought. PCWA drought project manager Tony Firenzi reported that letters were mailed to all 38,000 customers informing them of the water use restrictions adopted by the...

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Legislation improving benefits for Veterans gets Placer County Supervisor support

Placer County is exemplary when it comes to honoring the men and women who have served their nation as members of the armed forces. One of the activities that the county tenaciously addresses is guiding veterans through the complex Veterans Administration benefits process. Through the diligent work of the County’s Veterans Service Office (VSO),...

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Placer County refinancing results in debt-service savings; credit rating upgraded

Placer County earned a significant savings and a higher credit rating recently when it refinanced municipal bonds originally issued to help finance construction of buildings in North Auburn and Roseville. “This is great news for Placer County and its residents,” Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Duran said. “A credit review found plenty of positives...

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Sierra College, PCWA Sponsor Special Earth Day Event On Water Issues

ROCKLIN – The Placer County Water Agency, Sierra College and two major Sierra College student organizations are sponsoring a special forum on water issues. The forum will be held on Earth Day, Tuesday April 22, at the Dietrich Theater on the Rocklin Campus. The free forum, “Water Wars, Warriors and Climate Change,” will begin at...

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Water restrictions continue: Placer County urges customers to cut water use by 10%

AUBURN – Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday adopted a series of water use regulations and restrictions and appealed to all customers to conserve water for the duration of the drought. “In an effort to achieve equitable availability of water for all,” said PCWA General Manager David A. Breninger, “we’re asking that all...

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City of Rocklin seeking applications for City boards and commissions

Interested in serving on a City of Rocklin Board or Commission?  The City of Rocklin is seeking applications from residents interested in serving four-year terms on a variety of City Boards and Commissions. Public Notice (PDF)  Positions available: Planning Commission – 3 seats Responsibilities of the Planning Commission range from approval of residential neighborhoods, commercial shopping centers, and...

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Report: California Receives a “F” in Annual Report on Transparency of Government Spending

Apr 8, 2014

SACRAMENTO, April 8, 2014 - California received an F when it comes to government spending transparency, according to "Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data," the fifth annual report of i...

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Mountain Lion Sightings in Rocklin

ROCKLIN — No tigers and bears, but Rocklin Police say there have been sightings of a mountain lion in town — and warn people to familiarize themselves with tips to deal with an encounter. Police say over the last two months, the Rocklin Police Department has received calls regarding the possible sighting of a...



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