Placer County Local News: Community Service & Support


All Local Community Service & Support News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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02/17/2024
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Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue has received a grant award from the Community Fund of the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation to help purchase of a multi-passenger van.

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02/13/2024
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Launched in July 2020, 211 Placer is the county’s free, multilingual and confidential information and referral system. Placer residents can also utilize 211 Placer to connect to various services.

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02/13/2024
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People who love the magnificent American River Canyons can share their appreciation with visitors as a volunteer in the Auburn State Recreation Area.

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02/09/2024
The Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe has a time-limited opportunity to purchase a land parcel encompassing 232 acres located on a historic Nisenan Village site called Yulića near Nevada City.

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02/03/2024
Image for display with article titled February Purchases at Alpenglow Gallery Will Support Tahoe Fund

Alpenglow Gallery owners Douglas DeVore and Justin Majeczky will donate 100% of their profits to the Tahoe Fund.

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02/02/2024
Image for display with article titled North Tahoe Community Alliance Accepting Applications for Event Funding

The North Tahoe Community Alliance will consider events that are scheduled to take place in North Lake Tahoe between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31.

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02/01/2024
The Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe has a time-limited opportunity to purchase 232 acres on a Nisenan Village site called Yulića—the tribe’s best opportunity to re-establish a homeland in more than half a century.

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01/25/2024
The Placer County Board of Supervisors took action to appoint George Alves to the Placer County Planning Commission, representing District 2.

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01/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Discount Lift Tickets Benefit Local Schools

Reduced-rate lift tickets valid at many North Lake Tahoe ski resorts can be bought through the Excellence in Education Skiing for Schools program.

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01/11/2024
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The Ruhkala Community Service Awards recognize exemplary community service efforts in Rocklin.

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01/04/2024
Dry Creek Conservancy has announced its Adopt-A-Creek volunteer opportunities in partnership with the city of Roseville Stormwater Management Division.

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01/03/2024
“Progress remains slow,” according to a recent report on faculty diversity at California’s community colleges. For Nikia Chaney, the sole full-time Black faculty member at Cabrillo College, the experience is personal.

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01/01/2024
Emery Unified took a targeted approach, including paying teachers extra to stay after school and tutor students.

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12/28/2023
ABT Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Air is reinvigorating its ABT Gives Back program, launched as an effort to build awareness and financial support for nonprofits in the Nevada County and Placer County areas.

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12/25/2023
State audits of the University of California and the California State University found both systems have failed to comply with decades-old state and federal laws mandating the return of Native ancestral remains and cultural artifacts. Only UCLA and Cal State Long Beach have returned a majority of their collections.

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12/22/2023
Image for display with article titled High Fives Foundation Named Barracuda Championships Beneficiary

The PGA Tour announced that High Fives Foundation, a Truckee-based nonprofit, has been named a finalist for the 2023 PGA TOUR Charity of the Year award.

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12/21/2023
The financial aid application for undocumented students is cumbersome and confusing, and many students aren’t completing the forms. A new law streamlines the process.

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12/19/2023
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The Truckee Chamber of Commerce has awarded its 2024 Core Values Fund Grants, established with the town of Truckee and administered by the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation. The grants support local nonprofits by providing essential marketing resources.

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12/19/2023
Federal funding for domestic violence shelters and housing programs is declining. Advocates want the state to step in, but with a record projected deficit new spending is unlikely.

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12/15/2023
All but two California counties are delaying their implementation of a new law that makes it easier for a court to place someone in involuntary confinement if they can’t care for their own medical needs or personal safety.
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