Stretching across some 65 miles west to east, Placer County traverses a diverse range of California landscapes, from the sprawling suburbs of Roseville and Rocklin to the Gold Rush buildings of Auburn and the lakeside views of Kings Beach. Its history is intertwined with the economic forces that created modern-day California: mining, farming, ranching, and rail commerce. Nowadays, economic drivers also include healthcare, high tech, education, retail, and—of course—tourism.
The Board of Supervisors generally meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 9 a.m. Board meeting agendas are publicly posted for review on the county website.
Placer County's recent count of unhoused citizens has stabilized, with a less than 1% increase over the last year. While homelessness is still an issue all over California, this census conducted by the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras shows that things are going in the right direction locally.(June 29, 2022) → Read the full Roseville Today report
The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a grant that will provide the California Department of Housing and Community Development approximately $1 million to be used on three different housing projects. It will include partnering with rural jurisdictions to provide housing solutions for low-income residents.(June 16, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report