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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.

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Board of Supervisors

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.

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Olympic Valley name changes continue

Placer County Board of Supervisors has renamed three county roads that contained the word squaw. Squaw Valley Road was renamed Olympic Valley Road, Squaw Peak Road was renamed Shirley Canyon Road and Squaw Peak Way was renamed Marmot Way. Placer …

Image caption: Salt is a key ingredient to maintaining safe roads in snowy climes.
Putting Tahoe on a Low-Salt Diet

Comstock’s reporter Jennifer Junghans learns about some innovative solutions to the problem of ice on winter roads.

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Placer County Homeless Rate Stabilizes

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
Grant Approved for Housing Development

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
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