To complete Phase 2 of the Placer County Regional Homeless Response, the Board of Supervisors approved an agreement with Moore Iacofano Goltsman Inc. The contract provides facilitation, planning and technical assistance.(Aug. 9, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
The tourism group responsible for visitor services and destination marketing on the North Shore side of Lake Tahoe has rebranded. Formerly known as the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau, it will now be called Travel North Tahoe Nevada.(Aug. 9, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District will assist the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District, Placer County Air Pollution Control District and Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District with an award of more than $7 million in federal funding for clean air projects.(Aug. 8, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
Toxic algae has been discovered in a creek on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore at strong enough levels in General Creek to trigger posted warning signs. Those enjoying the outdoors with pets should stay away from algae mats in the water.(Aug. 7, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
According to Roseville Parks, Recreation and Libraries Director Jill Geller, her department spent the last year developing a master plan for the next decade. The Roseville City Council has reviewed and adopted the plan.(Aug. 5, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Auburn families are facing challenges as school starts, due to a pushback of starting times at the high schools and the cancellation of bus transportation.(Aug. 5, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
Using data on traffic accidents over the last five years, the city of Loomis is developing a plan to get state and federal road funds. Loomis town engineer Merrill Buck presented a draft traffic safety plan to the Planning Commission.(Aug. 5, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
After three months of disagreement over a new name for the Lincoln High School Theater, the Western Placer Unified School District Board opted to leave the theater unnamed.(Aug. 4, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
The Placer County Planning Commission approved a land use change for the former Dingus McGee’s Restaurant and Event Center in Auburn. The owner wants to convert the property into multi-family residential land use.(Aug. 4, 2022) → Read the full Auburn Journal report
A California court last week issued its final judgment in the long battle to stop a massive development in Olympic Valley, ordering all approvals of the project be rescinded. But the developer may submit an adjusted plan in the fall.(Aug. 3, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
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