Happy Thanksgiving from Placer County! 🦃

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Picture of the week -- Lake Tahoe

Photo of the week

This #PlacerLife photo was taken on Instagram by @ctrlaltlandscapes at the Homewood Mountain Resort in Tahoe.

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“Shop Placer” this holiday season

Placer County and city leaders have united to roll-out a Shop Placer campaign this holiday season. The Shop Placer, Show Love for Local campaign, encourages Placer County residents to shop local whenever possible. The mayors of Placer County and the Board of Supervisor’s chair helped launch the campaign with this special video messageLearn more

County moves to modified services

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To help slow the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, we will again be moving to modified public counter services this week. Essential services will continue. We are honored to be able to serve our communities every day and will continue to do so as we navigate this difficult time together. Learn more

Share the gift of protection this holiday

District Attorney virtual show

The first installment of Placer PROTECT's online video series featuring District Attorney Morgan Gire was shared this week on Placer PROTECT’s Facebook page and new website. We all have senior citizens in our lives who we want to support and many of the residents we serve are senior citizens, which makes this information important for everyone! View video

Cooking safety tips for this holiday 🦃

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While the coronavirus may have changed many of our Thanksgiving gatherings, the need to protect ourselves from cooking fires continues. Typically, Thanksgiving is one of the peak days for cooking fires, which is the top cause of home fires in the United States. Learn how you can prevent cooking fires this holiday with these easy tips. Learn more

Placer County Museums honored with short film award!

Museum video

Congratulations to our Museums Division for winning a SOPHIE (Short Film Award) for best editing in a documentary short film for its production of "Mastering the Mountains", a short film about the building of the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada. Watch the film 

Win $250 towards your next energy bill


If you are a Pioneer Community Energy customer, please consider taking their annual survey. Your feedback will be used to improve services and inform planning priorities. As a thank you, Pioneer will be randomly selecting two survey submissions to receive $250 towards their next energy bill! Learn more

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List of active projects throughout Placer County

Projects are listed alphabetically and by Board of Supervisors districts. A hard copy of the list is available at the Placer County Community Development Resource Agency, 3091 County Center Drive in Auburn. 

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Upcoming public meetings and events

Placer County Offices CLOSED for Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 26
Placer County Offices CLOSED for Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 27
Board of Supervisors meetings, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. Information
CANCELED - Meadow Vista Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Dec. 2
CANCELED - Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Dec 2.
CANCELED - Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Dec 3.

To learn about other Placer County committees and commissions and current opportunities to serve your community click here.

Upcoming community events

When people from different households mix, this increases the risk of transmission of COVID-19. The safest gatherings are virtual. Before attending an event, consider whether it meets the California Department of Public Health’s guidance for the prevention of COVID-19 transmission.

County-wide: Art Studio Trek “Art & Chocolate” Online Tour, (Virtual) Mountain Mandarin Festival
North Tahoe: Annual Holly Arts Fair
Roseville: Roseville Gingerbread House Contest
Foresthill: Foresthill Christmas Tree Lighting

PlacerGROWN farmers’ markets are still taking place following physical distancing direction from health authorities. Learn more

County jobs website is updated regularly

Check out Placer County's employment website for a list of open positions, including internships. Job seekers can apply for positions and sign up for job alerts to be notified of openings. Those without internet access can use a computer kiosk in the Human Resources Department's lobby, at 145 Fulweiler Ave., in Auburn. 

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