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Placer County California

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Kings Beach Moving Ahead With Highway Improvements Near Lake Tahoe

The Placer County Board of Supervisors awarded a $21.3 million contract this week to a Nevada company for the main work on a 1.1 mile stretch of California Highway 28


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Newcastle Man Accused Of Setting Home On Fire With Mother Inside

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sean Petty, 20, after detectives found gasoline and other items used to set fire to a side of the home.


Who Pays To Fix My House After It Was Damaged In A Police Standoff?

If a suspected criminal decides to hole themselves up in your home and there’s damage, you should check your policy to see if it’s covered. The same goes for renter’s insurance policies


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Boil Water Order Issued After Fecal Bacteria Discovered In Placer County Water System

Placer County Environmental Health put out the advisory after a company said two of three routine samples from the Auburn Valley Community Service District water system tested positive.


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Last Day Of Summer Has Snowy Surprise In Sierra, Record Rain In Valley

The large amount of precipitation cause concerns around where the American Fire burned, prompting a flash flood warning for central Placer County through the evening. That’s since been allowed to expire.