Placer County

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Placer County Transportation Officials Want To Fix Interstate 80, Highway 65 Congestion

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency wants to change some of the congestion issues in the area by widening the highway and adding carpool lanes in a three-phase plan.


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Sacramento-Area Water Districts Demand Water Resources Board Change Drought Restrictions

Placer County Water Agency is one of dozens of districts across the state to send harsh letters complaining about mandatory water cuts up to nearly 36 percent to meet the state’s 25 percent goal.



Roseville City Council Approves $5 Million Toward Multi-Use Sports Complex

The city voted to contribute $5 million to help build a $35 million multi-use sports complex at Blue Oaks Boulevard and Phillip Road. The complex will serve youth and amateur soccer, lacrosse, rugby and football.


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2 Children Die In Placer County ATV Accident

Two children, ages 5 and 3, are dead following an accident on a child-sized all-terrain vehicle over the weekend.



Sacramento Utility Warns Water Wasters Could Be Cut Off If They Don’t Cut Back

American Water serves more than 180,000 people and businesses in Sacramento and Placer counties. But as the drought drags on, and if customers begin to waste water, the utility company says it may be forced to take drastic measures.


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Power Line Falls On School Bus After Crash With Pole In Placer County

Five children were on board the bus, and are trapped inside until crews can remove the power line.


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Hidden Falls Park’s Time In Spotlight Creates Parking Nightmare In Placer County

The parking lot has about three-dozen spaces, but last weekend the county says park workers had to turn away 350 cars. Many of those visitors are ending up parked in front of neighbor’s homes.



Supervisors Ban E-Cigarettes In Placer County Buildings And Vehicles

The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to ban them in all county buildings and vehicles while they say they’re trying to educate residents that E-cigarettes aren’t a healthy alternative to smoking.


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Placer County Could Close Both Loomis And Meadow Vista Libraries

A beloved library in Loomis is at risk of closing down, as the city says closing both the Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries is necessary to keep other libraries in the county open and up to date.



Parents Getting Message On Vaccines In Placer County As More Protect Children From Measles

Elias Hernandez is a happy, healthy 4-year-old who is even more excited he just got his measles shot over with.



Auburn’s Annexation Plans Have Placer County Leery Of Losing North Auburn

But why would the city want to grow by more than 10,000 residents when they’ve had publicized financial issues? The Highway 49 corridor has been a huge economic driver for the tax base of Placer County.


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Placer County Warns Unvaccinated Students May Be Forced To Stay Home During Measles Outbreak

“We know its very contagious and it can spread very quickly,” said Placer County Health Officer Dr. Robert Oldham. “There’s a number of suspect cases we’ve investigated just in the last week or so.”