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Placer County Newsletter - Oct. 4, 2018

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Photo of the week

This #PlacerLife photo, taken by @lunamunn and shared by @liveplacergrown on Instagram to mark PlacerGROWN month, was captured at the Tahoe City Farmers Market.

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Serve our democracy as a Placer County poll worker


Be part of our country’s electoral process and become one of the more than 1,300 poll workers we’ll need to staff Placer County polling sites for the Nov. 6 general election. (And earn up to $135 while you’re at it.) Learn more

National Walk Day

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Oct. 10 is National Walk to School Day, but with #PlacerWalks you can participate not just at school but also work, home or anywhere in the community! Sign up for a free toolkit and get walking! Sign up

Employment Services programs transform lives of clients


A victim of domestic violence forced to leave her home and job behind. A single mom struggling to build a life for herself and her son. Meet a handful of clients who have found meaningful careers and more by working with the county’s Employment Services team. Learn more

Walk of Honor memorial


Granite Bay Community Park is home to a new memorial that pays tribute to our nation’s fallen service members and their families. A dedication ceremony was held on Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, Sept. 30, with a special dedication ceremony to honor Gold Star families and veterans. Read more

Meet pets, wild animals open house this weekend


Gold Country Wildlife Rescue and Placer County Animal Services will hold a joint open house to showcase their programs for domestic and wild animals on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Learn more

Old Auburn Cemetery tours


Meet the ghosts of the Old Auburn Cemetery on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Witnesses, officers, jurors and murderers will rise from the grave to tell you their stories. Discover tales of love and lives lost, revenge and mourning as they are brought to life through first-person narratives. Re-enactors from Placer County Museums will be stationed at plots throughout the cemetery to impart the buried history of some of Auburn’s permanent residents. Don't miss the fun - they're dying to meet you! Learn more

PlacerGROWN Farm & Barn self-guided tour

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Start off celebrating PlacerGROWN month with this weekend’s Farm and Barn Tour! This tour is self-guided and will take you on an expedition of farms, ranches and hop fields in the beautiful countryside of Placer County. Get your cameras ready and don’t forget to tag or add #PlacerGROWN when you share your pictures! Sign up today to receive a map of the tour. Sign up

Seeking young leaders for program


Are you a high school junior or senior looking to develop your leadership skills? Apply today for the Sacramento Area Council of Governments' Youth Leadership Academy. Apply here


Oil filter exchange

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Do you change your car’s oil filter yourself? Now is a great time to give your car some love because every Saturday and Sunday in October, you can bring your used motor oil filter to a participating auto store and leave with a new one — for FREE.  Learn more

Virtual workshop on proposed Dry Creek Greenway West trail project


Couldn't make it to this week's community open house about the proposed Dry Creek Greenway West trail project in Roseville? There's still time to share your feedback! Attend the virtual workshop on your own time through Oct. 15 to learn more about the project and give your comments. Join the workshop


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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. 


Active Projects


Upcoming public meetings and events

Squaw Valley Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 4, 6 p.m. Agenda
County Offices CLOSED for the Columbus Day holiday, Oct 8
Board of Supervisors meeting, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. Agenda
CANCELED - Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 10
North Tahoe Regional Advisory Council meeting, Oct. 11, 6 p.m. Agenda 

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

Upcoming community events

Don’t miss the fun coming this next week in...

County-wide: PlacerGROWN Farm & Barn Tour
Auburn: OktoberfestFree kids fishing event
Colfax: Llamas & Pajamas
Loomis: Loomis Eggplant FestivalThe Flower Farm Pumpkin PatchMandaRIDE 
Roseville: 24th Annual Roseville BikeFest 2018
Rocklin: Rocklin Mini Maker Faire
North Lake Tahoe: Great Trail Race

...and many Placer County Library and Placer County Museum events. 

Visit our regional partners to discover more of the fun happening right here in Placer County!


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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Placer County Communications and Public Affairs
[email protected] | 530-886-4646

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