NEW Grant Program – Placer Shares Impact Grants

We’re continuing to invest in the community with our new Placer Shares Impact Grants. Placer County has designated an additional $5 million of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to aid small businesses and nonprofits in the county through a new, targeted grant program called Placer Shares Impact Grants. Funding for small…

Placer County moves back to Tier 2 on Tuesday, Nov. 10

Understanding Tier 2 Guidance Placer County moved back to Red (Tier 2) on Tuesday, Nov. 10. This directly impacts restaurants, retail stores, cinemas, gyms & salons (find all business tier guidance and operational modifications HERE). Under Tier 2 guidelines, the following updates are in place: Restaurants can open indoors at 25% capacity Retail can open indoors at 50% capacity Cinemas can…

Placer County Board of Supervisors approves $5 million in grant funding for community stabilization

  For Immediate Release: Oct. 28, 2020 AUBURN, Calif. — The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved an additional $5 million of the county’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding to aid anchor businesses and social safety net programs critically impacted by COVID-19. This move comes on the heels of economic indicators…

Happy Halloween 2020

HAPPY HALLOWEEN Despite the ongoing spooky pandemic we still want to encourage everyone to have spooktacular Halloween. Read tips and tricks from Placer County on creative alternatives as well as pointers on safer trick or treating so that you and your family can still celebrate this wonderfully wicked Halloween. Tips & Tricks for a Safer…

Your Vote Counts 2020

Are You Ready for the November 3 Election? Important dates, information and resources to make sure your VOTE counts! Information provided by www.placerelections.com   IMPORTANT DATES The Placer County Elections Office distributed voter information guides to all registered voters in Placer County. This guide will provide candidate and ballot measure information including resources on voter…

Reopening Alert: Placer County Moves to Orange

Placer County moved to Orange (Tier 3) on Tuesday, Oct. 13. This directly impacts restaurants, retail stores, cinemas, gyms and salons. Find all business tier guidance and operational modifications HERE. Under Tier 3 guidelines, the following updates are in place: Restaurants can open indoors at 50% capacity Retail can increase indoor capacity with modifications Cinemas can…

Placer County moves into the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy ‘red’ tier’

The State of California today moved Placer County into the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy ‘red’ tier  – further easing restrictions in the county. Sectors that can open indoors with modifications include restaurants, places of worship, gyms and fitness centers, movie theaters and personal care services. The full list of sectors is available online at https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/

News Release: Placer falls off state COVID-19 monitoring list but restrictions remain for now

  Placer falls off state COVID-19 monitoring list but restrictions remain for now For Immediate Release: Aug. 20, 2020 AUBURN, Calif. — Placer County yesterday fell off the state’s County Data Monitoring List for COVID-19, with the rate of new positive cases in the county now dipping below that state monitoring metric. If Placer County remains off…