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    Foresthill could very well behold the same fate as the community of Paradise. It is not  really “if” but “when”. Educate yourself and family by attending the upcoming Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future. This one hour  documentary will be followed by an expert panel of profes…

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On December 15th, The American Legion Riders Chapter 587, Foresthill, held a small ceremony at the Veterans Hall. This was in conjunction with the Wreaths Across America Program. They along with the help of local Boy Scouts and a few community members distributed wreaths to our four cemeteri…

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An explosion in the 5100 block of Finning Mill Road, Foresthill, led to the arrest of one man and the hospitalization of another. The injured man experienced severe burns and was airlifted to the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento according to the Placer County Sher…

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The Foresthill Lions Club’s will host the annual Student Speaker Contest on Tues, February 19th, 2019, 6:00 pm in the conference room at Memorial Hall. Contestants should arrive no later than 5:30 pm for final instructions. The contest will start at 6:00 pm sharp. This year’s topic is: “Free…

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Looking for a prime spot to build that perfect snowman or do a little snowshoeing? Placer County’s Squaw Valley Park in Olympic Valley is also open during the winter season, offering a free snow play option for visitors and residents.

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Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted between January 7th and January 31st 2019. The District’s Open Enrollment/ Intradistrict Transfer policy allows students to attend a school outside of their normal area of attendance, provided…

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The Foresthill Public Utility District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.

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The evidence is more than anecdotal. According to a recent study, business flight out of California has accelerated to an unprecedented level. In 2016, the year for which the most recent data is available, 1,800 businesses moved out or “disinvested” from California. This is the highest one-y…

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Forest health and fire safety took a major step forward with the joint announcement by the U.S. Forest Service of its final approval of the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project. The project is an innovative forest health project aimed at reducing wildfire risk in a critical municipal wa…

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The Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce provided a festive atmosphere for the annual lighting of the town Christmas Tree on December 8th with games and goodies for all of the town’s boys and girls. Santa Claus arrived at dusk to the delight of the excited children and adults alike. Santa h…

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Unfortunately, due to the discovery of water damage, structural members with dry rot and evidence of active mold inside Foresthill Fire Station 90 at 20540 Foresthill Road we have temporarily relocated the station personnel to Fire Station 88 at 5981 Gold St. in Foresthill. The daily minimum…

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It is an obscure fact that on average 3,200 instances of child abuse are reported each year in Placer County. Staggering, isn’t it? This time of year can be especially stressful for families caught in a cycle of despair, putting all at risk.

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Decorating homes and businesses is a long standing tradition during the holiday season. Unfortunetly it’s these decorations that increase the chance of fire. Follow a few simple Christmas tree & holiday decoration fire safety tips to ensure Happy Holidays.

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The regular Board of Directors meeting of the Foresthill Public Utility District (FPUD) took place at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, December 12. Returning incumbent Board Directors Mark Bell, Neil Cochran, and Patty Wade, along with General Manager Hank White, were administered the oath of off…

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Canyon View Assembly would like to thank all the families who brought their children out on October 31 for another safe, FREE Harvest Festival at the Carpenter’s Place.

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The Foresthill Lions Club was busy at work this last Sunday stringing the Christmas lights on the magnificent redwood tree on Main Street, Foresthill. The six person crew strung the lights from the very top to the bottom of the approximately forty-five foot tall redwood. Fuelload Management …

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We Need Your Help to Prevent Child Abuse and Build Strong, Healthy Families thisHoliday Season.

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Local Fire Districts Sucessfully Develop New Innovative Fire Prevention Program Funded By Fema Fire Prevention Program

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Seven students from Foresthill High School participated recently in the 2018 El Dorado Forestry Challenge, one group of a total of 103 high school students from 11 schools from the Sacramento area and central California.  Foresthill High School’s registration fees were sponsored by Amanda Go…

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As news of the Camp Fire tragedy unfolded, Placer Community Foundation (PCF) rallied financial support for the thousands impacted.  PCF’s Board of Directors and donors quickly responded. Individual gifts from board members were matched by a grant from the Community Needs Fund, and grants wer…

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As of Sunday, November 18th, Firefighters continue structure preparation and defense in areas threatened by the Camp Fire. Equipment and crews continue to construct primary and secondary control lines in rugged terrain. Due to gusty winds and low humidity, a Red Flag Warning is in place unti…

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As you can see Downtown Foresthill has Vibrancy. Downtown was hopping this previous Saturday night. A number of months ago Foresthill Economic Development held a facilitiated meeting, bringing community groups, youth, and leaders together to envision what we want to see in our “Foresthill of…

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Make a plan today. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated. Establish a family meeting place that’s familiar and easy to find.

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Placer Community Foundation (PCF) earned the High 5 Luminary Award in recognition of its collaborate advocacy work to achieve more affordable housing in Placer County and for founding Placer Housing Matters, an on-going initiative to educate the public and shine a light on the need for attai…

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Eldorado National Forest is Selling Christmas Tree Tags Again this Year.The Eldorado National Forest began selling Christmas tree permits on Tuesday, November 13th. Tree tags that can be used to cut pine, fir or cedar trees, up to 6 inches in diameter at the base, will be available at the Fo…

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On November 7, 2003, the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation signed a quit claim deed which transferred ownership of the Sugar Pine Dam Project to the Foresthill Public Utility District. That date in 2018 was the fifteenth anniversary of the District taking possession of the Dam, Pipelines, and Trea…

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Alexis San Gregario created a poem and art titled  Dustbull for the Of Mice and Men unit after watching Ken Burns’ “The Dust Bowl” documentary. Alexis is a very talented freshman at Foresthill High School.

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Foresthill merchants, service organizations, and town folk were once again ready for the Halloween night haunting of approximately six hundred little ghosts and goblins. It was a perfectly clear night for the trick or treaters to enjoy the spooky festivities along Main Street.

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The Eldorado National Forest will begin its annual prescribed burn program as soon as weather conditions are favorable. Fire managers plan to burn up to 7,000 acres of national forest land this fall, winter and spring using a combination of understory and pile burning techniques. The actual …

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On October 27th, Lynn MacDonald was honored at a ribbon cutting ceremony christening the opening of the Lynn MacDonald Professional Development Center. Lynn is in her 40th year as a Placer Union High School District (PUHSD)Trustee. Lynn has dedicated her life to serving all students. She pla…

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Maker’s Mountain Eatery has opened their restaurant doors and are serving delicious food, beer and wine. They are still working through their “soft” opening, working out all the normal adjustments and kinks of a new eatery. During the busy meal hours they are experiencing longer wait times t…

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Alisara Lembcke, a Freshman at Foresthill High School, was awarded first place in the “Be the Change Talent Show”  held in Auburn this last September. Alisara submitted her artwork and was presented $100.00 as her award. More importantly, the image of  her artwork was printed on shirts which…

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The Eldorado National Forest has released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Record of Decision for Over-snow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation. The Final EIS includes a preferred alternative that was developed in response to comments from both motorized and non-motorized win…

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At the October 18 meeting of the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) Board of Directors, the Board approved a Memorandum of Agreement (Agreement ) between PCWA and the Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency (SAFCA) to explore the feasibility of utilizing PCWA’s Hell Hole Reservoir to mitigate th…

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While most residents on the Divide had their power returned on Monday afternoon, October 15th, Todd Valley residents had an additional 24 hour period of darkness. The additional delay of service was due to an incident where a PG&E work crew and their work truck in the area were pelted wi…

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The Foresthill Lions Club, while performing their quarterly clean-up of Foresthill Road between the Todd Valley fire station to the Lutheran Church came upon this photo of what appears to be a very happy serviceman and his gal.

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Staffing Placer County’s polling sites each election takes more than 1,300 poll workers, and the county Elections Office is now accepting applications for all positions for the Nov. 6 general election. It’s a great chance to give back to the community and be a part of the excitement of our d…

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Orange pumpkins on doorsteps and orange candy corn in buckets are iconic staples of Halloween, but the season can be about more than fun and treats.

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On September 25th, after two years of intensive litigation, Placer County Superior Court, in a trial before Commissioner Michael A. Jacques, Miner's Camp LLC prevailed on its petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory relief and restitution, challenging the water rate structu…

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The Foresthill High School Homecoming began early Friday morning with the local Lions Club preparing a pancake breakfast for the Wildfires football team and cheerleaders. The athletes greatly enjoyed the pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham and doughnuts before their early morning classes began on …

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On September 25, the Placer County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s final 2018-19 budget of $970.9 million, an increase of 12.1 percent from the previous year’s budget of $866.2 million.

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The Placer Board of Supervisors has officially proclaimed this month National Preparedness Month as part of an ongoing commitment to individual and community preparedness. In light of this month’s fires, readiness for a natural disaster couldn’t be more critical. The Board has recognized fiv…

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