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On Friday, October 11th and Saturday, October 12th the Foresthill Lions Club will be celebrating International White Cane Safety Day.

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The Foresthill Fire Protection District held a community wide celebration on September 21st for putting the new Engine 90 into service. The Push – In Ceremony ia a tradition that dates back to the late 1800s when fire departments used hand – drawn pumpers and horse – drawn equipment. Upon re…

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As many horse owners will tell you, our equines are often considered part of the family. They are our partners in blazing trails, racing around barrels or jumping over fences. Most often, they are simply our companions, offering a nicker of hello and a quiet strength.

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Bass Pro Shops founder and noted conservationist Johnny Morris announced “Anglers for the Bahamas,” a campaign to support the Bahamas in the wake of catastrophic devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian. Together with fishing industry partners, the initial donations are approaching nearly $4 m…

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It was the perfect day to pick up the pieces – the trash pieces that is – especially in the Sierra Nevada, where more than 700 volunteers took time out of their busy schedule to help remove garbage from rivers, lakes, streams, and associated riparian zones during the 11th annual Great Sierra…

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Five local residents have been appointed as members of an ad hoc Water Rate Study Community Advisory Committee. The members, all volunteers, include Larry E. Clarke, Tyler Harkness, Robyn Husmann, Bruce Littlefield, and Rick Velgos.

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As part of its efforts to prepare customers and communities for the growing threat of wildfire, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) crews and contractors have been conducting drills in high fire-threat areas to practice restoring power after a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS). As p…

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The Lyon Cares Foundation announced that local Auburn nonprofits Acres of Hope and Stand Up Placer are each the recipient of a $5,000 grant. Acres of Hope provides a safe family environment for women and children to break the cycle of homelessness. Stand Up Placer empowers survivors and educ…

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The Foresthill Fire Protection District invites the community to join members of the department in celebrating the arrival of a new structural fire engine. The new fire engine, purchased with the assistance of a grant from the Placer County Air Pollution Control District, will be placed into…

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New solar panels are coming to parking lots at six county buildings, saving $5 Million tax dollars and providing renewable energy.

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The Foresthill Public Utility District announced today that the construction of 5,600 feet of new water pipeline is nearing completion; ahead of schedule and under budget.  The pipeline is located along Foresthill Road from Walter’s Way to the water treatment plan.  

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We’ve all heard the phrase that it’s better to be safe than sorry. And Ben Franklin wisely opined that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And a poster proclaiming “Safety doesn’t happen by accident” can be found in almost every workplace.

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Placer County Treasurer-Tax Collector Jenine Windeshausen announced the property tax bills for the 2019-2020 fiscal year have been mailed.  Windeshausen indicated there are 165,044 tax bills for Proposition 13 taxes and voter approved special assessments.

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Foresthill pool has ended their season with a well attended 50th anniversary celebration! This party was attended by 250+ guests and over 175 swimmers throughout the day. Many attended for the good eats, an afternoon of swimming, and most importantly the rededication of the Foresthill pool t…

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Results from a Placer County survey on fire insurance nonrenewals are confirming the growing consensus that thousands of Placer residents are facing a crisis of insurance affordability.

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The Foresthill Public Utility District (FPUD) is seeking volunteers to participate on the Water Rate Study Community Advisory Committee.  Committee members will represent the Foresthill Community’s interests and will provide advice and opinions to the Rate Study Consultants preparing the nex…

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Responding to a growing crisis of housing affordability, the Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved a series of new initiatives aimed at kick starting the construction of 2,640 new affordable homes over the next 20 years.

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California’s Preparedness Day is September 14th! BE PREPARED CALIFORNIA! We are excited to announce California’s Preparedness Day will take place on Saturday, September 14th from 10a-2p in Old Sacramento! This exciting day will help your family be more prepared in the event of a disaster or …

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Every year the Foresthill Lions Club has their annual picnic in August up at Grant Highlands. It’s a beautiful piece of land that the Grant Family owns and they always hold the picnic there. The Star Dust Cowboys play great music for people to dance to throughout the night, and  usually over…

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As Superintendent/Principal, I am pleased to announce that all of the hard work and dedication by district and school staff over the last two months lead to a smooth and successful first day on August 15 for Foresthill Divide School (FDS).

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After years of drought and extreme wildfires, many Placer County residents are reporting steep increases in their homeowner insurance premiums or even nonrenewals. While local governments don’t have any jurisdiction or control over insurance rates, we can continue working with our residents …

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Foresthill welcomed the Tevis riders on  August 17, 2019.  This year’s date was changed from July 20th due to excessive snowpack in the Sierras.  The Western States Trail Foundation Executive Committee reviewed the snowpack’s water content and using historical data  determine that a postpone…

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Foresthill Elementary opened their doors on Thursday, August 15th to the excitement  of both children and adults alike.  Upon arriving at school the children were greeted by cheers, clappers, bubbles and cow bells by school staff, the Lions Club and the American Legion.

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The Auburn Aviation Association has re-named their aviation scholarship in honor of Auburn resident, Col. C.E. "Bud" Anderson.  Col. Anderson grew up in the local area and served as a World War II fighter pilot in his P-51 Mustang "Old Crow". He went on to serve over thirty years in the U.S.…

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The Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors wants to take this opportunity thank Michelle Johnson for the past 5 years that she either worked for or served on the Board for the Chamber.

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John Peters IV started Foresthill Racing Company back in 2012 as a small motorcycle repair shop. He was raised and schooled on the Divide and met his wife, Madeline at Placer High School. John and his brother spent their childhood riding bicycles, skateboards, and motorcycles all over Forest…

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Vista Complete Care plans on opening their doors for the Foresthill community medical needs early August. The office has undergone a major interior renovation for the convenience and health care of their patients.

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Governor Gavin Newsom kicked off the first in a series of press events highlighting emergency preparedness during the fire season, signing an executive order announcing a surge in nearly 400 seasonal firefighters to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for thi…

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Partnering once again with the Student Reach International Organization, Pastors Marc  and Coleena  took a team of 13 to Vicente Guerarro, Baja (200 miles south of the border) to build  houses for migrant  families who are among the poorest of the poor.

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Once again, the park will be readied and the sound and smells of food trucks will fill the park for the always popular Food Truck Fiesta (Friday, August 16th from 5:30 – 10pm at Recreation Park).  Old favorites like Drewski’s, Twisted Taco and Rudy’s on a Roll will be returning.  Newcomers O…

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In a significant milestone in the recovery and rebuilding of the Town of Paradise and Butte County following last year's devastating wildfire, the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) announced that crews managed by the California Department of Resources Recycling and…

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The Foresthill Union School District  recognized Alice Stanowicz on her 30 years of outstanding service with the district at their July board meeting. In attendance were Alice's family, friends and retired co-workers.   Congratulations on your retirement Alice!!!!  

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Thousands of treasure seekers turned out August 3rd and 4th to comb through a wealth of donations at the Foresthill Volunteer Fire Association garage sale. The biggest garage sale of the year had thousands of bargains that didn’t disappoint those who shopped at the three locations — the Tin …

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The Board of Governors of the Western States Trail Foundation (WSTF) welcomes you to an endurance riding event of distinction, recognized as one of the world''s best tests of true horsemanship.

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