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…
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.
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…
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.
Community members are invited to attend two upcoming workshops to learn more about and provide input on the proposed Placer County Sustainability Plan.
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…
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…
Auburn Aviation Association (AAA), a nonprofit organization, began in 1984 as a small group of pilots and airport enthusiasts dedicated to aviation safety, friendship and community involvement. Now with more than one hundred members, the years since have been a tribute to their foresight and…
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!!!!
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 …
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.
It was over 40 years ago when Alice Cruess struggled with finding an idea in order to raise money for the Foresthill Volunteer Firemen’s Association. After much thought, Alice finally got it – a Foresthill Community Garage Sale!
Placer County will present at the Foresthill Forum Meeting on Monday, August 5 at 7 pm the steps they are planning to right the inequity in funding provided to failed fire zones. There are eight zones in Placer County that do not pay enough fire tax (either from a special ballot or through …
Foresthill Fire Protection District held a swearing in ceremony on July 11th for three new Firefighters/Paramedics and a new Captain. Jarrod Bothwell, Rob Carpenter and Bailey Sett were sworn in and pinned with their new badges by Fire Chief Kushen. Lieutenant Matt Jelle was promoted to Captain.
Many people will be effected by planned power shutoffs this fire season. With a loss of power, refrigerators and freezers are not able to keep food chilled at safe temperatures. This increases the risk of foodborne illnesses. Perishable foods such as meat, eggs, and dairy should always be ke…
The Tahoe National Forest has released Fire and Forest Health: Your Tahoe National Forest on YouTube. The link to this short, eleven minute film is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CupwYkSaRE. Fire and Forest Health was an official selection at the 2019 Wild and Scenic Film Festival in…
To provide improved fire protection and a more reliable water supply, the Foresthill Public Utility District plans to replace 5,400 feet of an aging dual six-inch pipeline that runs along Foresthill Road between the Water Treatment Plant and Walters Way. This sixty-plus year old dual pipelin…
The popular art piece “Penny Bear,” transportation improvements and land acquisition in Olympic Valley were among 13 projects approved by the Board of Supervisors today for $2.3 million in lodging tax funding to support community projects in eastern Placer County.
Two Bins and a Successful Solstice Work Day - Members of the Todds Valley Miwok Maidu Cultural Foundation (TVMMCF) met early on Saturday morning June 29, for a work day initiating the rehabilitation of the 18.5 acre Roundhouse property site located at 21650 Foresthill Road. Earlier this Spr…
On Saturday, July 6th, under the guidance of Football Coach Steve Collier, several members of the football team provided some much needed assistance to an elderly couple in Todd Valley.
Summertime means fun in the sun, especially with your furry friends. But that joy can turn to heartbreak if you’re not careful. To ensure a fun and safe summer, the Placer SPCA asks all pet parents to take note of these summer tips.
The community of Foresthill welcomed the runners of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run on June 30 with cheers, big smiles and lots of encouragement. The Western States Endurance Run is one of the most challenging events for long distance runners. The trail the runners follow is a po…
On Monday, July 1st, the community of Foresthill celebrated the reopening of Fire Station 90. Located at 20450 Foresthill Road in the Todd Valley area of Foresthill, the fire station was part of a reduction in service initiated by the District in February of 2018 as a result of fiscal distress.
When Placer County agreed to manage fire protection services for failed fire zones, they overlooked the long-term impact and costs of taking such action. As the number and severity of fires increased over the past five years, so did the cost of containment. Funding collected from parcel fi…
Fourth of July celebrations may be fun for humans – but the pop, crackle and boom of fireworks can be terrifying for your pets. The Placer SPCA would like to remind all pet owners of the following tips to ensure that the holiday is fun and safe for all.
The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to approve a draft, balanced budget of $960.5 million for the next fiscal year - $10.4 million lower than last year’s final budget of $970.9 million.
The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet just received a check of $19,286.96 from The Thunder Valley Casino Charity Golf Tournament along with United Auburn Indian Community and Elements Communications. This is the first year we have been selected as one of the beneficiaries. The other two benefi…
In a major milestone, following several years of work by local governments and state and federal regulatory agencies, the draft Placer County Conservation Program and accompanying environmental impact study were published on June 21 in the Federal Register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
On Wednesday, June 12th, at the regular FPUD Board Meeting held in Memorial Hall, Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petitions were presented to the five Foresthill Public Utility District Directors. The directors are: Neil Cochran, President, Mark Bell, Vice President, Linda Cholcher, …
The Foresthill Union School District (FUSD) Board of Education is pleased to announce Jack Kraemer as the new Superintendent/Principal. Trustees ratified his appointment at the June 10 board meeting with a unanimous vote. Mr. Kraemer, a Roseville resident, currently serves as the Innovative …
It is anticipated that 1,000 motorcyclists will participate in a memorial run thru the historic Foresthill Divide on June 23rd to honor Bob Young. The ride begins at Elm Street in Auburn and progresses thru the scenic route to Foresthill Memorial Park. The estimated arrival time of 3:00pm wi…
Caltrans begin construction Monday, June 17 on a $40.5 million project along State Route 49 in Auburn with funding provided by Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.
Starting June 1, older adults and people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, may be newly eligible for CalFresh food benefits.
Local residents are stepping up in support of strengthening fire services in Placer County by approving increased assessment fees for their fire protection districts.
Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) welcomed Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber) to the California State Senate at a swearing-in ceremony where California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara administered the oath of office. Senator Dahle will serve the residents of California's…
My name is Cindy Gustafson and I was honored to be appointed as your District 5 Supervisor in late April. As a thirty-five year resident of Placer County, I have had the privilege of working, volunteering, and serving in other capacities with many of you already. For those of you who are mee…
On May 8th, students from both Foresthill Divide School and Foresthill High School, together with the Placer Resource Conservation District and Volcano Creek Enterprises, participated in an educational tour of the forestland and planted over 300 seedlings. FDS 6th graders visited the site wi…
Ashleigh Meltz of Foresthill, recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp®, Space Camp® Robotics™, Aviation Challenge®, U.S. Cyber Camp® and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.
The French Meadows Forest Restoration Project took a step forward with the Placer County Board of Supervisors voting to award two contracts worth more than $2 million to execute the forest health project.
After another wet winter, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the region is prompting CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residenti…
A workforce housing proposal in North Auburn got a boost today with the Placer County Board of Supervisors voting to contribute assets valued at nearly $8 million toward the $37.7 million project.
The Foresthill High School Graduation ceremony was held on June 1, 2019 at 9:00 am. The ceremony proved to be a very impressive and intimate celebration. Upon entering the school grounds, the Foresthill Lions Club directed traffic and parking. The stadium seats and bleachers were rapidly fil…
Foresthill Public Utility District was hoping that the Supreme Court of California would rule in favor of the Ramona Municipal Water District in their legal battle with customers challenging the unlawful rate structure they had implemented. The utility district hoped that their customers co…
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- Governor Newsom Highlights Emergency Preparedness
- CVA’s 2019 Baja Expedition Builds House
- Community Workshops for Placer Sustainability Plan
- 7th Annual Food Truck Fiesta Food, Music & Great Fun
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