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American Legion Post 587 celebrated Veterans Day with a short parade down Main Street at 10:00am on November 11. The parade was followed by a ceremony at Memorial Hall honoring all of the veterans who have served their country. Shortly after, a free BBQ for the Foresthill community took plac…

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Halloween in Foresthill was a huge event this year and so well attended. Decorated cars, trailers, motorcycles and more were lined up from Brew Masters to Lord Sabaoth (Old Subway). Candy was plentiful for hundreds of families dressed in costumes and enjoying a safe Trunk-r-Treat. The Chambe…

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(StatePoint) Between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and sky-high oil and gas prices, a significant pellet fuel supply shortage is likely this winter season. Industry experts say you should plan ahead and secure your fuel now for the cold winter months. The good news is that, currently, ther…

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In the days leading up to the 1967 Veterans Day Parade in Auburn, there was much excitement because for the first time a Congressional Medal of Honor winner would ride in the parade. Alford McCommick moved to Auburn in the early 1960s and, according to the June 30, 1966, Auburn Journal, rece…

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The Eldorado National Forest plans to resume its prescribed burning program beginning the week of November 14 after recent storm activity has created conditions favorable for burning. Multiple pile burn and understory burn projects will be conducted, as conditions permit, this fall, winter, …

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Christmas tree permits for the Eldorado National Forest will be available to purchase exclusively online through Recreation.gov beginning November 10th at 7:00 AM PST. We expect the permits to sell out quickly. Details about designated cutting areas, dates and types of trees that may be cut …

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The Auburn Area Republican Women, Federated will host their luncheon on Friday, November 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Awful Annies, located at 13460 Lincoln Way in Auburn.

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Did you know that being a member of a Firewise Community gives you a discount on your homeowners insurance with most insurance companies, including the CA Fair Plan?

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It’s been a wild ride the past 30 days for all of Foresthill. The return home has brought fund raiser after fund raiser to support the families that need it most. The most recent, spaghetti feed, was a great success as the “Mountain Strong” pulled off a spectacular evening. Much thanks for a…

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The Placer County Chipper Program is a cost-share program, funded by Placer County and CAL FIRE, that provides low-cost residential chipper service for Placer County residents, incentivizes fuels reduction, and promotes defensible space adherence and fire prevention activities. For $80 / hou…

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Vampire appliances have a voracious appetite for sucking energy out of electrical outlets and money out of your wallet, even when they are turned off. These appliances and devices still use energy while powered down and they are potentially all over your home.

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(StatePoint) Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is so common that nearly 100% of children have been infected by age 2. Most people, including infants, develop only mild cold-like symptoms. However for some, RSV can be severe and even life threatening. Many people are surprised to learn tha…

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The Foresthill Divide Historical Society, Inc, in their Forest Hill Courier newsletter, have provided the following piece of Foresthill history. Please support the Foresthill Divide Historical Society and Museum. If you are interested in learning more regarding membership you may contact:

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The week of Oct. 25, 1909, Alma Bell prepared with her attorneys, L.L. Chamberlain and W.J. Prewett, for her upcoming trial for the homicide of Joe Armes. Originally, the trial was to begin in late October, but it was pushed back to Nov. 10.

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On October 4th the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints sent 2 semi-trucks full of food to Foresthill. A member of our board was approached by the church and asked if our community would benefit from a delivery of food and supplies. Upon learning that almost everyone lost food when ou…

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It comes as no surprise: small town, big hearts. Countless locals have banded together to create different ways to raise money for those that lost everything. Our neighbors may have lost their homes, but they haven’t lost the battle!

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The Placer Community Foundation announced this week it has secured $7,500 in funding through a partnership with DoorDash to provide relief for victims of the devastating Mosquito Fire in the greater Foresthill area of Placer County. DoorDash is providing $7,500 in community credits, gift car…

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On October 31, Placer will join dozens of other California counties in transitioning to a new, easy-to-use universal public benefits system. With this change, the current MyBenefits CalWIN (MyBCW) public portal will change to a new website: BenefitsCal.com.

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Calvary Bible Church parted ways with the recent pastor via a recall vote on September 16, 2022 which was effective immediately. Most activities at the church are still being offered, the only exception being the Wednesday evening Bible study. Join us for Sunday Service at 10 AM; which will …

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Do the Placer County Museums have a connection to classic horror films? Yes, we do – in a Kevin Bacon sort of way.

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Many of the Foresthill community gathered on September 25, Sunday morning at 6:30 AM at Worton’s Grocery parking lot, overlooking where the fire was stopped from engulfing Foresthill. Approximately 100 very grateful people gathered together from Foresthill churches and the community to give …

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I am going to give Maker’s the credit for putting together a spontaneous event to celebrate the “Back to Normal” event for our Community. There is a good argument that Foresthill was never “normal” in the first place, but that would be another study project. Perhaps I will apply for a Govern…

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The residents of Foresthill sent a huge gesture of thanks to our local firefighters and to the wild fire crews responsible for defending our town during the Mosquito fire. With just a small note on Facebook stating that the Incident’s Information Officer suggested “thank you cookies” – BOOM …

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On the evening of September 28, twenty six residents and numerous children attended the annual Monte Verde Estates HOA meeting. The event was held on the lawn of the MVE park and MC’d by HOA President Elaine Chavez. Food and beverages were on hand and the Hot dogs were prepared by Bill Rogal…

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(StatePoint) Gardening is not only a means for beautifying outdoor spaces and growing delicious foods. According to those who spend significant time in the yard, getting outside can also support your wellbeing.

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Looking to make a difference and give back to the community? Placer County’s Free Tax Prep program (also known as VITA) is currently seeking volunteers for the 2023 tax season.

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Due to multiple ongoing hazardous operations, requiring the use of heavy equipment from several agencies, Mosquito Ridge Road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until further notice.

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Forest Service BAER team specialists recently completed their field data gathering on federal lands burned by the Mosquito Fire. The post-fire maps and data display soil burn severity (SBS) categories of unburned/very low, low, moderate, and high.

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On Sept. 24, 1935, the trial of Earl Kimball for the murder of James Kennett began. Kimball had earlier confessed to the murder of Kennett as well as to the murder of a young boy, later identified as Virgil Smith. His defense team entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity.

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We have all seen the articles on building defensible space around our property. Many Foresthill residents have built defensible space around their homes as demonstrated by the large number of FireWise communities in our midst.

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We have all seen the articles on building defensible space around our property. Many Foresthill residents have built defensible space around their homes as demonstrated by the large number of FireWise communities in our midst.

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The Foresthill Divide communities once again demonstrated their strength and fortitude dealing with the challenges of Mother Nature. The major winter snowstorm following Christmas caused major destruction throughout the area. Electricity was off for eleven days as emergency workers struggled…

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