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As an invited artist to the Redwood City Chalk Full of Fun 4th of July event, Mariah Quintanilla stopped crowds with her memorial image of Frieda Kahlo.  Mariah spent hours of research before she sketched and formatted Friedas image for a 10’ x 10’ chalk square, her largest chalk to date.  S…

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At the July 13th FPUD Board Meeting the Directors stated that they were not accepting the Appellate Court's ruling and were going back to court once again with their litigation with Miner's Camp.  The litigation has been going on for over four years with little to show for the ratepayers expense.

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Foresthill Parks and Recreation worked closely with Placer County to establish the very first dog park, supported by the county, in Foresthill.

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Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) announced on July 8 that General Manager Andy Fecko has been named to serve on the newly-established Wildland Fire Mitigation and Management Commission (Commission). Created by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden in 2021, the Commissi…

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CalFire’s “Ready, Set, Go” program will help you protect yourself, your family, and your home, in the event of a wildfire our area.

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The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is joining Justine Vanderschoot’s family in their plea to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to deny her murderers’ request to be released from prison.  

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The WIdowed Persons Club of Auburn will be meeting on Friday, July 15, at 11:30 am, in the back room of the Auburn Sizzler restaurant.  Joy Goebel, Sutter Bereavement Coordinator, will be the speaker.  All widowed persons are invited to attend.  For more information call Laura Boyd at 530/718-4072.

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The July 6, 1901 issue of the Placer Herald told the story of a daring stage robbery that took place on Wednesday, June 3, 1901.

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Fire restrictions went into effect Saturday, July 9, 2022 on the Eldorado National Forest under Forest Order 03-22-12. Wood and charcoal fires will be restricted to metal fire rings and grills in designated developed recreation sites listed in the order on Exhibit A. All other campfires are …

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Foresthill PUD was blown out of the water with their recent court appeal in their lawsuit with Miner's Camp. The Court of Appeal granted judgement in favor of Miner's Camp regarding the unlawful billing for "Phantom Meters". Even though Miner's Camp only had one meter, FPUD billed them for m…

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After the COVID-19-pandemic-year cancellation of 2020, followed by a year of travel restrictions, which reduced the numbers of overseas runners, the 2022 Western States 100 was back to being a truly international celebration of ultrarunning. Roughly 380 runners from 32 countries began their …

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Foresthill Divide Little League hosted the CA Little League District 11 Majors and Juniors Softball division Tournament of Champions in the first two weeks of June. The tournament concluded with Foresthill taking the win on their home field in both divisions. The teams participating in the t…

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The community of Foresthill was asked to "Honor the fallen and support the living" during May, the month designated for the distribution of Poppies.  You rose to the occasion with your grace and generosity.  You are living examples of human kindness, thank you.

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The annual 4th of July Celebration at Memorial Park was so much fun! The Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce board would like to thank everyone that helped to make the day a great success. We truly appreciate all the volunteers that showed up to lend a hand. We also want to express our gra…

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Happy Summer!  Yeah, the garden is planted and growing.  Not a large as we had hoped for, but it’s a beginning.

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Since fire season is here, your local Firewise Communities want you to know how to stay aware of wildfire threats in your area.

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Flag Day, also called National Flag Day, in the United States, a day honouring the national flag, observed on June 14. The holiday commemorates the date in 1777 when the United States approved the design for its first national flag. Flag Day is celebrated on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 in the Uni…

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Foresthill dog lovers are anxiously awaiting the completion of the magnificent Dog Park at Memorial Park. The dog park has two fenced areas to accommodate both large and small dogs. The two areas are designed with natural obstacles consisting of huge logs which the dogs can undergo agility t…

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Foresthill High is hosting a basketball camp for all ages this Summer. June 20-22 there will be an opportunity for young people to play games, learn fundamentals, and have fun, all inside the Foresthill High Gymnasium. The camp will be run by Varsity Boys Coach James Kuykendall and Varsity G…

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Lots of news for Foresthill Chamber Members and residents.  4th of July will continue to have a festival in the park Monday, July 4th 10-4.  Kind sponsors include American Auxiliary 587, Foresthill Museum and Brew Masters. Vendor signup sheets are available on the Chamber Website (direct lin…

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Roofs are a highly vulnerable part of a home during wildfires. The following is an excerpt from Firewise USA’s fact sheet about roofs and wildfire risk. See our FB page for the full article.

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Canyon View Assembly’s Healing Room has been in operation since August 14th, 2019. Beginning on May 11, 2022, we are expanding our time offerings. This Healing Room is now open on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from 11:00 AM to Noon, and again at 6:00 – 7:00 PM. Our Healing …

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(StatePoint) It’s the time of year for backyard bashes with friends and family. The best part about being the host? Creating relaxing summer vibes with great food and wine.

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Foresthill Divide School culminated a two month reading program with the Lions Club awarding gift certificates to two prolific readers from each class. The students were awarded a ticket for each book they read and on awards day the winning tickets were randomly drawn from the class jar.

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On a glorious May 24th morning the Foresthill High School graduating class of 2022 celebrated the day receiving diplomas and participating in a Main Street parade. The exuberent students arrived at the sports field dressed in the traditional graduation garb and their family and friends cheer…

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May is Older Americans Month, and Placer County’s Healthy Brain Initiative program is continuing its work to promote awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and related resources through a new multimedia awareness campaign.

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Foresthill High School celebrated Night of Excellence on the evening of May 19th. The 2022 Awards Ceremony was hosted by Principal Danise Hitchcock along with the entire school teaching staff.

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Retired, semi-retired or just have extra time? Want to hear interesting speakers?

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Calvary Bible Church on the Divide has a new permanent Pastor! Andre Alves was accepted by the congregation per vote well beyond the required majority. Andre is married, has 5 kids and lives currently in the greater Auburn area. He is a native of Brazil and started his new duties officially …

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On March 22, 2022, the Foresthill Public Utility District Directors met in a closed session to discus a number of subject matters.  Two items concerned on-going litigation and the third was a discussion on a possible ‘Water Transfer’ of 2,000 Acre Feet (AF) of water from Sugar Pine Reservoir.

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The National Association of Letter Carriers held their “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive” on Saturday May 14th.  Residences were asked to bag healthy, non-perishable food items and place the bag(s) by the mailbox.  The letter carriers collected the bags as they did their route.  Giving Hearts was…

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Placer County Executive Todd Leopold has been placed on paid administrative leave effective immediately, the Board of Supervisors confirmed to KCRA 3 on Friday.

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At the May 19 meeting of the Placer County Water Agency (“PCWA”) Board of Directors, the Board awarded five grants totaling $225,000 to four public water purveyors in Placer County. The grants, funded through PCWA’s Financial Assistance Program (FAP), support Placer County special districts …

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We are glad you decided to join us on the 2022 Heritage Trail Museums Tour. This is the 13th year for the event and 27 museums from Roseville to Tahoe/Truckee are opening their doors free of charge for certain days throughout the summer. All 27 museums are committed to showcasing history in …

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The Foresthill Divide School 5th grade classes built "Rube Goldberg Machines" utilizing the six simple machines, the Lever, Pulley, Incline Plane, Wheel Axis, Wedge and Screw. After learning about these simple machines from teachers Adam Peres and Greg Mason, the students went to work combin…

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The following are tips about fencing, from Firewise USA, the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, and the National Fire Protection Association. You can read the entire article on our Facebook page at Foresthill Firewise Communities.

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The students at Foresthill Divide School will be celebrating their 3rd annual Pioneer Day on May 24th from  8:30 - 11:00am. The students will be dressed in "living history" attire. Please come and celebrate with the students.

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On May 11th, under the direction of Foresthill Divide teachers Nicole Harp and Christina Nokes, FDS 6th graders hosted the annual World Cultural Fair.  As part of the 6th grade curriculum, students have studied ancient civilizations throughout the school year. The World Cultural Fair is a wa…

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Foresthill Chamber of Commerce wants to give a big WELCOME  to our new members this month: Jasmin and Sam of Brazen Racing, who plan events for foot racing.  Their Goal bringing people to our brick and mortar stores are two annual 50K races, that “start here and end here”. They will be calle…

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With May being Wildfire Preparedness Month, the Foresthill Fire Protection District is hosting a free Green Waste Disposal Day from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at the Old Mill site behind the Dollar General store located at 5830 Sunset Drive.  Recycle your needles, grass cl…

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