Grant

Hidden Falls Park livestock grazing efforts get boost

The return of Hidden Falls Regional Park’s stealth weed whackers is getting a boost from a Sierra Nevada Conservancy grant. Cattle grazing has traditionally taken place on ...

Auburn schools want slice of state’s new $250 million pie

Local schools are vying for a share of a one-time $250 million grant fund set aside by the state to build career pathways programs. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill in July to creat ...

Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...

Business brief: AAUW provides grant to ESL class

The American Association of University Women is doing its part to educate people locally after U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey re-leased findings that revealed ...

Placer High teacher scores $4,500 grant for documentary project

To give his students an outlet for their personal stories, Placer High School psychology teacher Jason Long  has proposed a unique class project – a running documentary, ...

Placer gains funds to bottle up underage drinking

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has received a grant from the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to combat underage drinking Also participating in the grant t ...

$100K grant funds more work on shaded fuel break

  The Auburn Fire Department received another grant to do further work on the shaded fuel break, and it also renewed the federal agreement that makes doing that kind of work ...

Thunder Valley grant helps Placer County Sheriff’s Office purchase new camera

  Thanks to the help of Thunder Valley Casino, Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be better protected when it comes to high-risk situations. According to Lt. ...

Toddler programs get $8.5M in funding through 2016

  A new cycle of grants will pump $8.5 million into local childhood development programs over the next three years, serving more than 11,000 children and families in Placer C ...