Community Information

Placer County, CA

Hospitals

Parks

  • Bear River Recreation & Parks Dist.
  • Sierra Outdoor Recreation Covering over a million acres in the Central Sierra Nevada, twenty-one outdoor activities, nearly 800 recreation sites and activity guides, and 50 recreation maps
  • Devils Postpile National Monument Established in 1911 by presidential proclamation, Devils Postpile National Monument protects and preserves the Devils Postpile formation, the 101-foot high Rainbow Falls, and pristine mountain scenery. The Devils Postpile formation is a rare sight in the geologic world and ranks as one of the world's finest examples of columnar basalt. Its columns tower 60 feet high and display an unusual symmetry.
  • Placer County Parks and Grounds Division
  • North Tahoe Regional Park The Regional Park encompasses 124 acres of predominantly active recreational activities. Surrounding the Regional Park on three sides are accessible public lands offering users a more passive recreational experience. Found within the Regional Park are five night-lighted tennis courts, several athletic fields, basketball, handball and sand volleyball courts
  • Whitewater Rafting near Lake Tahoe

Law Enforcement

Lake Tahoe Area Ski Resorts

Transportation

Library

  • Roseville Main Library
  • Placer County Libraries Placer County library services are available to residents countywide, and residents may also have access to city libraries
  • California State Library The State Library is California's public research library that helps a diverse people, their governments and their libraries meet their knowledge and information needs

Entertainment

  • Arts Council of Placer County is a catalyst for the arts and humanities in Placer County
  • Auburn Country Club is a private golf and country club in Auburn California
  • Auburn Placer Performing Art Center The mission of the Center is to enhance the cultural and economic environment of our community by building and operating a center for the performing arts
  • Roseville's Magic Circle Theatre Presenting a full schedule of musicals, mysteries, comedies, children's theater, youth musical workshops and concerts in the historic Roseville Theater, 241Vernon Street, 916-782-1777.
  • The Auburn Symphony Auburn Symphony Orchestra
  • Bernhard Museum Complex The historic Bernhard Museum Complex has seen over 150 years of history roll by. Set on 2.3 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the Bernhard Museum Complex includes the Bernhard residence, wine storage building, wine processing building, and a barn. Today, the residence is a Victorian era house museum, but there remain faint whispers from the structure's Travelers Rest days.
  • Placer County Gold Collection This collection is made up of 194.11 troy ounces of gold, all of it mined from Placer County soil. In 1996, the entire collection was appraised at $343,500.00 based on weight and historical relevance.
  • Placer Nature Center Through environmental awareness and education, Placer Nature Center links people to nature
El Dorado County, CA

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Lake Tahoe Area Ski Resorts

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Sacramento County, CA

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Parks

Law Enforcement

  • Elk Grove Police Department
  • Sacramento Sheriff's Department The mission of the Sacramento Sheriff's Department is the protection of life and property, the preservation of the public peace and the enforcement of the law in partnership with our communities. To accomplish our mission, we dedicate ourselves to service with concern.
  • California Highway Patrol The mission of the California Highway Patrol is to provide the highest level of safety, service, and security to the people of California
  • Sacramento Superior Court Our mission is to assure justice, equality and fairness for all under the law.
  • Sacramento Treasury
  • County Executive The mission of the County Executive's Office is to ensure that all county activities are geared toward efficiency, economy, and maximum service effectiveness. To guide the County toward this vision, it is the mission of the County Executive's Office to ensure proper, efficient, and effective administration of county affairs on behalf of the Board of supervisors and their constituents.
  • Sacramento County District Attorney Seek Justice, Serve Justice, Do Justice

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Yolo County, CA

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Law Enforcement

  • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
  • County Treasurer-Tax Collector This office is responsible for the receiving and safekeeping of all monies belonging to the County and all other money directed to it by State law. It collects secured and unsecured property taxes for the County, cities, schools, and special districts.
  • District Attorney The District Attorney of Yolo County, as an elected executive officer, is empowered by the California Constitution and the California Government Code to serve as the chief law enforcement officer of the County
  • Yolo County Administrative Office The mission of the Yolo County Administrative Office staff is to provide leadership in the implementation of the policies of the Board of Supervisors to enhance the quality of life for the community. This office provides analytical support and policy analysis, conducts investigations, prepares reports as requested by the Board of Supervisors and conducts independent management studies.
  • Yolo County Sheriff Our fundamental duty is to protect and serve. To provide quality service that ensures a safe environment for all residents and visitors while recognizing, adapting, and responding to the changing needs of our community.

Parks

Transportation

  • Amtrak Trains linking Davis to the Bay Area & beyond on the Capitol Corridor, California Zephyr, & Coast Starlight routes
  • Davis Airporter Shuttle service to Sacramento and San Francisco International Airports form Davis and the sorrounding communities.
  • Sacramento Regional Transit Light rail and bus service in the Sacramento area
  • Unitrans Bus Service Unitrans is one of the largest student run transportation organizations in North America.
  • Yolo County Transportation District Operates local and inter-city bus service 365 days a year in Yolo County and neighboring areas.

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Yuba County, CA

Hospitals

Law Enforcement

  • Yuba County District Attorney Since 1850, the mission of the District Attorney's Office has been to safeguard the right of the people of Yuba County to a safe and just community; sustain public confidence in the criminal justice system through professional excellence; protect the rights of victims and witnesses; and to convict and appropriately punish the guilty through the rule of law.
  • Yuba County Office of Emergency Services It is the mission of the Office of Emergency Services to coordinate disaster activities, before, during, and following catastrophic emergencies impacting the citizens of Yuba County. Emergency Services provides planning, training and coordination to county departments and allied agencies throughout the County of Yuba.
  • Yuba County Sheriff Department Our mission is to serve the public through effective crime prevention and strong law enforcement, consistent with our core values. We are committed to working in partnership with the community to identify and resolve public safety and quality of life issues.
  • Yuba County Treasurer and Tax Collector To provide for (1) the centralized management of banking, investment, disbursement and accounting of public funds; (2) the distribution and collection of combined tax bills for all local agencies and collection of secured, unsecured, supplemental and delinquent taxes; and (3) the discovery and collection of license fees.

Library

  • Yuba County Library The purpose of the Library is to serve the needs of the community for educational, recreational and informational materials through the Marysville headquarters. The Library provides research assistance on requested topics and obtains materials and information from libraries throughout the country through interlibrary loan.

Transportation

Parks

  • South Yuba River State Park South Yuba River State Park offers many scenic vistas. Visitors can view fast water pouring over massive granite ledges, and historic toll crossings and bridges that tell a story of day-to-day life during the Gold Rush era.
  • Sycamore Ranch RV Park Sycamore Ranch RV Park is an amazing campground. Secluded amongst the trees and wildlife, surrounded by Yuba River and Dry Creek, it offers peace and tranquility. Once you are here, you will never want to leave.
  • The Sutter Buttes The World's Smallest mountain Range. Elongated and rambling in appearance, the range of peaks and ridges dominate the area and color our sense of place: who we are and where we live. Its silhouette welcomes us back home from trips. They are a reminder of the beauty of the natural world and they convey to us a powerfully reassuring sense of permanence.

Entertainment

  • Bok Kai Festival The Bok Kai Festival, honoring Bok Eye, the Chinese God of Water, pays tribute to the many Chinese who worked the gold mines in the 1800s. The event includes a small town parade, pancake breakfast, a 5k run/walk and a vast range of multi-cultural entertainment.
  • Bok Kai Temple In 1854, five years after the first contingent of Chinese arrived in California to work in the gold mines, a temple to house and worship their gods was erected. Foremost among these was the god of water, Bok Eye, who possessed the powers to control the rains.
  • Peach Tree Country Club Our club covers approximately 200 acres of sandy river bottomland. This feature allows for effective drainage and playability all year long. Even during extensive winter rains, our members are not only playing golf, but also are able to take riding carts on the fairways.
  • Places of Interest in Marysville & Yuba County
  • Yuba-Sutter Fair
Nevada County, CA

Hospitals

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Parks

  • Malakoff Diggins State Hist Pk
  • Bradford Park
  • Empire Mine State Historic Park The Empire Mine was the richest hard-rock mine in the State of California producing 5.8 million ounces of gold in its operating history of 106 years (1850-1956).
  • Henningsen Lotus Park
  • Pioneer Park
  • Tahoe National Forest Whether you're baking in the dry heat of a Sacramento Valley summer or languishing amid the rain showers of a San Francisco winter, the heights of the Sierra Nevada, straight to the east within Tahoe National Forest, can seem like Shangri-La.
  • Donner Memorial State Park There are various trails through the forest and along the lakeshore, and a well-stocked, informative museum covering aspects of pioneer life, the construction of the railway, the natural history of the Sierra Nevada area, and the story of the Donner emigrants in particular

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