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
Sacramento County, CA

Hospitals

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

Library

Entertainment

Yolo County, CA

Hospitals

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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Entertainment

El Dorado County, CA

Parks

Law Enforcement

Lake Tahoe Area Ski Resorts

Transportation

Entertainment

Contra Costa County, CA

Hospitals

Newspapers

Parks

Law Enforcement

  • Contra Costa County Administrator's Office The County Administrator's mission is to work with the Board of Supervisors, Department Heads and other agencies to provide the highest level of services, using available resources, to the people of Contra Costa County
  • Contra Costa County Fire Protection District The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is a well-equipped, full-service fire agency. The District ranks among the fourteen largest metropolitan fire agencies in the state. We provide fire and emergency medical services to nine cities and the unincorporated areas, serving a population of 600,000 across a 304 square-mile area with 30 fire stations. We also provide full service to business and industry, including several petroleum refineries and chemical manufacturing plants.
  • Office of the Sheriff Contra Costa County Honor, Courage, Commitment, Leadership and Teamwork shall be the core values employed as we serve the citizens of Contra Costa County
  • Superior Court Contra Costa County Our goal is to provide information that will make it easier for you to handle your court case, whether you have a lawyer or not

Transportation

Library

Entertainment

San Joaquin County, CA

Hospitals

Newspapers

Parks

Law Enforcement

  • County Administrator's Office The administrator directly controls some departments and programs and coordinates and advises others; acts to enforce ordinances, policies, and rules and regulations as adopted by the Board of Supervisors; advises and makes recommendations to the Board on a vast number of subjects; supervises the preparation of the annual county budget and monitors departmental and agency expenditures throughout the fiscal year. 
  • District Attorney is committed to provide an effective, efficient and professional approach in serving taxpayers of our county, and treating all taxpayers fairly and equitably in accordance with the law.
  • San Joaquin County - Sheriff Department
  • San Joaquin County Assessor's Office The County Assessor is a mandated function responsible for producing annual property assessment rolls, the basis of property tax revenue.  The Assessor discovers, values, and enrolls all taxable property in San Joaquin County.
  • San Joaquin County Superior Court serves all of the citizens of San Joaquin County as the general trial court.
  • San Joaquin County Treasurer-Tax Collector is committed to provide an effective, efficient and professional approach in serving taxpayers of our county, and treating all taxpayers fairly and equitably in accordance with the law.
  • The San Joaquin County Public Defender's Office is dedicated to serving the diverse needs of our community and its justice system by furnishing clients whose cases have been entrusted to the office, with competent, effective, loyal, ethical, zealous, compassionate and efficient advocacy.

Library

Transportation

Entertainment

  • Asian-American Repertory Theatre of Stockton This Theatre provides quality community live theatre in Stockton.
  • Historic Bob Hope Theatre The recent renovation of the Bob Hope Theatre has created a wonderful space for the citizens of Stockton to enjoy not only local arts productions, film, dance, comedy and Broadway type entertainment, but also the latest in top name musical entertainment.
  • Pixie Woods Amusement Park "Visit Stockton's own fairyland for the 'young in age and the young in heart'. Take a Ride on the merry-go-round, or board the Pixie Express Train traveling through Indian territory -- but keep a look out for pirates."
  • San Joaquin County Fairgrounds is one of Northern California's premier county fairs. It features fun for everyone with big-name concerts, a carnival, horse racing, agriculture, livestock, food and exhibits.
  • San Joaquin Historical Society and Museum
  • Stockton Civic Theatre , a nonprofit organization of volunteers, offers affordable, adult and youth education, collaborative outreach programs, and promotes involvement with our diverse community.
  • Stockton Opera
  • Stockton Symphony is one of the pre-eminent performing arts organizations in San Joaquin County, and the third oldest orchestra in California. The Symphony has been presenting live orchestral concerts for 80 years.
  • The Haggin Museum "The Haggin Museum, an art and history museum"