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Placer is again second healthiest County in State

Mar 27, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Placer County has ranked as the second healthiest county among California’s 58 counties. The ranking is an annual project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin. The project looks at 30 factors in developing its rankings. These factors are broken into categories and statewide, Placer...

California and the Civil War history exhibit

Mar 26, 2015

Part Two of California and the Civil War opens April 1, 2015 at the Placer County Courthouse Museum in Auburn Illustrated panels created by guest curators Richard Hurley and TJ Meekins focus on stories of daring Rebels and determined Unionists who vied for California’s allegiance. Featured is General Albert Sidney Johnston, the most distinguished combat officer in...

California debuts ads to counter e-cigarettes

Mar 25, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Twenty-five years after launching the first anti-smoking advertisements in the state, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on Monday, March 23, 2015, will premiere a series of television, digital, and outdoor ads in a new campaign called “Wake Up,” as part of its educational effort to inform the public about the...

Rocklin PD wear black bands in support of fallen San Jose Officer

Mar 25, 2015

Another tragic loss occurred yesterday when a California law enforcement officer was killed in the line of duty. Members of the Rocklin Police Department will wear black mourning bands on their badges as a show of mourning and respect for the loss of San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson. San Jose Officer Johnson was...

Library vote delayed

Mar 24, 2015

At the urging of the Placer County Board of Supervisors, the planned April 7 vote about a proposal to close the Meadow Vista and Loomis branch libraries will be delayed, in light of significant public interest in keeping the libraries open. The time will be used to continue the dialog with local community leaders...

Stolen moose no longer on the loose

Mar 24, 2015

Due to media coverage, on March 23, 2015 a citizen came forward stating he had located Sunnyside’s moose head. The citizen had located the property on the side of the road near Sunnyside Resort in early January shortly after the moose head had been reported stolen. The citizen took the moose head home not...

“Playing to Win” Documentary to premiere April 29 at Esquire IMAX Theater

Mar 23, 2015

First in Series of Regional Screenings Will Take Place on Historic Anniversary of Kings’ Fight The “Playing to Win” premiere date – April 29th – will commemorate the two-year anniversary of the historic 7-0 vote by the NBA Relocation Committee in 2013 to recommend keeping the Kings franchise is Sacramento. That vote would be subsequently...

Come “Into the Woods” with Sierra College Patrons

Mar 23, 2015

Monday, April 6, 2015 Rocklin, CA – The Patrons, a volunteer arm of the Sierra College Foundation, invite the public and those interested in becoming members of the organization to attend the April 6 meeting, featuring a sneak preview of the Sierra College Theater Department production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical fantasy “Into the Woods”....

Placer County Youth Impact Awards now accepting applications

Mar 20, 2015

Do you know a high school-age leader, innovator, community volunteer, or against-the-odds achiever?  The Placer County Youth Impact Awards is a new platform on which to recognize Placer teens for their hard work and contributions to the community. The Placer County Youth Commission created the awards because students felt there was a lack of awareness...

Blue Line Arts Center in Roseville unveils new Digital Arts Lab

Mar 19, 2015

ROSEVILLE — Students will be able to explore and use their creativity in a new unique way at Blue Line Arts in Roseville. Blue Line Arts recently unveiled a new Digital Arts Lab, created with technology donated by California State University, Sacramento. Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez and College of Arts and Letters Dean...

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