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Spotlight on BIG DoG Nonprofits – Rocklin Educational Excellence Foundation (REEF)

Apr 24, 2014

“Starting at midnight on May 6th, our community will come together for one BIG Day of Giving to support the nonprofits that lift up lives and make this the place we call home. If you love living here go to GiveLocalNow.org on May 6th and put your money where your heart is. All donations...

Placer County Biomass Project Plan continues to progress

Apr 24, 2014

An unprecedented project that began eight years ago to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfire in Placer County continues to make progress. The Wildfire Protection and Biomass Utilization Program began in 2007 when the Board of Supervisors directed county staff to come up with a way to manage the accumulating woody debris in the...

Gold Country Pro Rodeo coming to Auburn this weekend

Apr 24, 2014

The rodeo celebration will begin on Friday evening at 6 p.m. with a BBQ hosted by Magnussen’s Dodge and the Auburn Chamber of Commerce.  Enjoy food and beer…FREE to the public.   Enter your kids in the Chamber Dummy Roping event, meet the rodeo queen contestants and join the fun as we launch the new rodeo. The...

Ex-Treasurer for Rocklin Academy Parent Group Charged With Embezzlement

Apr 23, 2014

ROCKLIN — The Rocklin Police Department is reporting that on April 1, 2014, they received a report that alleged the Treasurer of Rocklin Academy Parent School Partnership Association, Frederick Lacker, had embezzled funds that had been entrusted to him for the daily operations of the non-profit organization. After several weeks of investigation, the RPD does allege that Lacker...

Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, “City Lights”

Apr 23, 2014

Tickets are still available for the popular Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, directed by Lorin Miller, but hurry – they’re going fast! Experience the sights and sounds of cities around the globe without ever leaving home. Take this musical journey at a professional-quality, immensely entertaining concert packed with famous big-city tunes. Featured are...

Free prescription and over-the-counter drug collection event

Apr 23, 2014

The Rocklin Police Department will be conducting a free prescription and over-the-counter drug collection event on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following locations: Sierra College Campus 5000 Rocklin Road Rocklin, CA 95677 (paved parking lot on the northwest corner of Rocklin Road and El Don Drive) Whitney High...

TODAY: Earth Day Forum – Water Wars, Warriors and Climate Change

Apr 22, 2014

Join the conversation today at 4pm with college, local, and state experts! Presented at the Dietrich Theater Sierra College Campus 5000 Rocklin Road in Rocklin Parking available near Dietrich Theater A lively panel and Q & A discussion on major water issues and conflicts facing California, the Sacramento Region and Placer County: Climate Change •...

America’s Clay Fest Show and Competition 2014

Apr 21, 2014

The Blue Line Art Gallery and the Art League of Lincoln present the second annual art show and competition formerly known as the Feats of Clay. America’s Clay Fest Show and Competition 2014 will run between now and May 31, 2014 at the following times: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11am – 5pm Wednesdays, Fridays and...

Status of Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update to be presented at Board of Supervisors meeting

Apr 21, 2014

At the next regularly scheduled Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting at Lake Tahoe, staff will present the status of the Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update, including next steps and the expected release of draft documents. The Board will also hold a workshop immediately after the staff update to address challenges, and opportunities as...

PCWA Wins Water Efficiency Award

Apr 21, 2014

The Placer County Water Agency has won a statewide award from the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) for an innovative program that uses advanced geographic information systems (GIS) mapping technology to identify high-use water areas and notify customers of their usage. Pictured, from left, PCWA Board Chairman Joshua Alpine, Deputy Director of Customer Services...



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