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Roseville woman dies after tragic accident

Aug 29, 2014

A Roseville resident died yesterday after being run over by her own vehicle in a tragic accident last week. At 8:21 a.m. Friday, August 22, Roseville Police and Roseville Fire personnel responded to Rosemary Court, in the Highland Reserve neighborhood, for a pedestrian accident.  They found that 54-year-old Bernadette Ann Richardson had driven to the court and parked her 1997...

California’s Drought: Understanding California’s climate, water systems, history and the challenges ahead

Aug 28, 2014

California faces its most severe drought emergency in decades. Californians have been called to reduce water, and businesses, farms, and reservoirs are running dry. As part of the NCC Science Series, Sierra College Professor Carol Jean Cox will give a presentation that outlines California’s climate, its 20th century water systems, ground water issues and California’s...

Placer joins Sacramento and Yuba counties with new emergency notification system

Aug 28, 2014

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with emergency response agencies throughout Placer, Sacramento and Yuba counties, has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency mass notification system. It provides critical information, delivered quickly. Now is the time for the public to sign up to receive notifications – if we can’t reach you, we can’t alert you....

California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce elects Manuel Cosme Jr. as Chairman, Frank Montes as Vice Chair

Aug 27, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Members of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, the premier organization promoting the development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and emerging Latino businesses in California, have elected Manuel Cosme Jr. as Chairman and Frank Montes as Vice Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. Cosme and Montes were elected to their positions during this...

2014 Annual Fish n’ Kids Fishing Derby on Labor Day in Lincoln

Aug 27, 2014

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Pairings announced for the 5th Annual Sample the Sierra

Aug 27, 2014

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Sixteen booths will showcase unique collaborations of flavors and styles distinct to the Sierra Nevada region at the 5th Annual Sample the Sierra, Lake Tahoe’s only farm-to-fork festival. This food and wine festival brings together local chefs and restaurants with neighboring growers and producers to create delectable samples expertly paired with wine,...

Sierra College Energy Technology students rank among the highest in the nation

Aug 26, 2014

ROCKLIN – The Sierra College Energy Technology students who took the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Entry-level exam in June 2014, all passed. (100% pass rate)  For the last five years students in the program have achieved an average pass rate of 91% on the NABCEP Entry-level exam.  National pass rates for...

Downtown Roseville to be ‘In the Pink’ once again

Aug 26, 2014

Hot Pink Fun Run Unites Runners, Researchers, Volunteers and Sponsors Against Breast Cancer ROSEVILLE - Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Hot Pink Fun Run, a family-friendly run, walk and fun zone on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Proceeds from the Fun Run will again benefit the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment, an organization founded...

PCWA sees opportunity in water bond election

Aug 25, 2014

AUBURN - Funding for water resource improvements in Placer County could be possible if California voters support the $7.12 billion bond issue on the Nov. 4 ballot, it was reported at Thursday’s (Aug. 21) meeting of the Placer County Water Agency Board of Directors. PCWA leaders have been studying the funding opportunities following the State...

Placer County Republican Party announces endorsements from 2014 Convention

Aug 25, 2014

LOOMIS – The Placer County Republican Party today announced the following endorsements in local races for the November 2014 election. The selections were made during a Saturday convention of delegates at Del Oro High School in Loomis. The convention only considered endorsements in contested local races as state and federal endorsements were made by...

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