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Oakmont student starts “Got Balls” program to help juvenile victims of crime

Oct 24, 2014

Oakmont High School Junior, 17 year old Mallory Mason, has always wanted to do something to make a difference in the lives of children.  The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut was a reminder of innocence interrupted, and when a teacher challenged Mallory’s class to take a dream and put it into...

Three juveniles charged with burglarizing, vandalizing Auburn Valley Country Club

Oct 23, 2014

A Placer County Sheriff’s detective apprehended three juveniles Thursday in connection with recent burglaries and acts of vandalism at the Auburn Valley Country Club. Twice in August, the golf course’s clubhouse and restaurant, as well as the golf cart maintenance building, were broken into. Alcohol was taken, and golf carts were taken out on the course...

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion appointed to California Student Aid Commission

Oct 22, 2014

SACRAMENTO – Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento, was recently appointed to the California Student Aid Commission, where he will support the mission to make higher education more accessible for California students. Appointments to the Commission are made by California Governor Jerry Brown and the position requires State...

PCWA encourages rapid watershed protection

Oct 20, 2014

AUBURN - In wake of the King Fire, the Placer County Water Agency is encouraging expanded and rapid remediation of heavily burned National Forest Lands to protect water quality of the Rubicon River watershed before winter storms. The agency’s concerns were aired by General Manager David Breninger and Director of Resource Development Andy Fecko at...

Financial workshops, events starting Saturday the 18th for “Manage Your Money Week”

Oct 17, 2014

Manage Your Money Week (MYMW), organized by Controller John Chiang, his Financial Literacy Advisory Committee and now more than 190 partner organizations that promote financial literacy, will take place October 18-25, 2014, with more than 130 free money management events throughout the State. The project links Californians who need financial services with government agencies, non-profit...

Public and private sectors benefited from CA Continuous Improvement Forum

Oct 17, 2014

ROCKLIN – Thirty leaders from regional businesses and California State Departments learned how their organizations can apply a Lean Philosophy to increase efficiency at the “California Continuous Improvement Forum” on October 7 in Sacramento, sponsored by the Institute for Quality Public Services, Continuous Improvement Network, California Government Operations Agency and the Sierra College Center...

Roseville Police detectives investigate large-scale marijuana shipping operation

Oct 16, 2014

  ROSEVILLE – Roseville Police detectives, working in collaboration with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Homeland Security Investigation’s Customs and Border Protection Air Unit, arrested two men suspected of shipping large amounts of marijuana and cash from Roseville and other local communities to the east coast.  During the course of the investigation, detectives confiscated...

Two women arrested for suspected prostitution and pimping at Penryn Day Spa

Oct 15, 2014

PENRYN – A nine-month-long Placer County Sheriff’s Office investigation led to a raid at the Penryn Day Spa Tuesday. Two women were arrested – one for prostitution and one for pimping – after an undercover officer was solicited for sex. Guirong Li, 54, of Monterey Park, was arrested for prostitution and Zulgerel Baker, 35,...

William Jessup partners to support Rocklin’s Harvest Run on Oct 18

Oct 15, 2014

ROCKLIN - William Jessup University welcomes local runners to its growing campus on Saturday, October 18 to participate in Up Capital Management’s inaugural Rocklin Harvest Run, a 5K run slated to begin at 9 a.m. Originated by the investment-advising firm, the event was birthed out of the idea of giving back to local area schools....

Roseville Police arrest local woman suspected of smuggling drugs into prison

Oct 15, 2014

ROSEVILLE – On Saturday, October 11, Roseville Police detectives, working with investigators from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, arrested a 63-year-old Roseville woman on suspicion of smuggling drugs into San Quentin State Prison to be sold to inmates. Several weeks ago, Roseville Police Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VNET) detectives began investigating...

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