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Road work heats up in North Auburn this week

North Auburn residents saw a flurry of road work begin last week, and work will continue for the next two weeks. The work is part of the biggest summer of road maintenance in Placer County in decades, and will include: Night paving on Dry Creek Road west of Highway 49 tonight and Tuesday night. On...

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Supervisors approve closure of Loomis, Meadow Vista libraries

The Placer County Board of Supervisors yesterday approved the closure of the Loomis and Meadow Vista libraries, continuing the county’s plan to provide more modern and sustainable library services throughout the library system. Two years ago, the supervisors gave direction to the Placer County library administration to develop a plan to provide sustainable libraries. Since...

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Placer Supervisors vote to limit medical marijuana cultivation to small, indoor grows by patients

Commercial medical marijuana cultivation and sale will not be allowed in unincorporated Placer County, after the board of supervisors today voted 3-2 to limit marijuana cultivation to small, indoor grows by medical marijuana patients only. The board directed county staff to return with an ordinance codifying the approach they approved today for their consideration...

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Promoting elder abuse awareness in Placer County

Did you know that elders in our community comprise 25 percent of our population? Some are not able to care for themselves either physically or financially and unfortunately this makes them vulnerable, especially when they depend on those who are causing the abuse. Earlier this month, the Placer County Board of Supervisors declared June...

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Heritage Trail Museums Tour offers summer of free museums in Placer County

Museums throughout Placer County will offer free admission on select days all summer as the Heritage Trail Museums Tour returns for its ninth year. Organized by Placer County Museums, the tour has become a local family tradition, helping connect communities with the rich and varied history of Placer County. In previous years, the tour...

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Nevada City’s ol’ Republic Brewery and Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. win major honors in State Fair craft beer competition

Nevada City’s ol’ Republic Brewery and Three Forks Bakery & Brewing Co. win major honors in State Fair craft beer competition

Ol’ Republic Brewery of Nevada City won a first place “best of show” award in the 2016 California State Fair commercial craft brew competition for its Dead Canary, a Dortmunder / Export Lager style beer. The brewery’s Dead Canary beer also won first place in the “light lager” category. In addition, Three Forks Bakery and...

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Sportswriter should follow his own advice regarding arrest of Kings guard Darren Collison

Jun 2, 2016

Don’t rush to judgment: Let the case against Collison play out That’s the top headline in today’s print edition of the Sacramento Bee sports section. It refers to the arrest Monday of Kings guard Darren Collison on suspicion of domestic … Continue reading

Game to 100
Sportswriter should follow his own advice regarding arrest of Kings guard Darren Collison

Jun 2, 2016

Don’t rush to judgment: Let the case against Collison play out That’s the top headline in today’s print edition of the Sacramento Bee sports section. It refers to the arrest Monday of Kings guard Darren Collison on suspicion of domestic … Continue reading

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First responders shine at Placer County mass casualty exercise

If it were real, we’d be calling them heroes. First responders from 35 local agencies converged on Roseville today to rescue the victims of a staged but horrific accident: a collision of a train carrying volatile crude oil and a public transit bus. But the evacuation and treatment of the injured was just the...

Placer County Online
First responders shine at Placer County mass casualty exercise

If it were real, we’d be calling them heroes. First responders from 35 local agencies converged on Roseville today to rescue the victims of a staged but horrific accident: a collision of a train carrying volatile crude oil and a public transit bus. But the evacuation and treatment of the injured was just the...

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