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Rocklin Police Department warning of latest phone scam

Neither the Placer County Sheriff’s Office nor the jury staff of the Placer County Superior Court will ask past or prospective jurors for financial details, credit card numbers, bank account or personal information like Social Security numbers. Please do not provide this type of information to anyone claiming to be associated with the court’s...

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‘Home Sharing’ to Become Legal in Auburn

Jan 16, 2015
‘Home Sharing’ to Become Legal in Auburn

AUBURN- Auburn to start regulating home sharing operations Home sharing businesses like Airbnb offering short term rentals are very popular around the country, but in some areas they’re not legal. That’s about to change in Auburn. Monday the City Council passed an ordinance to regulate home sharing operations, allowing residents to legally offer short...

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Sign-up now for the Sheriff’s Community Awareness Academy

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy. This year, participants will tour the new South Placer Jail in addition to several other “field trips.” Save a spot now as the academy fills up quickly. Attendees are asked to attend all eight classes, each of which covers a different topic. Classes...

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New life for old Christmas trees

When you say goodbye to this year’s Christmas tree, send it on a journey to a new life. Each year, the city recycles thousands of Christmas trees into compost and wood chips. All you have to do is remove all ornaments and lights from your unflocked tree before taking advantage of one of three...

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Protect yourself from electronic pickpocketing

Protecting your information today requires more than it has in the past. RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) chips are a widely used technology, and are only increasing in popularity. For consumers, this includes credit cards, passports, identification cards and more.Companies embed a small chip in their products that transmit information to a reader wirelessly. Unlike traditional...

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Drought continues because of meager snowpack

AUBURN — Leaders of the Placer County Water Agency are hoping that abundant early season precipitation will continue into 2015 and improve the drought conditions that have affected the region for three years. In a report to the PCWA Board of Directors on Thursday (Jan. 5), Deputy Director of Technical Services Tony Firenzi said,...

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Former Placer County Deputy Sentenced

AUBURN — The Placer County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday announced that former Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth Skogen was sentenced to 150 days in jail and three years formal probation after pleading guilty to one court of unlawful sex with a minor. Skogen was sentenced by Placer County Superior Court Judge Jeff Penney...

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Pulled pork, ribs and chicken at Bam Dazy BBQ in Auburn

Pulled pork, ribs and chicken at Bam Dazy BBQ in Auburn

FOOTBALL AND BBQ GO TOGETHER: Besides tailgating, Heisman Trophy winner Billy Simms, NFL Hall of Fame player Randy White and Pro Bowl player Al “Bubba” Baker all own popular BBQ joints. Our region has its own top-notch BBQ restaurants, with their “low and slow” smokers primed for the football season. Some of our favorites are...

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A night out in Auburn: Carpe Vino and Auburn Symphony

A night out in Auburn: Carpe Vino and Auburn Symphony

WHEN YOU THINK OF DINING at a four-star restaurant, going to the symphony and strolling amid festive holiday displays, a “big city” experience comes to mind. But look no further than Auburn, which has all of the above. CARPE VINO RESTAURANT Under Chef Eric Alexander, Carpe Vino has been honored with some of the nation’s most...

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Craft beer boom helping to revitalize Sierra Foothills

Craft beer boom helping to revitalize Sierra Foothills

IN 1848, FRENCHMAN, CLAUDE CHANA, who discovered gold in Auburn Ravine, planted the first grape vines in the region. Besides miners, the Gold Rush brought European winemakers who established larger vineyards. In the 1860s, Placer County had more vineyards and wineries than Sonoma and Napa combined. Along with wine, the Gold Rush ushered in craft...

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