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Sacramento State, Sierra College and Placer Ranch Development team agree to collaborate on higher ed plan

ROSEVILLE - Sacramento State, Sierra College and Westpark Communities, the developer of the proposed Placer Ranch, announced today an agreement to collaborate on higher education offerings at Placer Ranch. The letter of intent outlines opportunities for the two higher education institutions to work together as Sacramento State develops long-term plans for a satellite campus with...

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Alpine Named to ACWA Post

AUBURN – Joshua Alpine of the Placer County Water Agency has been named as vice chairman of Region 3 of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA). Alpine, a former mayor of Colfax, serves as the elected director for PCWA District 5, and is a member of the ACWA Board of Directors. As a...

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Board presents commemorative coin to outstanding Lincoln area resident

The Placer County Board of Supervisors honored a community volunteer and philanthropist Tuesday whose family has deep roots in the Lincoln area. Elizabeth M. Jansen received a commemorative coin created for a county citizen-recognition program established by the board. She was selected for the honor by 2nd District Supervisor Robert M. Weygandt, the board member...

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Drop off your Toys for Tots donations at fire stations in South Placer

As the holiday season quickly approaches, the Rocklin Fire Department and other fire stations across South Placer have launched the annual Toys for Tots.  This program encourages people of all ages to join in the holiday spirit by helping less fortunate children in our community. Those interested in making a toy donation are encouraged to stop...

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County opening shelters in anticipation of winter storm

With a major winter storm bearing down on Northern California that is expected to bring significant amounts of rain, high winds and localized flooding, Placer County has taken steps to accommodate potentially displaced individuals and families, including the county’s homeless population. The County, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be opening shelters...

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Preventing the cold & flu this holiday season

It’s December, the busiest month of the year. There are more parties, more family activities, more shopping, more eating, more stress and usually more colds and flu. In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week, U.S. HealthWorks would like to remind everyone that getting a flu shot is a great idea heading into the holidays....

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CAL FIRE warns of home heating danger as winter storm approaches

SACRAMENTO - As a major winter storm prepares to hit California, CAL FIRE is reminding residents to take steps to heat their homes safely. While the cooler weather and rain is a welcomed event during a time of severe drought in California, it also means that many will need to turn on home heating sources to keep...

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Placer County providing sandbags to help residents prepare for storm

Placer County officials are making available free sand and sandbags to help residents in unincorporated areas prepare for a major storm that is expected to bring heavy rain, snow and gusty winds to Northern California tonight through Friday. Placer County’s website has a list of sand and sandbag locations, important storm-related telephone numbers and online sites,...

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Placer County Sheriff’s Office honored for “National Night Out” for 6th year in a row

For the sixth year in a row, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office has been honored for hosting one of the best National Night Out events in the U.S. In 2014, they placed thirteenth, just behind much larger jurisdictions like Los Angeles County and Minneapolis, Minn. National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime,” began in 1984...

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Holiday flu could be a Grinch this year

With the holiday season in full swing, many people will be hitting the malls for shopping, the airways for travel, and interacting with large groups of people for the next few weeks. So how can you avoid getting sick during the holidays? U.S. HealthWorks has put together a list of the Top 5 places where...

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