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Sierra College Art and Ceramics Students Create Bowls for Placer Food Bank Fundraiser

Sierra College Art and Ceramics Students Create Bowls for Placer Food Bank Fundraiser

Students and Faculty from Sierra College art and ceramics classes have been hard at work creating hand-crafted bowls for Placer Food Bank’s upcoming Empty Bowls fundraiser set for May 3 and 4 at the Placer Event Center in Rocklin.  The event will raise funds to meet the increased need for food bank services for...

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Trail Clean-up Day is the topic at Wednesday’s Lincoln Open Space meeting

Trail Clean-up Day is the topic at Wednesday’s Lincoln Open Space meeting

FROM REPORTS The next regular meeting of the Lincoln Open Space Committee will be on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, from 6 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.The meeting location will be in the Willow Community Room at the Twelve Bridges Library. Most of the meeting will be devoted to finalizing the details for the April 16...

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Community 1st Bank taps Gretchen Eischen for VP/business development position

Community 1st Bank taps Gretchen Eischen for VP/business development position

FROM REPORTS Gretchen Eischen has been named vice president/ business development officer for Community 1st Bank. She will develop and manage consumer and business relationships, according to an announcement released today by the Roseville-based bank.   Eischen has more than three decades of experience as a specialist in business banking and is highly respected...

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RCSD 7th Annual Fun Run

This professionally timed course is ideal for everyone–from serious runners to casual walkers–and it’s all on the bike trail, winding through shady groves, and ending with a community celebration that includes a medal ceremony, recognizing the top three male/female finishers in each age group. If running’s not your thing or you can’t make it...

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Online marketing session

Roseville Chamber of Commerce presents an online marketing session.  Register here.

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Tax Rally Day

Tax Rally Day

Speakers include Congressman Tom McClintock, radio host and Rocklin resident Eric Hogue,   Hugh Hewitt, Brent Bozell and Mark Meckler. Learn more here. Bike parade to the Tea Party Patriots Tax Day Rally including vets with fellow patriots.  Regist...

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Placer County Sheriff’s dispatchers honored

Placer County Sheriff’s dispatchers honored

FROM REPORTS   Two Placer County Sheriff Office dispatchers earned top honors by their peers in recognition of National Telecommunicators Week, which is celebrated this year from April 10 to April 16.   Rachelle Youngman was selected as 2011’s dispatcher of the year for the second year running. Nominations for the honor were solicited...

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Time to wreck the ‘Crash Tax’

Time to wreck the ‘Crash Tax’

 By JOSH WHITFIELD Josh Whitfield is president of the Motherlode Taxpayers Association. (Courtesy photo) Over the past few years a disturbing trend has taken hold throughout California. Cities and municipalities facing budget shortfalls began to implement “crash taxes” or a fee on non-residents for use of emergency services. Private “for profit” companies convinced city...

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Mary George named director of Placer County Library Services

Mary George named director of Placer County Library Services

FROM REPORTS Mary L. George, a Colfax resident, was appointed Placer County director of library services at Tuesday’s board of supervisor meeting. “I am thrilled to have this opportunity,” George said. “The Placer County Library has been a big part of my life since I was a young girl growing up in Christian Valley. Riding my...

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Punchy ‘Arthur’ remake is amusing but pales in comparison to original movie

Punchy ‘Arthur’ remake is amusing but pales in comparison to original movie

By PLACER COUNTY ONLINE “Arthur” Director: Jason Winer Cast: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Nick Nolte, Greta Gerwig Synopsis: A remake of the original Arthur, starring Dudley Moore, this 21st century Arthur is as drunk, lonely and unmotivated as the original character. While on the threshold of an arranged marriage with a spoiled socialite whom...



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