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Document Shredding Event for Rocklin Residents

Identity thieves often “dumpster dive” or dig through garbage to find personal information they can use to make fraudulent checks or apply for credit.  The National Crime Prevention Council recommends shredding all financial documents, billing statements, pre-approved credit card offers and any other papers containing personal information and identification numbers before discarding them. On...

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Two Placer County Most Wanted arrested in North Lake Tahoe

On Friday, December 20th, 2013 at approximately 1500 hours, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office Lake Tahoe Station Investigations Unit conducted follow-up on one of Placer County’s Most Wanted, William Jared Heizer. In addition, detectives had been investigating a series of residential and vehicle burglaries in the North Lake Tahoe area. The investigation led detectives to the...

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South Placer Transit Information Center Wins Regional Project of the Year

The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) awarded the South Placer Transit Information Center with 2013 Regional Project of the Year as part of SACOG Salutes. South Placer Transit Information Center serves more than 345,000 residents by providing transit information, customer service, and trip planning for Local fixed-route, Commuter, and Dial-A-Ride services for five transit agencies...

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Roseville’s Riffice falls in Junior Orange Bowl

Dec 22, 2013

   Ninth-seeded Sam Riffice of Roseville in the Sacramento area lost to second-seeded Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia 6-4, 6-4 Saturday in the boys 14 quarterfinals at the Junior Orange Bowl in Coral Gables, Fla.   Riffice reached the b...

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2 Accused of Trying to Break into Granite Bay Home

Dec 21, 2013
2 Accused of Trying to Break into Granite Bay Home

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Two North Highlands men and under arrest on charges they tried to break in and burglarize a Granite Bay home late Friday night.

Deputies showed up to the Twin Rocks area of Granite Bay after residents of a …


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Initiative Would Put Placer in ‘North California’

A prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist has another new idea: splitting California into six states. The plan put forth by venture capitalist Tim Draper would put Placer County into “Northern California,” just south of the state of Jefferson, which would be the area frequently called the north state today. “Northern California” would include Amador,...

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Roseville’s Riffice gains quarters in Jr. Orange Bowl

Dec 21, 2013

   Sam Riffice of Roseville in the Sacramento area reached the boys 14 quarterfinals in the prestigious Junior Orange Bowl in Coral Gables, Fla.   Riffice, seeded ninth, topped 17th seeded Rudolf Molleker of Germany 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-...

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Two Killed in Head-On Collision in Roseville

Dec 20, 2013
Two Killed in Head-On Collision in Roseville

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Two men were killed Friday evening in a head-on collision along Sunset Boulevard in Roseville.

Highway Patrol says a silver Toyota Camry was going eastbound, unsafely passing others.

The Camry collided head-on with an Infiniti G20 on an incline, …


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Inmates knit Christmas hats and toys for kids

Some female minimum-security inmates at the Placer County Jail have been busy knitting hats and toys that will be given to children this holiday season. Correctional Officers Cheryl Hamilton, Laura Sanchez and Diana Solomon organized the program, and many days of the week the inmates can be found huddled together, chatting and creating hats...

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