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William Jessup partners to support Rocklin’s Harvest Run on Oct 18

ROCKLIN - William Jessup University welcomes local runners to its growing campus on Saturday, October 18 to participate in Up Capital Management’s inaugural Rocklin Harvest Run, a 5K run slated to begin at 9 a.m. Originated by the investment-advising firm, the event was birthed out of the idea of giving back to local area schools....

Placer County Online
Roseville Police arrest local woman suspected of smuggling drugs into prison

Oct 15, 2014

ROSEVILLE – On Saturday, October 11, Roseville Police detectives, working with investigators from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, arrested a 63-year-old Roseville woman on suspicion of smuggling drugs into San Quentin State Prison to be sold to inmates. Several weeks ago, Roseville Police Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VNET) detectives began investigating...

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Sierra College Football Alumni Tailgate Party kicks off Wolverine homecoming

Wolverine homecoming – Saturday, October 18, 2014 @ 1pm Rocklin, CA- – While the annual gridiron grudge match between Sierra College and Sacramento City College is the headliner for Sierra’s 2014 homecoming on Saturday, October 18, the party gets started with the first-ever Sierra College Football Alumni Tailgate Party. All former Wolverine players, coaches and...

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Placer Grown Harvest Festival Oct 18-19 in Rocklin

Join us for two days of fun for everyone, Pumpkin Decorating, Scarecrow Contest and much more! Location: Johnson-Springview Park, Rocklin, CA Saturday   11am – 6pm Sunday      10am – 4pm Events by Day Saturday: Old fashion family games & music! Food trucks too. Plenty of kids’ activities. Monsters University will be shown at 6:45 pm Pumpkin...

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Sierra College Music Department presents A Faculty Recital

Sunday, October 19, 3pm at the Rocklin Campus  ROCKLIN - Enjoy an intimate afternoon of classical and contemporary music performed by the outstanding and multi-talented Music Department faculty on Sunday October 19th at 3:00 pm in the Music Recital Hall in Walker Hall (Music Building) on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Faculty members Greg McLaughlin, Jane Stave Viemeister,...

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Rocklin Friends of the Library offering surplus book sale

Join Rocklin Friends of the Library at their surplus book sale on Saturday October 25th. Rocklin Library 4890 Granite Drive Rocklin, CAIn the Community Room 10am – 4pm Fill a bag with books for $5.00! Their mission is to generate community interest and support of library services and facilities, to promote reading and the library and...

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Potential botulism risk in Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin Seed Pesto Sauce

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers today not to eat Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin Seed Pesto sauce because it may have been improperly produced, making it susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum. Ingestion of botulism toxin from improperly processed jarred and canned foods may lead to...

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Auburn considers ordinance to regulate Airbnb home-sharing services

The city of Auburn is creating an ordinance that would regulate home-sharing operations like Airbnb – a popular platform on which residents rent private rooms for money – making it the first jurisdiction in the Sacramento region to attempt oversight of the budding industry.

Placer County Online
PlacerGROWN Week celebrates county’s agriculture

The thriving and unique agricultural industry in Placer County received a boost this week when the Board of Supervisors proclaimed Oct. 11 through Oct. 18 as Celebrate PlacerGROWN week. The celebratory week will include a series of events designed to highlight the many different agricultural commodities produced in the county, most of which come...


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Roseville roundabout at Washington Blvd & Oak St entering next phase

Beginning early morning Thursday October 16, traffic through the construction zone at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Oak Street will follow a circular flow without traffic signals as part of the next phase of work on the Oak Street Improvement Project.Delays and backups through the unfinished roundabout area may occur due to other work...

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