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Western States Trail and other routes reopened after closing for King Fire

FORESTHILL – Given progress in suppressing the King Fire and in suppression repair efforts, the road and trail closures associated with the King Fire on the American River Ranger District are no longer in effect. Also, the Tahoe National Forest is excited to announce that repairs to the Western States Trail and reconstruction of...

Placer County Online
City of Roseville and schools partner for International Walk or Bike to School Day on Oct 8

Cirby, Coyote Ridge, Diamond Creek, Fiddyment Farm, Junction, Kaseberg, Spanger, Stoneridge and Woodbridge schools are teaming up with the City of Roseville to participate in the annual Walk or Bike to School Day on Wednesday, October 8. Organized by the school’s parent-teacher association and staff from the City of Roseville’s Safe Routes to School program, the day is designed to...

Placer County Online
Placer County to accept applications for rent assistance waiting list

Placer County will accept applications this month from very-low-income households who want to be placed on the waiting list for a federally funded rent-subsidy program. The Placer County Housing Authority will open the application process at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15 and close it at 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24. “Households must...

The Sacramento Bee
Supervisors consider today moving Placer County fairgrounds

Supervisors consider today moving Placer County fairgrounds

Located in the shadows of thriving attractions like Golfland Sunsplash and Westfield Galleria, Roseville’s 81-year-old Placer County fairgrounds have been left behind in this prosperous suburban enclave.



Placer County Online
CalHFA introduces additional down payment assistance for first-time homebuyers

Agency Makes Home Buying Process More Accessible  SACRAMENTO – The California Housing Finance Agency announced today that it will begin providing an additional $6,500 in down payment assistance through its CalPLUS Conventional program. The change is part of the Agency’s ongoing efforts to make home purchasing more accessible for first-time homebuyers. CalHFA’s ZIP Extra down...

Placer County Online
Rocklin History Series presents Joel Parker Whitney – Businessman and Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

The Rocklin History Series continues on October 12th with a live presentation by Bill Marble at 2 pm at the beautiful Old Saint Mary’s Chapel, 5251 Front Street. Joel Parker Whitney was Rocklin’s wealthiest and most socially prominent citizen of the 19th century.  Bill Marble will discuss the businesses that provided Whitney with the...

Placer County Online
CAL FIRE reminds us – working smoke alarms save lives

National Fire Prevention Week October 5 – 11, 2014 SACRAMENTO – Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” CAL FIRE is joining forces with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide during Fire Prevention...

The Sacramento Bee
HP splits in two; effect on Roseville operations unknown

HP splits in two; effect on Roseville operations unknown

Hewlett-Packard Co., the pioneering Silicon Valley computer company that was the first to bring high-tech jobs to the Sacramento region but has struggled in the past decade, confirmed today that it’s splitting itself into two distinct companies.


FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, the Hewlett-Packard Co. logo...

The Sacramento Bee
Proposal to develop part of Rocklin Golf Club riles neighbors

Oct 6, 2014
Proposal to develop part of Rocklin Golf Club riles neighbors

A proposal to develop a small part of a Rocklin golf course into homes has drawn protests from neighbors. Rocklin Golf Club owner Charlie Gibson wants to build 38 homes over roughly five acres on his 187-acre course. Gibson, a former PGA professio...

The Sacramento Bee
Auburn street fight broken up by officer

Oct 6, 2014

Auburn police said that a man stopped his street fight and then turned his physical assault on an officer.

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