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Board Supports Veterans Stand Down

The Placer County Board of Supervisors endorsed the 2014 Gold Country Veterans Stand Down Tuesday while thanking veterans for their service and sacrifices on behalf of the United States. The Stand Down will be held Sept. 16-18 at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville. The event is designed to provide a one-stop location for...

Placer County Online
Roseville Police arrest two suspected of thefts from landscape maintenance crews

ROSEVILLE – Friday morning Roseville Police officers conducted a special operation to address a recent increase in thefts from landscape maintenance crews.  They worked with the department’s crime analyst to identify areas where more thefts were likely to occur.   Just before 11 a.m. Friday, July 11,  officers on a stakeout saw a car cruising slowly through...

The Sacramento Bee
‘Scoping meetings’ set for Sacramento-Roseville rail proposal

‘Scoping meetings’ set for Sacramento-Roseville rail proposal

Capitol Cooridor is holding two “scoping meetings” this week on its plans for a $200 million track construction project that would allow it run round-trip passenger rail service 10 times a day between Sacramento and Roseville.


Capitol Cooridor is holding two “scoping meetings” this week on its plans for a...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Placer, Nevada and Sierra counties win honors at State Fair

Placer, Nevada and Sierra counties win honors at State Fair

Glenn County has won Best of Show for their county exhibit. The Salvagno family, celebrated their 11th anniversary of building Glenn County’s exhibit at the California State Fair. Although they have won Silver and Gold awards in the past, Glenn County has won the Best of Show Award for the second consecutive year. Member of...

The Sacramento Bee
Homegrown blooms inspire mother-daughter florists in Roseville

Homegrown blooms inspire mother-daughter florists in Roseville

As backyard farmers, mother-daughter duo grow their own flowers for their Roseville floral studio.


Karly Plarisan, left, and her mother, Karen Plarisan, cut dahlias from their flower garden at Verbena Flowers & Trimmings in Roseville.

A bee searches for nectar on euphorbia at Verbena Flowers...

The Sacramento Bee
Placer deputies say thumb drive evidence leads to porn arrest

Placer deputies say thumb drive evidence leads to porn arrest

A security guard was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography after deputies said he left a computer thumb drive with incriminating evidence behind at his place of work. James Lee Johnson

Placer County Online
Los Lagos security guard arrested for possession of child pornography

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested a private security guard Thursday night for possession of child pornography. James Lee Johnson, 49, of Citrus Heights, was booked at the Placer County Jail on charges of possessing child pornography. His bail is set at $50,000. The case came to the attention of Placer County sheriff’s detectivesThursday, after Johnson...

Placer County Online
Placer County Board approves contract with Placer Public Employees Organization

The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a contract with the Placer Public Employees Organization Tuesday that balances two key goals: providing employees with modest annual wage increases and ensuring labor costs can be sustained in future years. Board members voted unanimously to approve the contract, which has a retroactive starting date of Jan....

Placer County Online
Fraudulent callers targeting medical information

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning the public today about fraudulent phone callers seeking to deceive people into revealing sensitive personal health and financial information. The callers, who claim to be representatives of CDPH, contact people to inquire about a surgery or medical procedure in hopes of obtaining personal information such...

The Sacramento Bee
Placer deputy facing charges of unlawful sex with 17 year old

Placer deputy facing charges of unlawful sex with 17 year old

A decorated Placer County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a minor.


Ken Skogen

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