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Internationally renowned ceramic artist comes to Placer County

Since its inception, Placer Community Foundation has worked to increase participation in, and appreciation of, the arts. The Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist in Residence and Teaching (ART) Program was established in 2010 through an endowed gift to Placer Community Foundation by Sue D. Cooley, Susan’s mother, and the Sky View Foundation. The program represents a lasting legacy...

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Code Enforcement starts Weekend Event Compliance program

As the weather warms, the number of parties, weddings and other events begin to increase. So too do the complaints about these events. Problems can include large, unpermitted events, loud or after hour noise, parking on private and public roadways, beer and wine tastings and public gatherings. Complaints typically come from affected citizens and...

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I-80/SR 65 Interchange Improvements Project update at April 15 City Council meeting

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) will be presenting an update on the following three regional transportation improvement projects at the April 15 Roseville City Council meeting: I-80 / SR 65 Interchange Improvements SR 65 Widening from I-80 to Lincoln I-80 Auxiliary Lanes in South Placer County The presentation will include an overview...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – “It’s not worth it!”

To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the Roseville Police Department, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted...

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George Runner to host free Small Business Tax Seminar and Resource Expo in Auburn

What: Board of Equalization Vice Chair George Runner is sponsoring a small business seminar in the Greater Sacramento area. Runner will attend and provide opening remarks welcoming taxpayers. The seminar will address topics such as: Common sales and use tax problems Employee or independent contractor Forms of ownership Recordkeeping The seminar is designed to...

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Hetch Hetchy restoration question is focus of new Sierra College publication

ROCKLIN - The Sierra College Press has launched its most recent electronic journal issue focused on the possible resurrection and restoration of Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Valley. Volume 6, number 1 of “Snowy Range Reflections” is a comprehensive and close-inspection of the possible removal of O’Shaughnessy Dam in Yosemite National Park and the restoration of “Yosemite’s...

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Our region is celebrating National Bike Month in May in style

Our region is celebrating National Bike Month in May in style

May is National Bike Month. Started in 1956, National Bike Month is a chance to showcase the many benefits of bicycling, and our region is celebrating in style—from Lake Tahoe, to Nevada City and Grass Valley, to Lincoln. Examples include: MAY 8-9 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA IN LAKE TAHOE The first ever Amgen Tour of California...

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Sparks will fly at Sierra College Weld Expo ’15

Saturday, April 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. ROCKLIN - On Saturday April 18 at Weld Expo ’15, over 25 welding industry partners will provide demonstrations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rocklin campus. Parking and admission is free. The American Welding Society Sierra College Student Chapter is hosting this event for families,...

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Kings Beach Core Project set to begin construction

With an early start to this year’s construction season, the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project is ahead of schedule. The county’s Department of Public Works is managing the project. April marks the beginning of the second year of this major project and last year’s work is readily apparent. The 1.1-mile stretch of Highway...

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City of Roseville Using Landscaping to Set Example in Drought Battle

Apr 2, 2015
City of Roseville Using Landscaping to Set Example in Drought Battle

ROSEVILLE — “We’re replacing grass, ornamental grass that has no real use,” says Maurice Chaney. Grass back to dirt, and dirt to landscaping. By transforming this 90,000 square feet of grass in front of the Roseville Electric and Corporation Yard, city spokesperson Maurice Chaney says the city is saving about 5 million gallons of...

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