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Placer ranked second healthiest county in California

Placer County ranked No. 2 overall among 58 California counties in the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. The Rankings measure health factors, including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, access to healthy foods, the quality of air and water, income, and teen births in nearly every county in America. The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of...

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Placer County Water Agency alerting water customers to possible scam

AUBURN –  The Placer County Water Agency is alerting water customers to be aware of a possible scam that has been reported by two water users in the PCWA service area. PCWA Director of Customer Services Matt Young said the agency is concerned over a mailing entitled “overpayment notice” that appears to market a...

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PCWA Considers Water Reduction Options

AUBURN –  Although the water supply shortage facing Placer County has been eased by recent wet weather, Placer County Water Agency officials say the drought is not over and that water use reductions will be needed this year. In a report to the PCWA Board of Directors, drought project manager Tony Firenzi said, “Agency staff...

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Police Seek Help After Armed Robbery in Rocklin

ROCKLIN — Rocklin police today reported that an armed robbery occurred on Friday night on Rocklin Road. Here’s the report from Rocklin Police: At approximately 11:11 p.m., Rocklin Police received a 9-1-1 call from a clerk at Steve’s Liqueur & Mini-Mart, located at 3800 Rocklin Road. The clerk reported that five minutes earlier, an...

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Top stories of the week: Icing on the Cupcake re-opens, Missing runner found alive, and Random acts of Kindness in Rocklin

Icing on the Cupcake Re-Opens — Not an April Fool’s Joke Is Icing on the Cupcake Headed for a Comeback? Update: Missing Foresthill Runner Found Alive Local Credit Union Launches Random Acts of Kindness Campaign Congressman Tom McClintock’s statement to the Subcommittee on Water and Power

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As family launches non-profit, Granite Bay flu victim works toward recovery

As family launches non-profit, Granite Bay flu victim works toward recovery

Lesley Bunning’s story touched so many Bee readers that we wanted to keep you abreast of Lesley’s continuing odyssey while recovering from devastating complications of the H1N1 flu.



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Silver Screen of Auburn presents a free showing of the classic “A Shot in the Dark”

“A Shot in the Dark.” Who shot the chauffeur?  All clues lead to Elke Sommer.  But Inspector Clouseau knows she can’t be guilty–she’s so beautiful. As bodies pile up around her, Clouseau insists she’s innocent, driving  his boss crazy.  Peter Sellers stars, of course. “Utterly wacky…an out-and-out farce that puts no tax at all...

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Big Wake Weekend promoter arrested by Placer detectives

The promoter of last summer’s Big Wake Weekend on Folsom Lake was arrested by Placer County Sheriff’s detectives this week on charges of defrauding people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Tuesday afternoon, detectives served a search warrant at the Folsom home where Robert Richards, Jr., 54, is residing. He was arrested for...

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Placer Superior Court seeks volunteers for Grand Jury service

The Superior Court of California, County of Placer is seeking applications from Placer County citizens interested in an opportunity to serve on the 2014-2015 Grand Jury. The Grand Jury’s one-year term begins on July 1, 2014 and ends on June 30, 2015. In order to meet the minimum qualifications for service on the Grand...

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Teens in stolen car kill father and daughter

Placer County Sheriff’s office reported that a multi-city, two-county crime spree ended in tragedy yesterday morning when 19-year-old twin brothers crashed a stolen truck into a car, killing a man and a girl. Ruslan and Roman Glukhoy, of Antelope, will be charged with two counts of homicide – and other charges – following the...



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