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Rep. Tom McClintock announces August Town Hall Meetings

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock (CA-04) will hold the following town hall meetings in Placer County in August: August 5 6:00 PM Loomis Town Hall Loomis Railroad Depot 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis. August 13 6:00 PM Roseville Town Hall Timber Creek Ballroom, Sun City 7050 Del Webb Blvd., Roseville. August 25 6:00 PM Rocklin...

Placer County Online
Rocklin Police announce new smartphone app

The Rocklin Police Department has a new smartphone app – USPDhub. USPDhub provides a free and modern app which will assist critical two-way communications between the Rocklin Police Department and the residents of the City of Rocklin or anyone who wants to be connected with Rocklin PD. USPDhub will be the exclusive app for...

The Sacramento Bee
Lincoln hopes local control of Old Highway 65 will spur downtown renaissance

Lincoln hopes local control of Old Highway 65 will spur downtown renaissance

For almost half a century, gravel trucks and big rigs rumbled through downtown Lincoln as they traveled to Roseville, Yuba City and points beyond. Residents and business owners said heavy traffic from drivers using Lincoln Boulevard as a thoroughfare deterred people from frequenting the shops and restaurants that line the city’s historic district.

The Sacramento Bee
I-80 ramps closed 2 months near Colfax

The state Department of Transportation has announced the immediate, two-month closure of Interstate 80's on and off ramps at Rollins Lake Road and Magra Road.

Placer County Online
Continuing drought spurs more water saving measures

As the lingering effects of a multi-year drought continue to cast their parched shadow on much of California, Placer County continues to take steps to reduce water use and eliminate water waste. Next week, the county’s Parks Division staff will drain water from two fountains at the County Administrative Center in Auburn, also known...

Placer County Online
Hidden Falls Regional Park receives grant

Placer County’s “gem of the foothills,” Hidden Falls Regional Park, is the recipient of a grant that will fund innovative projects protecting long-term ecological values and economic viability of working ranches and agricultural lands, and also the health of associated watersheds. Use of the grant was approved by the Board of Supervisors, who authorized...

Placer County Online
Jewelry heist ends with one suspect arrested and two still wanted

TAHOE CITY – On Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 5:55 am, Placer County Sheriff’s Detective John Riella heard a window break in the area of the Blue Stone Jewelry store located at 495 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe City – and observed a suspicious vehicle leaving at a high rate of speed.   Detective Riella attempted to stop the...

The Sacramento Bee
Tournament brings softball – and money – to south Placer

Tournament brings softball – and money – to south Placer

Softball has brought 86 teams of school-aged girls from five states to the playing fields of Roseville and Lincoln this week. It has also brought an estimated $3 million to $5 million worth of business.


Micaela Resler plays soft toss with Adriana Thompson, left, at the Mizuno stand during the...

Placer County Online
CDPH warns consumers not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because of botulism risk

Jul 31, 2014

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers today not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because they may have been improperly produced, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum. Ingestion of botulism toxin from improperly processed jarred and canned foods may lead to...

Placer County Online
Roseville-based USA Properties Fund starts construction on affordable senior community near Elk Grove

Jul 31, 2014

SACRAMENTO – A new affordable community for seniors will offer access to three large shopping centers, energy-efficient apartments, an environmentally friendly design and numerous high-end amenities in a master-planned community. Roseville-based USA Properties Fund will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for Arbor Creek Senior Apartments at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 4,at the project site located at...

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