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The Sacramento Bee
Sons of Anarchy? Motorcycle riders more likely to be retired boomers

Sons of Anarchy? Motorcycle riders more likely to be retired boomers

Mark Korb, a 71-year-old retiree who lives in Newcastle, wouldn’t dream of giving up his motorcycle. His wife, Molly, 58, recently took up riding, too. Surveys show that California motorcyclists tend to be older, well-off and educated, but retirement age motorcyclists represent a growing group of riders involved in bad accidents.

The Sacramento Bee
Part of Rocklin street closed after police search turns up possible explosive device

Part of Rocklin street closed after police search turns up possible explosive device

A portion of a street in Rocklin’s Stanford Ranch area was closed Friday afternoon when police discovered a possible explosive device while searching a residence.


Jenni Marshall

Travis Curran

Tommy Clark

Placer County Online
City of Roseville Seeks Youth Commissioners

The City of Roseville is currently recruiting high school students interested in serving as a youth representative on the City’s Library Board, Parks & Recreation Commission, Roseville Grants Advisory Commission, or the Transportation Commission. Applications are due to the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, October 31, 2014. Youth Board Members and...

Placer County Online
“If You Build it, Will They Come?” – A Study of the American River

ROCKLIN — The Sierra College Nevada County Campus Sierra Science Series presents “If you build it, will they come?”–A Study of the American River.  Dr. Tim Horner will talk about the history of the American River, the anthropogenic changes, what Folsom dam did to the system and recent successes of gravel addition. About Our...

The Sacramento Bee
Argument in parking lot leads to arrest of Auburn burglary suspect

Argument in parking lot leads to arrest of Auburn burglary suspect

An argument in an Auburn parking lot early Thursday led to the arrest of a suspect in several business burglaries. Michael Allen Frohman

Placer County Online
Placer Community Foundation Board votes to establish a scholarship for Sierra College STEM students in honor of the Walsh Family

ROCKLIN — At a meeting on Sept. 25 at Sierra College, the Board of Placer Community Foundation (PCF) voted to create a pilot scholarship program for Auburn area students. The John G. and Lillian M. Walsh Family Scholarship will offer a financial leg-up to Sierra College students pursuing a degree or certificate in science, technology,...

Placer County Online
Universal Technical Institute named to 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for fourth straight year

UTI recognized for world-class student support, academic accreditation, credit policies, flexibility and other accommodations to those who served Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly®...

The Sacramento Bee
Placer County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue teams launch annual fund drive

Placer County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue teams launch annual fund drive

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced that its search and rescue teams have launched their annual fundraising drive, and telephone solicitors will be calling county residents seeking donations.


A Placer County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue ground team takes a break during snow training.

FOX40
Lincoln School Closed after Black Mold Discovered

Oct 1, 2014
Lincoln School Closed after Black Mold Discovered

LINCOLN- Carlin C. Coppin Elementary school in Lincoln is closed this week after black mold was discovered in at least one classroom. “One of the problems is we had condensation in some of the (air conditioning) units inside the buildings, and that is the cause of the water, which is the cause of the...

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Placer County Online
Tahoe National Forest lifts fire restrictions yet fire season is not over

NEVADA CITY – Forest Supervisor Tom Quinn announced that fire restrictions in the Tahoe National Forest have been lifted as of yesterday. Recent precipitation and conditions in the forest prompted the decision to end the restrictions. When restrictions are lifted, recreationists may have campfires outside of designated campgrounds with a valid permit; smoke outside of designated...

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