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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.

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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...

Placer County Online
PCSO Search and Rescue fundraising begins

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue teams have started their annual telemarketing fundraising drive throughout the county. This year, Search and Rescue is again raising money to purchase mobile communications equipment for the Lake Tahoe area. Search and Rescue volunteers donate thousands of hours each year to locate lost hikers, skiers and...

Placer County Online
Suspected drug dealer arrested – over a pound of meth & $40K in cash seized

Last Tuesday, Roseville Police officers contacted a probationer and searched his home in Carmichael, finding a large quantity of illegal drugs, several firearms, and other evidence of high-level drug sales, including more than $40,000 in cash. Roseville narcotics detectives suspected that Joshua Holmboe was both selling illegal drugs directly to users and also supplying...

Placer County Online
U.S. HealthWorks announces offer to administer flu shots at local Sacramento-area businesses

Flu season is rapidly approaching and the universal message coming from anyone in the medical profession is – Get a flu shot now. To help combat the flu earlier this year and avoid unwanted sick days, one national health care provider is offering businesses an old-fashioned method of delivering care – we’ll come to...

The Sacramento Bee
Barricaded man lets woman, children go before giving up in Rocklin

Barricaded man lets woman, children go before giving up in Rocklin

A man surrendered to police after a long standoff Tuesday morning in Rocklin.

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Armed Man in Standoff with Rocklin Police

Sep 30, 2014
Armed Man in Standoff with Rocklin Police

ROCKLIN- A man is in custody after a five-hour standoff with Rocklin Police. Officers responded around 3 a.m. to a home along Galaxy Lane after reports of an argument. The man had locked himself and his family inside the home. The family was able to get out safely, but the man refused to come...

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