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Rocklin Woman Caught with 165 Pounds of Pot in Texas Sentenced to 2 Years

Apr 2, 2015
Rocklin Woman Caught with 165 Pounds of Pot in Texas Sentenced to 2 Years

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP)- A California woman caught in Texas with about 165 pounds of marijuana in her rented vehicle must serve two years in federal prison. Christini Lynn Brashear of Rocklin, California, was sentenced Thursday in Lubbock. Brashear in November pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Abilene police on Christmas Day,...

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Grant to Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation provides care for local animals

AUBURN - Eighteen years ago, three women were brought together by their lifelong love and compassion for homeless pets. These tenacious women started Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation (AAARF) with the mission to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home homeless animals and to educate the public about responsible pet guardianship. Today, through the tireless efforts of their numerous volunteers and...

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County Executive Officer honored as Public Servant of the Year

Placer County Executive Officer David Boesch was presented the Public Servant of the Year Award at the North Lake Tahoe 61st Annual Community Awards Dinner Thursday night. The award is given to a citizen nominated for his or her service in the categories of: education, special representative, fire or local government. The award ceremony...

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Sign up for Sheriff’s Office horse camp Ride With Pride

It’s time to sign up for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s annual Ride With Pride, a one-day camp  that pairs grade-school children with deputies and their horse partners. Reservations are required and the camp fills up quickly each year. Participants may choose to attend Ride With Pride on one of four days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday,...

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Congressman McClintock to hold Town Hall Meeting in Lincoln

Congressman McClintock will conduct a town hall meeting in Lincoln. Date: Tuesday, April 7th Time: 6:00 pm Location: McBean Pavilion, 65 McBean Park Drive, Lincoln. For further information about upcoming town hall meetings, please call the district off...

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Drug dealer arrested after selling to undercover decoy

ROSEVILLE – A Penryn man was arrested Friday night in Roseville after selling hallucinogenic mushrooms to an under-aged decoy who was working an alcohol operation with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was in possession of a large amount of psilocybin mushrooms, cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana, plus scales and more than $1,500 in cash. Noah...

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Penryn Teen Accused of Selling Mushrooms to Law Enforcement Decoy

Apr 1, 2015
Penryn Teen Accused of Selling Mushrooms to Law Enforcement Decoy

ROSEVILLE- A young man from Penryn was arrested Friday for allegedly selling mushrooms to a decoy. According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, the 20-year-old decoy was working with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, approached 19-year-old Noah Phippen and asked him to buy beer for him. Investigators said Phippen declined because he was also...

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Placer is again second healthiest County in State

For the third consecutive year, Placer County has ranked as the second healthiest county among California’s 58 counties. The ranking is an annual project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin. The project looks at 30 factors in developing its rankings. These factors are broken into categories and statewide, Placer...

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California and the Civil War history exhibit

Mar 26, 2015

Part Two of California and the Civil War opens April 1, 2015 at the Placer County Courthouse Museum in Auburn Illustrated panels created by guest curators Richard Hurley and TJ Meekins focus on stories of daring Rebels and determined Unionists who vied for California’s allegiance. Featured is General Albert Sidney Johnston, the most distinguished combat officer in...

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Officers Search Roseville Office Building for Possibly Armed Man

Mar 26, 2015
Officers Search Roseville Office Building for Possibly Armed Man

ROSEVILLE- Roseville Police Officers and Placer County Sheriff’s deputies dressed in tactical gear made entry into corporate office off of Douglas Boulevard early Thursday morning. Officials would tell the media later in the morning that a man was spotted inside the building around 1:30 a.m. by a security guard. The guard told dispatch that...

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