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‘Social Media’ Party Results in Rocklin Shooting

ROCKLIN — Rocklin police are investigating a shooting at a social media-driven party on Friday night and asking for the public’s help. Police say that just before midnight on Friday night, Rocklin police officers responded to the 1600 block of Abilene Circle on a report of a possible shooting.  Upon arriving on the scene,...

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PCWA Offers Help on Getting Through Drought

AUBURN –  Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday heard a series of staff reports on the agency’s efforts to reduce water use during the current drought. PCWA drought project manager Tony Firenzi reported that letters were mailed to all 38,000 customers informing them of the water use restrictions adopted by the...

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Sierra College STEM Collaborative teaches critical thinking

The Sierra College STEM Collaborative, with Northwestern University’s Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, delivered professional development to college and high school faculty in business, English, engineering, math, mechatronics, media and welding that resulted in students developing applied critical thinking skills sought by businesses as well as meeting new Common Core Education Standards. ...

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Sierra College Music Department presents – Spring Band Invitational Concert

The Sierra College Music Department is proud to present a Spring Band Invitational Concert on Wednesday, April 23, 7:30pm in Dietrich Theatre on the Sierra College Rocklin Campus. Spend an evening with the Sierra College Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony, under the direction of Greg McLaughlin, plus special guests the Mira Loma High School...

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Sierra College, PCWA Sponsor Special Earth Day Event On Water Issues

ROCKLIN – The Placer County Water Agency, Sierra College and two major Sierra College student organizations are sponsoring a special forum on water issues. The forum will be held on Earth Day, Tuesday April 22, at the Dietrich Theater on the Rocklin Campus. The free forum, “Water Wars, Warriors and Climate Change,” will begin at...

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Top Stories of Week in Placer County: Mountain Lion, Armed Robber, Placer Healthy

Our most-read stories for the last week — Rocklin tracks a mountain lion and police look for an armed robber who hit the convenience store at the corner of Pacific Street and Rocklin Road; our own Placer County ranked as the second healthiest county in the state; and detectives arrest the promoter of the...

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Water restrictions continue: Placer County urges customers to cut water use by 10%

AUBURN – Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday adopted a series of water use regulations and restrictions and appealed to all customers to conserve water for the duration of the drought. “In an effort to achieve equitable availability of water for all,” said PCWA General Manager David A. Breninger, “we’re asking that all...

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PCTPA is looking for your input on improving I-80/SR-65 interchange

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency (PCTPA) is looking for your input on improving the I-80/SR 65 Interchange. The objectives for the interchange project are to reduce congestion and improve operations and safety in the area, while maintaining access to local streets and businesses. For the past three years PCTPA and the CH2M Hill...

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City of Rocklin seeking applications for City boards and commissions

Interested in serving on a City of Rocklin Board or Commission?  The City of Rocklin is seeking applications from residents interested in serving four-year terms on a variety of City Boards and Commissions. Public Notice (PDF)  Positions available: Planning Commission – 3 seats Responsibilities of the Planning Commission range from approval of residential neighborhoods, commercial shopping centers, and...

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Get Ready to Give: Big Day Of Giving Coming To Placer May 6

ROCKLIN – Placer County residents will have 24 hours to “give where their heart is” in a special online giving challenge on May 6 to raise funds for local nonprofit organizations. BIG Day of Giving in Placer County is part of a larger national “Give Local America” effort dedicated to funding the many nonprofits...



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