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William Jessup student helps sell Pants with a Purpose

A William Jessup University student started wearing “elephant pants” around campus, which quickly ignited a new fashion trend. It not only started a trend on the Rocklin campus, it’s also raising money for a tremendous cause. Although these are not your average pants – they have a special meaning. For each pair of pants...

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State Assembly to adjourn in memory of Granite Bay High School graduates killed by drunk driver

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-Roseville, will close tomorrow’s Floor Session of the State Assembly in memory of the former Granite Bay High School students killed by a wrong-way drunk driver on I-80 early the morning of January 10. Mathew Azar, Kendra Langham, and Mathew Beardwitt were all wearing seat belts and were on their way...

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Sierra College’s Mechatronics Program receives $10,000 donation from Folsom-based Inductive Automation

ROCKLIN - On December 23, 2014, Professor Steven Gillette received an impressive gift for the Mechatronics program at Sierra College. The gift was a check for $10,000 from Inductive Automation, specifically donated to support the implementation of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software in the Mechatronics program. Inductive Automation is a Folsom-based developer of...

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Sierra College Patrons Annual Crab Feed

There will be a lot of crab feeds to choose from this time of year, but this one is the Best Deal! The Sierra College Patron’s Crab and Shrimp Feed will be held on Friday, February 6 at the historic Blue Goose Fruit Sheds located at 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis, CA 95650. Beginning with...

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William Jessup hires Associate Athletic Director to support continued growth

Former NFL Player Michael Harper Joins Development Effort ROCKLIN, Calif. – William Jessup University, the Sacramento area’s only residential four-year private university, has appointed Michael Harper to the newly formed position of Associate Athletic Director of Development. Harper begins work January 15 to focus primarily on donor stewardship while developing fundraising and capital campaigns...

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Jerry Manuel Foundation and William Jessup University to host Baseball Banquet honoring Derrek Lee and Greg Vaughn

ROCKLIN, Calif. – The Jerry Manuel Foundation and William Jessup University will host a Baseball Banquet at the growing university, honoring former Major League Baseball players and Sacramento natives, Derrek Lee and Greg Vaughn on February 27 at 6 pm. The banquet is a celebration of Sacramento’s strong baseball heritage, honoring two of its...

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Rocklin Councilmember appointed to the League of California Cities Transportation, Communication, & Public Works Policy Committee

City of Rocklin Councilmember Dave Butler has been appointed to the League of California Cities Transportation, Communication, & Public Works Policy Committee. The Transportation, Communication, & Public Works Policy Committee reviews both state and federal legislation as it relates to issues of transportation funding, construction, public works, telecommunications, and other related areas. “I look forward to shaping...

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Sign-up now for the Sheriff’s Community Awareness Academy

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy. This year, participants will tour the new South Placer Jail in addition to several other “field trips.” Save a spot now as the academy fills up quickly. Attendees are asked to attend all eight classes, each of which covers a different topic. Classes...

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New life for old Christmas trees

When you say goodbye to this year’s Christmas tree, send it on a journey to a new life. Each year, the city recycles thousands of Christmas trees into compost and wood chips. All you have to do is remove all ornaments and lights from your unflocked tree before taking advantage of one of three...

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Protect yourself from electronic pickpocketing

Protecting your information today requires more than it has in the past. RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) chips are a widely used technology, and are only increasing in popularity. For consumers, this includes credit cards, passports, identification cards and more.Companies embed a small chip in their products that transmit information to a reader wirelessly. Unlike traditional...

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