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Rocklin reinvents itself with #WeAreRocklin

What is #WeAreRocklin? Rocklin has a lot to offer, and we want our story to be clear. #WeAreRocklin is a project to rebrand the City of Rocklin — a concentrated effort to listen to the stories of the people who make Rocklin what it is and to help Rocklin define itself. The #WeAreRocklin project will give Rocklin the...

Placer County Online
Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class on Monday, August 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Auburn Justice Center. The class is open to the public and will be held in the community room at sheriff’s headquarters, 2929 Richardson Drive in Auburn. Detective Ryan West, who...

Davis Vanguard
Are We Losing our Good American Life? (Part 2)

Are We Losing our Good American Life? (Part 2)

By Jeff Boone Previously I wrote that technology and government are the co-conspirators in a giant spiral downward where our children and future generations will fail to achieve the good American life experienced by previous generations. As expected, some posters responded with a social justice perspective: that we are better off today with respect...

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Placer County Online
Supervisors address multiple Tahoe-area issues at two-day meeting in Olympic Valley

Under warm and partly cloudy July Sierra Nevada skies, the Placer Board of Supervisors held a regularly scheduled two-day meeting in Squaw Valley. The Board typically meets in the county’s high country quarterly and tries to bundle as many Tahoe-area issues as it can into these meeting agendas. On Monday, the Board heard a...

Placer County Online
Library Advisory Board vacancy

The Placer County Board of Supervisors is looking to fill a vacant seat on the Placer County Library Advisory Board. The seat to be filled will represent Supervisorial District One. This covers the majority of the southernmost portion of the County, and will represent District One Supervisor, Jack Duran for a four-year term. A...

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Davis Vanguard
Are We Losing our Good American Life?

Are We Losing our Good American Life?

By Jeff Boone Like other parents, what primarily motivates me and keeps me up at night is concern over the future for our children. And with respect to the things our children will require, I am both more determined and more restless to do what I can. When camping as a young boy, and...

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Placer County Online
Placer County Annual Property Assessment Roll up 7.01% from last year

http://www.placer.ca.gov/~/media/asr/Press-Releases/News201401.pdf  Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears announced today that the 2014 Assessment Roll increased 7.01% from last year. The annual property assessment roll generates the property tax revenue that is used to fund education, criminal justice, health, welfare, transportation, and many other city and county government services. 2014-15 Assessment Roll Information by Jurisdiction is...

Placer County Online
Governor Brown signs bill limiting full-contact practices in youth football

They are starting younger these days.  Little kids in full pads – hitting the football field and each other.  With the awareness of serious concussions on the rise, state legislators saw the need to limit the amount of times our kids are practicing at full-contact speed. Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2127 (AB2127) yesterday, thereby prohibiting high...

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Placer County Online
Vacant seat on Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council

Placer County is accepting applications from community members interested in filling a vacancy on the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council. The Placer County Board of Supervisors has not set a deadline for filling the vacant position, but hopes to do so soon. Fourth District Supervisor Kirk Uhler, the board member who represents Granite Bay,...

Placer County Online
State Water Board approves emergency water regulation

In response to the ongoing severe drought, on Tuesday the State Water Resources Control Board approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation in urban settings or face possible fines or other enforcement. The new conservation regulation is intended to reduce outdoor urban water use. The...

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