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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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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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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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Report: California Receives a “F” in Annual Report on Transparency of Government Spending

Apr 8, 2014

SACRAMENTO, April 8, 2014 - California received an F when it comes to government spending transparency, according to "Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data," the fifth annual report of i...

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Mountain Lion Sightings in Rocklin

ROCKLIN — No tigers and bears, but Rocklin Police say there have been sightings of a mountain lion in town — and warn people to familiarize themselves with tips to deal with an encounter. Police say over the last two months, the Rocklin Police Department has received calls regarding the possible sighting of a...

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PCWA Considers Water Reduction Options

AUBURN –  Although the water supply shortage facing Placer County has been eased by recent wet weather, Placer County Water Agency officials say the drought is not over and that water use reductions will be needed this year. In a report to the PCWA Board of Directors, drought project manager Tony Firenzi said, “Agency staff...

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Website tracking unveiled for Proposition 30 education funds – see how your tax dollars are spent in Placer County

The following news release was issued by John Chiang, State Controller, about the new website tracking funds raised by voter approved Prop 30. The website shows that in 2012-13 the 20 K-12 Placer County school districts received $67.2 million in Prop 30 funds bringing total tax revenue for the districts to $540.8 million –...

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CAL FIRE increases staffing as fire threat expands

Additional Seasonal Firefighters Hired From Sacramento Foothills to LA Basin Sacramento – Despite recent rainfall, CAL FIRE continues to respond to a significant increase in wildfires across much of California. While March rain totals were higher than this winter, the rain has done little to combat drought conditions. Starting Monday, March 31, CAL FIRE...

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Congressman Tom McClintock’s statement to the Subcommittee on Water and Power

Statement of Chairman Tom McClintock before the Subcommittee on Water and Power Oversight Hearing on:  “Examining the Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Spending, Priorities and the Missions of the Bureau of Reclamation, the Four Power Marketing Administrations and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Program” March 25, 2014 Today, the Water and Power Subcommittee will review...

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Is Rocklin’s Icing on the Cupcake Headed for a Comeback?

ROCKLIN — Is Rocklin’s favorite cupcake place about to make a comeback? Word is that Icing on the Cupcake, a popular local business that closed in January, may reopen soon with a new owner, real estate and restaurant entrepreneur Stephen DesJardins of Roseville. An email message to DesJardins, perhaps best known for his La Provence...



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