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Drexel University Sacramento undergraduate students now eligible for Cal Grants

SACRAMENTO – Undergraduate students interested in attending Drexel University Sacramento now have one more reason to consider enrolling – the university is now Cal Grant eligible. The designation means Drexel’s undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Science of Business Administration program will have the opportunity to receive financial support through grants provided by the...

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Sacramento State, Sierra College and Placer Ranch Development team agree to collaborate on higher ed plan

ROSEVILLE - Sacramento State, Sierra College and Westpark Communities, the developer of the proposed Placer Ranch, announced today an agreement to collaborate on higher education offerings at Placer Ranch. The letter of intent outlines opportunities for the two higher education institutions to work together as Sacramento State develops long-term plans for a satellite campus with...

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San Francisco Giants catcher and Roseville native Andrew Susac to be honored

San Francisco Giants catcher and Roseville native Andrew Susac will be recognized at the December 17th Roseville City Council meeting for representing Roseville on the World Series winning Giants!The City Council meeting begins at 7pm in the Roseville City Council Chambers, 311 Vernon Street, and is open to the public. 

The post San Francisco...

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Alpine Named to ACWA Post

AUBURN – Joshua Alpine of the Placer County Water Agency has been named as vice chairman of Region 3 of the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA). Alpine, a former mayor of Colfax, serves as the elected director for PCWA District 5, and is a member of the ACWA Board of Directors. As a...

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Board presents commemorative coin to outstanding Lincoln area resident

The Placer County Board of Supervisors honored a community volunteer and philanthropist Tuesday whose family has deep roots in the Lincoln area. Elizabeth M. Jansen received a commemorative coin created for a county citizen-recognition program established by the board. She was selected for the honor by 2nd District Supervisor Robert M. Weygandt, the board member...

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County opening shelters in anticipation of winter storm

With a major winter storm bearing down on Northern California that is expected to bring significant amounts of rain, high winds and localized flooding, Placer County has taken steps to accommodate potentially displaced individuals and families, including the county’s homeless population. The County, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be opening shelters...

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Rocklin Police Make Arrest in Sierra College Threat

ROCKLIN – Rocklin police said Wednesday they have made an arrest of a subject who they allege carved threatening death messages into numerous trees along the nature trails behind the Sierra College Campus. The messages were found by a professor at the College who frequents the trails and reported the messages to the Rocklin Police and to Campus...

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Placer County providing sandbags to help residents prepare for storm

Placer County officials are making available free sand and sandbags to help residents in unincorporated areas prepare for a major storm that is expected to bring heavy rain, snow and gusty winds to Northern California tonight through Friday. Placer County’s website has a list of sand and sandbag locations, important storm-related telephone numbers and online sites,...

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Water saving numbers stellar as Roseville customers saved 29 percent in November

Water saving efforts by Roseville residents and business owners continue and we’re still on course to reduce water use by 20 percent this year. In November alone, customers saved more than 29 percent as compared to this time last year. In total, Roseville has cut water use by 19.1 percent since January. With the...


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Placer Community Foundation invited to White House

Dec 8, 2014

AUBURN, CA/WASHINGTON, D.C. – Veronica Blake, CEO of Placer Community Foundation (PCF), was one of 75 leaders from community foundations throughout the U.S. who convened at the White House in celebration of 100 years of community philanthropy in the U.S. Foundation leaders assembled on Dec. 2 with staff from the President’s Domestic Policy Council as...

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