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Continuing drought spurs more water saving measures

As the lingering effects of a multi-year drought continue to cast their parched shadow on much of California, Placer County continues to take steps to reduce water use and eliminate water waste. Next week, the county’s Parks Division staff will drain water from two fountains at the County Administrative Center in Auburn, also known...

Hidden Falls Regional Park receives grant

Placer County’s “gem of the foothills,” Hidden Falls Regional Park, is the recipient of a grant that will fund innovative projects protecting long-term ecological values and economic viability of working ranches and agricultural lands, and also the health of associated watersheds. Use of the grant was approved by the Board of Supervisors, who authorized...

Jewelry heist ends with one suspect arrested and two still wanted

TAHOE CITY – On Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 5:55 am, Placer County Sheriff’s Detective John Riella heard a window break in the area of the Blue Stone Jewelry store located at 495 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe City – and observed a suspicious vehicle leaving at a high rate of speed.   Detective Riella attempted to stop the...

CDPH warns consumers not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because of botulism risk

Jul 31, 2014

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Ron Chapman warned consumers today not to eat VR Green Farms jarred food products because they may have been improperly produced, making them susceptible to contamination with Clostridium botulinum. Ingestion of botulism toxin from improperly processed jarred and canned foods may lead to...

Roseville-based USA Properties Fund starts construction on affordable senior community near Elk Grove

Jul 31, 2014

SACRAMENTO – A new affordable community for seniors will offer access to three large shopping centers, energy-efficient apartments, an environmentally friendly design and numerous high-end amenities in a master-planned community. Roseville-based USA Properties Fund will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for Arbor Creek Senior Apartments at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 4,at the project site located at...

Visit 20 Placer County museums in 2 days for FREE on the Heritage Trail

The Heritage Trail is here! All 20 museums are doing last minute preparations for your visit. In the interest of clarity, we thought we’d post the names and links to the websites of all participating museums. And for you returning trail travelers, the Gold Country Museum (which is the museum that has the gold...

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...

City of Roseville wins national accounting and financial reporting award for 14th consecutive year

ROSEVILLE – The City of Roseville has been recognized for excellence in governmental accounting and financial reporting by national governmental budgeting experts for the 14th consecutive year.The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded Roseville the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the city’s Comprehensive Annual...

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...

William Jessup University announces sponsorship of 2014 Honor Bowl football games

20 high schools from four different states to honor military veterans ROCKLIN, CA. – William Jessup University announced today that it will serve as a sponsor for the Northern and Southern California 2014 Honor Bowl football games. The Northern California game will be played Friday and Saturday evening, August 29-30 at Del Oro High...

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