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Sierra College celebrates the new Nursing Village in a ribbon cutting ceremony

ROCKLIN - Sierra College welcomed their long-running Nursing Program back to the Rocklin campus with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 14 beginning at 5:00pm. A gathering in a large room within the new Nursing Village held over 70 guests from the healthcare industry, local public agencies, and the business community. For the past 16 years,...

Kings Beach project making big improvements to area’s commercial core

KINGS BEACH – After construction work during its first Tahoe Basin construction season, the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement project is ahead of schedule. While newly completed features are readily apparent along a 1.1-mile stretch of State Highway 28 through the center of Kings Beach, much of the work completed this season is actually...

Placer County Deputy, Sacramento Deputy Killed

We are saddened by the senseless shootings that occurred Friday in the Arden Area and in Auburn and extend our sympathies to all those affected by these shootings. We have compiled coverage from area media, with links to the stories below. Sacramento Bee The Auburn Journal KCRA, Channel 3 News10 CBS 13  FOX40  ...

Oakmont student starts “Got Balls” program to help juvenile victims of crime

Oakmont High School Junior, 17 year old Mallory Mason, has always wanted to do something to make a difference in the lives of children.  The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut was a reminder of innocence interrupted, and when a teacher challenged Mallory’s class to take a dream and put it into...

Three juveniles charged with burglarizing, vandalizing Auburn Valley Country Club

A Placer County Sheriff’s detective apprehended three juveniles Thursday in connection with recent burglaries and acts of vandalism at the Auburn Valley Country Club. Twice in August, the golf course’s clubhouse and restaurant, as well as the golf cart maintenance building, were broken into. Alcohol was taken, and golf carts were taken out on the course...

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion appointed to California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO – Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento, was recently appointed to the California Student Aid Commission, where he will support the mission to make higher education more accessible for California students. Appointments to the Commission are made by California Governor Jerry Brown and the position requires State...

PCWA encourages rapid watershed protection

AUBURN - In wake of the King Fire, the Placer County Water Agency is encouraging expanded and rapid remediation of heavily burned National Forest Lands to protect water quality of the Rubicon River watershed before winter storms. The agency’s concerns were aired by General Manager David Breninger and Director of Resource Development Andy Fecko at...

Financial workshops, events starting Saturday the 18th for “Manage Your Money Week”

Manage Your Money Week (MYMW), organized by Controller John Chiang, his Financial Literacy Advisory Committee and now more than 190 partner organizations that promote financial literacy, will take place October 18-25, 2014, with more than 130 free money management events throughout the State. The project links Californians who need financial services with government agencies, non-profit...

Public and private sectors benefited from CA Continuous Improvement Forum

ROCKLIN – Thirty leaders from regional businesses and California State Departments learned how their organizations can apply a Lean Philosophy to increase efficiency at the “California Continuous Improvement Forum” on October 7 in Sacramento, sponsored by the Institute for Quality Public Services, Continuous Improvement Network, California Government Operations Agency and the Sierra College Center...

Roseville Police detectives investigate large-scale marijuana shipping operation

  ROSEVILLE – Roseville Police detectives, working in collaboration with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Homeland Security Investigation’s Customs and Border Protection Air Unit, arrested two men suspected of shipping large amounts of marijuana and cash from Roseville and other local communities to the east coast.  During the course of the investigation, detectives confiscated...

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