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Ex-Treasurer for Rocklin Academy Parent Group Charged With Embezzlement

ROCKLIN — The Rocklin Police Department is reporting that on April 1, 2014, they received a report that alleged the Treasurer of Rocklin Academy Parent School Partnership Association, Frederick Lacker, had embezzled funds that had been entrusted to him for the daily operations of the non-profit organization. After several weeks of investigation, the RPD does allege that Lacker...

Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, “City Lights”

Tickets are still available for the popular Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, directed by Lorin Miller, but hurry – they’re going fast! Experience the sights and sounds of cities around the globe without ever leaving home. Take this musical journey at a professional-quality, immensely entertaining concert packed with famous big-city tunes. Featured are...

Free prescription and over-the-counter drug collection event

The Rocklin Police Department will be conducting a free prescription and over-the-counter drug collection event on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the following locations: Sierra College Campus 5000 Rocklin Road Rocklin, CA 95677 (paved parking lot on the northwest corner of Rocklin Road and El Don Drive) Whitney High...

TODAY: Earth Day Forum – Water Wars, Warriors and Climate Change

Join the conversation today at 4pm with college, local, and state experts! Presented at the Dietrich Theater Sierra College Campus 5000 Rocklin Road in Rocklin Parking available near Dietrich Theater A lively panel and Q & A discussion on major water issues and conflicts facing California, the Sacramento Region and Placer County: Climate Change •...

America’s Clay Fest Show and Competition 2014

The Blue Line Art Gallery and the Art League of Lincoln present the second annual art show and competition formerly known as the Feats of Clay. America’s Clay Fest Show and Competition 2014 will run between now and May 31, 2014 at the following times: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11am – 5pm Wednesdays, Fridays and...

Status of Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update to be presented at Board of Supervisors meeting

At the next regularly scheduled Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting at Lake Tahoe, staff will present the status of the Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update, including next steps and the expected release of draft documents. The Board will also hold a workshop immediately after the staff update to address challenges, and opportunities as...

PCWA Wins Water Efficiency Award

The Placer County Water Agency has won a statewide award from the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) for an innovative program that uses advanced geographic information systems (GIS) mapping technology to identify high-use water areas and notify customers of their usage. Pictured, from left, PCWA Board Chairman Joshua Alpine, Deputy Director of Customer Services...

‘Social Media’ Party Results in Rocklin Shooting

ROCKLIN — Rocklin police are investigating a shooting at a social media-driven party on Friday night and asking for the public’s help. Police say that just before midnight on Friday night, Rocklin police officers responded to the 1600 block of Abilene Circle on a report of a possible shooting.  Upon arriving on the scene,...

PCWA Offers Help on Getting Through Drought

AUBURN –  Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday heard a series of staff reports on the agency’s efforts to reduce water use during the current drought. PCWA drought project manager Tony Firenzi reported that letters were mailed to all 38,000 customers informing them of the water use restrictions adopted by the...

Roseville PD making it easier to reunite theft and burglary victims with their stolen property

The Roseville Police Department has launched an online property room, with the goal of getting recovered property items back to their rightful owners. Ideally, everyone should keep good records of valuable belongings including serial numbers, so that if they’re stolen, they can be entered into state and national stolen property databases.  Law enforcement can...