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Giddy up! Senator Gaines authors ‘The National Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl’ resolution

Giddy up! Senator Gaines authors ‘The National Day of the Cowboy and Cowgirl’ resolution

Hey, good news: It turns out some Republican legislation is passing muster with the Democratic-majority Legislature after all.  Just today Sen. Ted Gaines' Resolution 70 (not to be confused with the Beatles's Revolution Number 9) was...

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Share coffee and meet and greet with Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery

Share coffee and meet and greet with Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery

Every second Wednesday share coffee and meet and greet with Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery at at Main Street Pizza in Colfax at 46 North Main Street.  

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McClintock says no way to San Francisco’s ‘subway to nowhere’

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Rocklin, had something to say about the "subway to nowhere," a 1.7 mile train line in San Francisco that is estimated to cost $1.6 billion.  You read that correctly: $1.6 BILLION dollars for less than two miles of rail.&nb...

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Logue considers ballot measure to overturn Obama Care implementation in CA

Logue considers ballot measure to overturn Obama Care implementation in CA

Assemblyman Dan Logue responded to today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of the federal Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") by announcing that he is considering authoring a ballot measure to stop its implementa...

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Candidate workshops offered in Placer County

Candidate workshops offered in Placer County

Thinking of running for office and don't know where to begin? Look no further. The Placer County Elections office offers several free candidate workshops in June and July.  Check out this link to learn more. 

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Meet David Boesch, Placer County’s new CEO

Meet David Boesch, Placer County’s new CEO

The Placer County Board of Supervisors hired a new county CEO. His name is David Boesch and he's leaving the Bay Area, where he served as CEO for San Mateo County, to begin his new job in our beautiful county.  Here are some fast facts about...

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A storm larger than anything in living memory is coming

A storm larger than anything in living memory is coming

Dale Alan Cox presents ARkStorm at the Friday Lecture Series in October AUBURN, CA – California’s “other big one,” the ARkStorm, will deluge Auburn’s State Theater on October 7th, 2011 during Placer Nature Center and Roseville Utility Exploration Center’s First Friday Lecture Series. Dale Alan Cox of the USGS Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project will present...

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Government wants to control our access to healthy foods

Government wants to control our access to healthy foods

Photo Credit: StevescommentsIn case you hadn’t heard, the government wants tocontrol our access to healthy foods!Raids on raw dairy farms have apparently become anentertaining pastime for our federal government. I mean, they have NOTHING elseto do ri...

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Secretaries needed for Rural Lincoln, Sheridan Municipal Advisory Councils

FROM REPORTS The Rural Lincoln and Sheridan municipal advisory councils have vacancies for secretaries. Placer County currently is taking applications from residents interested in filling one or both of the secretary positions.  The Placer County Board of Supervisors will fill the vacancies. MAC secretaries are contract employees who work for the board. They are...

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Placer County seeks member for Weimar-Applegate-Colfax Advisory Council

FROM REPORTS Placer County is looking to fill a vacancy on the Weimar-Applegate-Colfax Municipal Advisory Council. Community members interested in filling the vacancy are invited to fill out applications for county review. Fifth District Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery will review the applications and ask the full Board of Supervisors to confirm her recommendation for the...

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