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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Future of Squaw Valley tied to pair of proposals

What the popular getaway spot Squaw Valley looks like in the future, and who decides that, is being set by a proposals being considered by different agencies in Placer County.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA, Olympic Valley, CA

5 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

1 arrested in Tahoe City jewelry store heist

A sheriff's deputy who was driving past a jewelry store in Tahoe City when he heard a window smash nabbed one of three suspects and recovered the stolen jewelry.

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Related Topix: Tahoe City, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sand fire 95 percent contained, small fire burning in remote Placer County

Cal Fire crew members mop up embers of the Sand Fire in the rugged foothills of El Dorado county near Plymouth, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Dorado County, CA, Plymouth, CA, Amador County, CA, Foresthill, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Roseville softball tournament worth millions

Softball players from across the West are converging in Placer County to play in the Amateur Softball Association's Western Nationals.

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Related Topix: Roseville, CA, Autos

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Small fire burning in remote Placer County

The fire, likely caused by a lightning strike, was reported about 6 a.m., according to Cal Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire

KTVU Oakland

Crews battle Placer County wildfire

The fire is burning several miles south of Interstate 80, about halfway between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe in the area of Foresthill in Placer County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Foresthill, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Roseville Crime Report Digest Update

Olympus Pointe, theft: Between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 25, someone sawed the catalytic converter off the undercarriage of a Toyota Sequoia SUV in the 1600 block of East Roseville Parkway.

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Related Topix: Folk-Rock, The Fountains, Roseville, CA

Business Journal

Mercy Housing to dedicate senior affordable housing in Auburn

McAuley Meadows, a 60-unit affordable housing project for seniors, is being dedicated Wednesday in Auburn.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer County Sheriff's Office to host identity theft seminar

The Placer County Sheriff's Office is hosting a theft-prevention seminar on Aug. 25 to show the public how criminals gather information and how to prevent identity theft from happening to them, according to a news release from Placer County officials.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

PCWA Comments on Bay Delta Conservation Plan

On July 28 Placer County Water Agency submitted comments on the potential impacts of the proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan , stating that the current analysis of the plan is significantly incomplete and fails to address key issues for communities that rely on the American River for water supply.

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Related Topix: Shasta, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

This Week: Cats, kittens on sale at shelter

Sacramento County’s animal shelter at 3839 Bradshaw Road will hold its annual Kitty Palooza blowout cat and kitten sale on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Cats and kittens will go for $15 a piece – $20 for two – compared to the usual adoption fee of $81.

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Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Yolo, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Lake Tahoe Basin Community Plan Environmental Review

With the release of the Notice of Preparation for the Environmental Impact Statement/Report, the ongoing update to the complex Tahoe Basin Community Plan continues to make progress.

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Related Topix: Tahoe City, CA, Kings Beach, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Inter-Faith Task Force Seeks New Members

Inter-Faith Task Force is looking for new members: The Roseville Police Department is hosting an Inter-Faith Task Force comprised of congregational leaders and security teams for churches and other faith-based groups, funeral homes and Placer County law enforcement members.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elverta residents concerned about proposed housing development

Along the rural border between Sacramento and Placer counties, Elverta residents are increasingly concerned about how thousands of new homes may lead to traffic, drainage and water supply problems.

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Related Topix: Elverta, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Rio Linda, CA, Elk Grove, CA, Natural Disasters, Flood

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Sick rhododendron may be drowning on soggy soil

Questions are answered by master gardeners at the UC Cooperative Extension services in Sacramento and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sacramento County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer supervisors ask conservative voters for pay hike

Supervisors in fiscally conservative Placer County took the unusual step this week of asking voters to more than double their salaries and provide access to county health and retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, Sacramento, CA, Yolo, CA, El Dorado, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Supervisors Convene at Squaw Valley for Tahoe Issues

Under warm and partly cloudy July Sierra Nevada skies, the Placer Board of Supervisors held a regularly scheduled two-day meeting in Squaw Valley.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer County Wines Honored with 52 Awards

AUBURN, Calif., - Placer County Wine Trail wines have delighted judges' taste buds again at this year's California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition .

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Auburn, CA, California, Agriculture, Science, Vina, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Village News

Gem exhibit dazzles judges at fair

Michael Evans, assistant curator for the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society, stands with an award-winning exhibit he designed, at the San Diego County Fa... A 115.5 carat faceted tourmaline, left, sits next to a black tourmaline stone from a mine in Ramona.

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Related Topix: Fallbrook, CA, San Diego County, CA, Ramona, CA, Pala, CA, San Benito County, CA

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Officials: Creek near Lake Tahoe has elevated bacteria levels

Placer County has issued a health advisory for residents to avoid water contact with Griff Creek on Lake Tahoe's North Shore due to elevated levels of bacteria.

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Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA

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