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The Placer County Board of Supervisors endorsed the 2014 Gold Country Veterans Stand Down Tuesday while thanking veterans for their service and sacrifices on behalf of the United States.
At its July 8, 2014 meeting the Placer County Board of Supervisors recognized the efforts of Placer County Human Services, a division of the Health and Human Services Department, which was recently awarded a 2014 Achievement Award by the National Association of Counties for its Human Services Center.
According to the Placer County Sheriff's Office, 49-year-old James Lee Johnson was arrested at his home in Citrus Heights Thursday night.
A security guard was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography after deputies said he left a computer thumb drive with incriminating evidence behind at his place of work.
Deputy Ken Skogen was arrested Thursday on for felony counts, including suspicion of unlawful sex with a minor and communicating with a minor for the purposes of engaging in lewd and lascivious behavior.
Practices that include some peanut-free classrooms and schools will go before Fairfield-Suisun School District trustees for review after trustees said Thursday that a districtwide policy prohibiting peanut products couldn't be enforced - and heard that Fairfield schools served 183,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches this year.
The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved a contract with the Placer Public Employees Organization Tuesday that balances two key goals: providing employees with modest annual wage increases and ensuring labor costs can be sustained in future years .
While the group aiming to create the town of Olympic Valley looks to comply with state political regulations, Squaw Valley Ski Holdings is contributing money and legal services to a group challenging the incorporation effort.
Today brings us the story of California cops trolling online personal ads to trick lonely men into arranging dates with fake underage girls.
Authorities are looking for a man they say tried to kidnap a 4-year-old boy from an Auburn Dollar Tree.
The Nevada Irrigation District is going after over two-and-a-half million dollars in state drought funding.
Police arrested two people Wednesday morning on suspicion of pimping and human trafficking in connection with massage parlors in Auburn and Nevada City.
A 28-year-old man suspected of placing an online ad to meet for a sexual rendezvous was arrested in a Placer County Jail parking lot, deputies said.
More than 100 people gathered at Meadow Vista Park in Placer County Wednesday afternoon to remember Barbara Crowell, an avid cyclist killed by a suspected drunken driver.
Work will begin in the fall on some of the most crash-prone roadways-most in the Auburn area, including Dry Creek, Placer Hills and Auburn Folsom roads.
The Placer County Department of Public Works provides road maintenance and repair services on 1,000+ miles of public roadways within unincorporated Placer County from Roseville to Tahoe.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 06:46 am
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