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1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Man sought in early morning attack on woman at north Auburn home

Placer County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who attacked a woman at her north Auburn home early Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Highway 65 widening under consideration

Congestion issues at the interchange between Highway 65 and Interstate 80 in Placer County may result in widening the highway farther north.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer reviews plans for widening Hwy. 65, vital link to Roseville Westfield Galleria

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency is hosting open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln City Hall, 600 6th St., to review plans and hear resident concerns for a widening of State Route 65 from Stanford Ranch Road to Lincoln Boulevard.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

57 Year Old Sentenced in Mailbox Destruction Case

Richard Lee Gray, 57, of Foresthill, was recently sentenced by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to one year in prison for destroying U.S. Post Office letter boxes, being a felon in possession of ammunition, and possessing over 15 unauthorized access devices with intent to commit fraud, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

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Related Topix: Foresthill, CA

CBS Local

Sacramento Goes Retro: Jobs Report Returns To Levels Of May 2008

In advance of June's labor force report on Friday, all eyes will be on the leisure and hospitality figures.

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

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Yellow fig leaves have him worried

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 18, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer County Water Agency Considers New Drought Regulations

Leaders of the Placer County Water Agency said Thursday that local drought management efforts are working and will determine how best to adapt newly enacted State drought regulations into the agency's drought plan.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Linda, CA, Squaw Valley, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer County's Most Wanted: David Lee Brocker

Placer County's Most Wanted highlights individuals being sought by police. 26 year old , David Lee Brocker , last known address of Roseville, CA, is currently being sought by authorities for Possession of a narcotic controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Roseville, CA

CBS Local

Coroner's Office Identifies 2 Sacramento Women Killed In I-80 Crash In Placer County

The Placer County Sheriff's Coroner has released the identities of two women who were killed in a crash on I-80 in auburn on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

CBS Local

Placer County Sheriff's Office Patrolling With 2 New Off-Road Vehicles

The Placer County Sheriff's Office announced Friday it's now using new off-road vehicles to help patrol remote areas of the county.

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Rocklin and Roseville Today

Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council Vacancy

Placer County is accepting applications from community members interested in filling a vacancy on the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council.

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Related Topix: Granite Bay, CA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KTVN Reno

Thursday Afternoon Storm Watch Update

The National Weather Service in Reno has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for east central Nevada county in central California, northeastern Placer county in central California... This includes the cities of Squaw Valley, Tahoe City, Kings Beach, Alpine Meadows, west central Carson city in western Nevada extreme northwestern Douglas county in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, California, Squaw Valley, CA, Tahoe City, CA, Kings Beach, CA

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Placer supes to hear Squaw Valley project during Monday workshop

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will hold public workshop on the Village at Squaw Valley redevelopment project at 3 p.m. Monday at Base Camp, located in the existing Squaw Village.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer County Wine Trail Grape Days of Summer 2014

AUBURN, Calif., - Unwind and relax at the 5th annual Placer County Wine Trail Grape Days of Summer event on August 2nd and 3rd from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sample award-winning wines and enjoy interactive, self-guided vineyard tours at 19 Placer County wineries.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Auburn, CA, August, CA, Lincoln, CA, Loomis, CA

Philly.com

Barbara Lane Crowell, 52, architect

Barbara Lane Crowell, 52, a former Upper Dublin resident, died Thursday, July 3, in a bicycle accident near her home in Auburn, Calif.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA, Foresthill, CA, Meadow Vista, CA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

In Sacramento area, no plans for criminal enforcement of water waste

Sprinklers water a lawn Tuesday morning, July 15, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. In an effort to force the public to conserve water, the State Water Resources Control Board voted 4-0 to approve a proposal that includes fines up to $500 a day for people who waste water on landscaping, fountains, washing vehicles and other outdoor uses.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Business Journal

Kaiser awards $1.4 million to local nonprofits

Kaiser Permanente has awarded 55 grants totaling $1.4 million to local organizations in the Sacramento region that seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence and promote healthy eating and active living.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer County Residents Warned of Phone Scams

Placer County is getting hit hard by phone scams. While there is nothing new about phone scams, savvy scammers are making money by using new tactics.

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Business Journal

Capitol Corridor looks to add Roseville-Sacramento trains

More than two decades after the first Roseville-to-Sacramento Capitol Corridor commuter trains began running, Placer County transportation officials think they have a shot at significantly increasing the number of daily trains between the two cities.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Case centering on false repair of airplane parts has been a bumpy ride

Prosecutors swallowed a bitter pill last week when the former owner of a Lincoln-based aerospace firm received a much more lenient prison term than they believe he deserved.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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