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13 hrs ago | Knco radio

NCHS Speaker Night Features the Towles of Placer County

The Nevada County Historical Society's Speaker Night presentation Tonight will feature the history of the Towle Brothers.

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Related Topix: Nevada County, CA, Dutch Flat, CA

14 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune

North Tahoe establishes inaugural all-volunteer CERT team

Community Emergency Response Team course participants Sue Jackson and Antonia Wollmann demonstrate their knowledge of first aid assessment during their final exam on April 11. Dave Zaski, spokesman for the North Tahoe Fire Protection District, says a few words to the graduates of the CERT course on April 11. Paul Long, sergeant for the Placer ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Tahoe Vista, CA, FEMA, US News

16 hrs ago | CE News

Stream Environment Zone restored

The Snow Creek Stream Environment Zone restoration project in North Lake Tahoe, Placer County, Calif., has earned the Envision Platinum award for infrastructure sustainability - the highest level attainable in the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision rating system and the first platinum rating awarded by ISI.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Tahoe Vista, CA, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

21 hrs ago | Rocklin and Roseville Today

Big DoG Countdown: Soldiers Project

Dozens of local organizations will be participating on May 6th in Placer County's Big Day of Giving.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Yolo, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Search undertaken for two inmates missing from prison in Amador County

Following a security check, the men, identified as Patrick Raines, 21, and Johnny Maciel, 37, were confirmed missing at 10:50 a.m., according to a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation news release.

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Related Topix: Amador County, CA, San Diego County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Foresthill Bridge renovation celebrated

Visitors take a tour along the catwalk beneath the roadway on the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, Calif., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Foresthill, CA, Auburn, CA, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Examiner.com

Why is Placer County collecting wine awards?

If you are seeking a wine -infused road trip destination this weekend, unfold your maps and set a path for Placer County .

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Irrigation Workshop Helps Landowners and AG Producers

More than 25 ag producers and landowners from Placer County participated in an irrigation workshop recently hosted by the Placer Resource Conservation District .

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Related Topix: Penryn, CA, Agriculture, Science

Electric Energy Online

Phoenix Energy Signs Agreement to Build California's First Forest...

Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

Business Journal

Rocklin lot sales coming in slower market

An unimproved subdivision of 25 lots in Rocklin may have a tougher time attracting a buyer than it would have a year ago.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Seeking Grants for Ophir Gardens Vulnerable Water Supply

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday agreed to apply for two emergency funding grants, each up to $500,000, to improve water supplies for a small community of 16 cottages known as Ophir Gardens near Ophir and Wise roads.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Big DoG Countdown: Placer Food Bank

Dozens of local organizations will be participating on May 6th in Placer County's Big Day of Giving.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Big DoG Countdown: WarmLine Family Resource Center

Dozens of local organizations will be participating on May 6th in Placer County's Big Day of Giving.

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Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer County Supports Assembly Bill 2703

Placer County considers itself exemplary when it comes to honoring the men and women who have served their nation as members of the armed forces.

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Watersblogged

Sierra College and Placer County Water Agency Co-Sponsor a Special...

The Placer County Water Agency, Sierra College and two major Sierra College student organizations are sponsoring a special forum on water issues.

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

The Union

Student campaigns for state assembly

College of The Siskiyous student Brigham Sawyer Smith is launching a campaign for State Assembly in California's First District, representing Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou and portions of Butte and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Shasta, CA, Butte County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Regy Bronner Announces Candidacy for Placer County Supervisor

Regy Bronner, a candidate for the Placer County Board of Supervisors, will hold an official campaign kickoff with a rally and precinct walking this Sunday/April 13 beginning at 1:15 p.m. .

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tovar family seeks help for widow and her children following the...

Anahi Corona-Tovar, who lost her husband and teenage daughter in a car crash April 2, appealed for financial help and justice Friday at the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Corona, CA, Roseville, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Avoid using pesticides for aphids

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, Entomology, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Water Wars, Warriors and Climate Change in Rocklin

The Placer County Water Agency, Sierra College and two major Sierra College student organizations are sponsoring a special forum on water issues.

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

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