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13 hrs ago | Knco radio
The Nevada County Historical Society's Speaker Night presentation Tonight will feature the history of the Towle Brothers.
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14 hrs ago | Tahoe Daily Tribune
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)
16 hrs ago | CE News
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.
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.
Visitors take a tour along the catwalk beneath the roadway on the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, Calif., on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
If you are seeking a wine -infused road trip destination this weekend, unfold your maps and set a path for Placer County .
More than 25 ag producers and landowners from Placer County participated in an irrigation workshop recently hosted by the Placer Resource Conservation District .
Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California.
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.
Dozens of local organizations will be participating on May 6th in Placer County's Big Day of Giving.
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.
The Placer County Water Agency, Sierra College and two major Sierra College student organizations are sponsoring a special forum on water issues.
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. .
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.