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3 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

El Dorado County host Wildland Fire training

Corps members from California Conservation Corps Centers in Ukiah, Tahoe, Redding, Placer County, Inland Empire and San Diego attended fire training at the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center in McClellan Park and the Greenwood Training Center in El Dorado County County.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Dorado County, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Greenwood, CA

3 hrs ago | Rocklin and Roseville Today

Alternative Transportation Programs in Placer County

Whether you're a commuter interested in finding a carpool partner, a resident interested in figuring outlocal public transit services, or a family wanting to take the Capitol Corridor train to the Bay Area, we can help you find the information you need.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Union

KVMR to offer live broadcast of NID Water Summit

For those unable to attend Thursday evening's Water Summit, hosted by the Nevada Irrigation District, community radio station KVMR, 89.5FM, plans to provide live coverage of the discussion.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada County, CA

Knco radio

Placer County Sheriff's Detectives Seek Public's Help

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

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Squaw Valley officials plan to tweak village expansion

Jennifer Montgomery, District 5 supervisor for Placer County, pictured far right, directs questions to Mike Geary, Squaw Valley Public Service District general manager, about the recently released Squaw Valley Specific Plan Water Supply Assessment at Monday's board of supervisors workshop.

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

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

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

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