The Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk on Aug. 30 in Rocklin includes a free 1/8th mile Kids Fun Run, along with the 5K Run/Walk.

Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk August 30 in Rocklin

The second annual Grateful Dog Rescue Run/Walk will take place Sunday, Aug. 30 at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin. The event includes a free 1/8th mile Kids Fun Run, along with the 5K Run/Walk. Last year’s event drew 324 participants and raised more than $1,500 for local rescue groups. The goal for this year is to have 500 participants and … [Read More...]

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Sacramento Needs to Address Its Lack of Technical Training

By Roger Speer As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers. Workers with vocational training are currently in demand. The hardest segment of the workforce to replace has been the skilled trades, due to a shortage caused by the exodus of highly-skilled baby boomers … [Read More...]

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Rocklin PD Seek Public’s Help to Identify Burglary Suspects

ROCKLIN -- Rocklin police are seeking two suspects in a home burglary in the Rocklin Highlands subdivision that was interrupted Sunday morning when the homeowner returned. At about 7:36AM, officers from the Rocklin Police Department responded to an interrupted residential burglary in the 6600 block of Miravista Drive. The victim had left … [Read More...]


Placer County water customers conserve 32 percent in June

Water use by Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) customers decreased 32.25% in June compared to the base year of 2013, meeting the state mandate. The conservation results were presented to the PCWA Board of Directors at their meeting on July 16. “Customer conservation efforts have been tremendous,” PCWA General Manager, Einar Maisch said. “I am … [Read More...]

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Rocklin Car Wash Uses New Technology to Reduce Water Usage

One of the greenest car washes in the Greater Sacramento area is now dramatically reducing its water consumption. Five Star Auto Center, a hand car wash that already uses less water than most traditional car washes, recently installed new technology to further reduce its water use – down to about 6-12 gallons per car depending on the wash. … [Read More...]

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Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament set for Sept. 18 at Sierra View Country Club

The 12th annual Bill Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Friday, Sept. 18 at Sierra View Country Club in Roseville. The charity outing is named in honor of Bill Santucci, a dedicated community leader in Roseville and Placer County for several decades. An avid golfer, Santucci and California State Senator Ted Gaines were the … [Read More...]

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Placer Valley Sports Complex Begins Search for Operations Director of Multi-Use Sports Fields

Placer County, CA – Placer Valley Sports Complex, Inc. has started a nationwide search to hire a Director of Sports Complex Operations, a newly created position at the Regional Sports Complex. “We are committed to finding someone with a great enthusiasm for not only sports management, but someone who embodies the spirit of athletics in Placer … [Read More...]

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William Jessup University hosting Nike sports camps

ROCKLIN, Calif. – William Jessup University is co-hosting a number of premier Nike sports camps for boys and girls ages 8-18 this summer. Camps include boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, and girls volleyball. William Jessup University head men’s basketball coach and associate athletic director Lance Von Vogt will again be leading … [Read More...]

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San Juan Water District Offers Resources for Customers

San Juan Water District is offering customers multiple ways to save water as the district faces the state’s highest conservation tier – 36 percent. On June 4, the district held its first ever telephone town hall to reach customers directly. More than 2,200 customers in the district’s retail service area joined a live telephone town hall meeting … [Read More...]

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Placer County Sheriff’s Office looking for bank robber

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a bank in Meadow Vista Monday evening. Just before 6 p.m., deputies responded to the reported robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank on Placer Hills Road in Meadow Vista.  Bank employees said that a male, of unknown age and race, came into the bank just … [Read More...]