Ideas are sticking in downtown Roseville’s Glue Factory

Starting a new business? How’s free office space and mentorship from some of the region’s most successful business leaders sound? That’s just what new startup The Glue Factory is offering. But there’s a catch: you’ve got to pay it forward. Located in downtown Roseville, The Glue Factory is an innovative small business/nonprofit collaboration that … [Read More...]

Robert Weygandt is Placer Board of Sups chair for 2016

District 2 Supervisor Robert Weygandt was selected to serve as chairman of the Placer County Board of Supervisors for 2016 by his fellow board members during the board’s first meeting of the year, Jan. 5. District 5 Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery was named as vice chair for the year. Weygandt, currently serving his sixth term, represents the … [Read More...]

Placer approves placeholder medical marijuana ordinance

No permits will be issued just yet. But regulation of medical marijuana sales and cultivation in Placer County moved forward today after the county board of supervisors voted to enact a placeholder ordinance asserting the county’s authority to regulate them. The board voted in December 2015 to move forward with regulating medical marijuana in … [Read More...]

Placer County Seeking to Fill Seat on Rural Lincoln Advisory Council

Placer County is accepting applications from community members interested in filling a vacancy on the Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council. Second District Supervisor Robert M. Weygandt will review the applications and recommend a candidate for approval by the board of supervisors. Community members are encouraged to apply if they are … [Read More...]

Placer County: A Winter Sports Wonderland

With terrain ranging from sea level to ski level, Placer County is an outdoor paradise any time of year. Since Squaw Valley hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, Placer County has gained recognition as a top winter sports destination. While the slopes often get the most winter love, the county's miles of open, snowy landscapes offer plenty of cheap … [Read More...]

Give new life to old Christmas trees

When it comes time to un-deck the halls, you can give your old, unflocked, Christmas tree new life by recycling it. Placer County and its OneBigBin program partners provide several convenient options. Whether recycling your tree curbside in your green waste can, or dropping it off free of charge at one of nine locations, please be sure to remove … [Read More...]

Secret’s out: Placer County is the place to be

More people are choosing to call Placer County home than are deciding to pack-up the moving van. According to the latest numbers released by the California Department of Finance, Placer County leads the state in net domestic migration with 3.85 percent. We’re thrilled to report that more residents decided to stay (but not surprised)! From our … [Read More...]

William Jessup student receives Kennedy Center Performing Arts recognition

ROCKLIN, Calif. – For most college students, December means finals and the onset of a lengthy Christmas break. But for William Jessup University’s Emma Farrell, this 12th month of the year equates to graduation. The Newcastle native graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Arts Management and a significant accolade in hand. Farrell is the recipient … [Read More...]

William Jessup University Gives Back to Promote Church Growth and Student Scholarships

ROCKLIN, Calif. – William Jessup University, the greater Sacramento region’s only residential four-year university, recently presented Stadia, one of the largest church planting organizations in the world, a check for $40,000. The growing university welcomed Stadia’s President, Greg Nettle, who addressed the WJU student body during the … [Read More...]

Roseville’s Life Time Athletic holding 5K fun run New Year’s Day

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Life Time Athletic Roseville announced its first ever Commitment Day Festival and 5k Fun Run and walk, a healthy celebration open to both Life Time members and the public to start the New Year. Registration is now open for the Fun Run at www.CommitmentDay.com. This is the first Commitment Day for the new Roseville club, which … [Read More...]