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Placer County mPOWER Program Partnership with Folsom

Folsom Lake Ford expects to save big on a $1.6 million energy efficiency retrofit and solar project made available through the City of Folsom’s green energy financing program,  mPOWER Folsom. The retrofit—one of the largest energy efficiency retrofits in the Sacramento Region—is financed through mPOWER Folsom. Folsom Lake Ford General Manager … [Read More...]

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Jessup hosts Placer County’s Fifth Annual STEM Expo

Official County Affiliate for California State Science Fair ROCKLIN, Calif., - William Jessup University will host Placer County’s Fifth Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Expo on Saturday, March 7 beginning at 9 a.m. The Expo displays local student-generated work from grades 3-12 and connects students, educators and the … [Read More...]

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Community meetings planned for proposed utility rate increases

The City of Roseville is holding two community meetings in March to update customers about proposed water and wastewater utility rate increases. The rate increases will offset costs of infrastructure maintenance and rehabilitation, compliance with current and future regulations, and ensure continued high quality services. Roseville is proposing … [Read More...]

Mark Randall, Adobe Systems, will speak on “Making Products Customers Love” on March 11 at the Rocklin campus of Sierra College in a lunch-time presentation co-sponsored by Hacker Lab.  Photo courtesy of Karen Fraser-Middleton

Sierra College and Hacker Lab present Mark Randall speaking on “Making Products Customers Love”

Mark Randall, Adobe Systems, will speak on “Making Products Customers Love” on March 11 at a lunch-time seminar offered by Hacker Lab and Sierra College at the Rocklin campus to inspire students, makers and entrepreneurs ROCKLIN – Sierra College (www.sierracollege.edu) with Hacker Lab (www.hackerlab.org) will host a presentation on March 11 … [Read More...]

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Sierra College Auto Club and Rocklin Police Department partner to host FREE Catalytic Converter Etching Event

ROCKLIN - Catalytic converters are a hot commodity for thieves because of their availability, value, relative ease to steal, and lack of identifiable markings.  The lack of identification makes it difficult for police to identify stolen property, locate victims and prosecute criminals.  Catalytic converter thefts can result in a huge inconvenience … [Read More...]

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San Juan Water District responds to CVP federal water allocations

Shauna Lorance, general manager, San Juan Water District responds to the federal water allocations: We all know that California is facing an extraordinary drought. This morning’s announcement of federal water allocations through the Central Valley Project is indicative of the severity of our states water supply. This year, the U.S. Bureau of … [Read More...]

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Placer Transit takes over Lincoln Bus Services

Placer County Transit is scheduled to take over operations of the City of Lincoln's  fixed-route bus service beginning July 1. Both the Placer County Board of Supervisors and Lincoln City Council approved a transit services agreement Tuesday that provides for the change in operations. The city currently operates a system with two fixed routes … [Read More...]

Roseville Fire Department

Roseville Fire starts new recruit academy

ROSEVILLE - The Roseville Fire Department yesterday began a fire academy for nine new recruits to develop and train our next group of Roseville Firefighters.  The firefighter-recruits will go through extensive training in firefighting, emergency medicine, and fire prevention. The training consists of rigorous classroom and manipulative … [Read More...]

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Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off Coming in March

Proceeds to Benefit Anti-Bullying Programs; 2014 Champion Paul Robins Returns to Defend Title ROSEVILLE – More than 20 local community leaders will put on their chefs’ aprons and go head-to-head in a special chili cook-off to help fund anti-bullying programs in South Placer schools. The 2015 Roseville Celebrity Chili Cook-Off will be held on … [Read More...]

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National Day of Prayer Breakfast

Tickets on Sale March 4 ROCKLIN – William Jessup University will host the 10th annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 7, 2015 beginning at 7 a.m.The event is made possible by William Jessup University and K-LOVE Radio. The consistently sold out event features keynote speaker Bob Goff, the New York Times Best-Selling author … [Read More...]