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Feed My Starving Children Group Packs 520,992 Meals

ROCKLIN – More than 2,400 volunteers packed 520,992 meals for malnourished children around the world at a three-day event at William Jessup University in Rocklin. The Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event brought volunteers from all over the region, including businesses, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, local elected officials, school groups and … [Read More...]

David Breninger retirement photo

PCWA General Manager Announces Retirement

AUBURN -- David A. Breninger, longtime general manager of the Placer County Water Agency, today announced his retirement to the PCWA Board of Directors. “My service to you and with our team has been profoundly rewarding,” said Breninger, who plans to retire March 6.  “I’ve enjoyed every moment working for the board and with each director all … [Read More...]

Davis

Funeral service and donation information for Detective Michael D. Davis, Jr.

Funeral services for Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael D. Davis, Jr., are being held Tuesday, November 4, at 10 a.m. at Adventure Christian Church in Roseville. The service is open to the public. Media will not be allowed inside the church; however, pool coverage will be available. Adventure Christian Church is located at 6401 Stanford … [Read More...]

Photographer, Daryl Stinchfield

Sierra College celebrates the new Nursing Village in a ribbon cutting ceremony

ROCKLIN - Sierra College welcomed their long-running Nursing Program back to the Rocklin campus with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony on October 14 beginning at 5:00pm. A gathering in a large room within the new Nursing Village held over 70 guests from the healthcare industry, local public agencies, and the business community. For the past 16 years, … [Read More...]

Kings Beach

Kings Beach project making big improvements to area’s commercial core

KINGS BEACH - After construction work during its first Tahoe Basin construction season, the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement project is ahead of schedule. While newly completed features are readily apparent along a 1.1-mile stretch of State Highway 28 through the center of Kings Beach, much of the work completed this season is actually below … [Read More...]

police

Placer County Deputy, Sacramento Deputy Killed

We are saddened by the senseless shootings that occurred Friday in the Arden Area and in Auburn and extend our sympathies to all those affected by these shootings. We have compiled coverage from area media, with links to the stories below. Sacramento Bee The Auburn Journal KCRA, Channel 3 News10 CBS … [Read More...]

Pictured left to right: Scott Owens, Placer County District Attorney; Jeff Wilson, Assistant District Attorney; Mallory Mason, Oakmont High School Student; and Fiona Tuttle, MDIC Coordinator

Oakmont student starts “Got Balls” program to help juvenile victims of crime

Oakmont High School Junior, 17 year old Mallory Mason, has always wanted to do something to make a difference in the lives of children.  The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut was a reminder of innocence interrupted, and when a teacher challenged Mallory’s class to take a dream and put it into action, Mallory decided to take her … [Read More...]

Placer County Sheriff

Three juveniles charged with burglarizing, vandalizing Auburn Valley Country Club

A Placer County Sheriff’s detective apprehended three juveniles Thursday in connection with recent burglaries and acts of vandalism at the Auburn Valley Country Club. Twice in August, the golf course’s clubhouse and restaurant, as well as the golf cart maintenance building, were broken into. Alcohol was taken, and golf carts were taken out on … [Read More...]

Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion appointed to California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO – Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento, was recently appointed to the California Student Aid Commission, where he will support the mission to make higher education more accessible for California students. Appointments to the Commission are made by California Governor Jerry Brown … [Read More...]

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PCWA encourages rapid watershed protection

AUBURN - In wake of the King Fire, the Placer County Water Agency is encouraging expanded and rapid remediation of heavily burned National Forest Lands to protect water quality of the Rubicon River watershed before winter storms. The agency’s concerns were aired by General Manager David Breninger and Director of Resource Development Andy Fecko … [Read More...]