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...]

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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...]

Manage your money week

Financial workshops, events starting Saturday the 18th for “Manage Your Money Week”

Manage Your Money Week (MYMW), organized by Controller John Chiang, his Financial Literacy Advisory Committee and now more than 190 partner organizations that promote financial literacy, will take place October 18-25, 2014, with more than 130 free money management events throughout the State. The project links Californians who need financial … [Read More...]

Jeff Fuchs, Director, Maryland World Class Consortia inspires organizations to take the first steps on the Lean journey at the California Continuous Improvement Forum in Sacramento on Oct. 7.

Public and private sectors benefited from CA Continuous Improvement Forum

ROCKLIN - Thirty leaders from regional businesses and California State Departments learned how their organizations can apply a Lean Philosophy to increase efficiency at the “California Continuous Improvement Forum” on October 7 in Sacramento, sponsored by the Institute for Quality Public Services, Continuous Improvement Network, California … [Read More...]

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Roseville Police detectives investigate large-scale marijuana shipping operation

  ROSEVILLE - Roseville Police detectives, working in collaboration with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Homeland Security Investigation’s Customs and Border Protection Air Unit, arrested two men suspected of shipping large amounts of marijuana and cash from Roseville and other local communities to the east coast.  During the … [Read More...]

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Two women arrested for suspected prostitution and pimping at Penryn Day Spa

PENRYN - A nine-month-long Placer County Sheriff’s Office investigation led to a raid at the Penryn Day Spa Tuesday. Two women were arrested - one for prostitution and one for pimping - after an undercover officer was solicited for sex. Guirong Li, 54, of Monterey Park, was arrested for prostitution and Zulgerel Baker, 35, of Rocklin, was … [Read More...]

Running

William Jessup partners to support Rocklin’s Harvest Run on Oct 18

ROCKLIN - William Jessup University welcomes local runners to its growing campus on Saturday, October 18 to participate in Up Capital Management’s inaugural Rocklin Harvest Run, a 5K run slated to begin at 9 a.m. Originated by the investment-advising firm, the event was birthed out of the idea of giving back to local area schools. “We are … [Read More...]

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Roseville Police arrest local woman suspected of smuggling drugs into prison

ROSEVILLE - On Saturday, October 11, Roseville Police detectives, working with investigators from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, arrested a 63-year-old Roseville woman on suspicion of smuggling drugs into San Quentin State Prison to be sold to inmates. Several weeks ago, Roseville Police Vice and Narcotics … [Read More...]