US Forest Service

Tahoe National Forest lifts fire restrictions yet fire season is not over

NEVADA CITY – Forest Supervisor Tom Quinn announced that fire restrictions in the Tahoe National Forest have been lifted as of yesterday. Recent precipitation and conditions in the forest prompted the decision to end the restrictions. When restrictions are lifted, recreationists may have campfires outside of designated campgrounds with a valid … [Read More...]

Placer Search and Rescue

PCSO Search and Rescue fundraising begins

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue teams have started their annual telemarketing fundraising drive throughout the county. This year, Search and Rescue is again raising money to purchase mobile communications equipment for the Lake Tahoe area. Search and Rescue volunteers donate thousands of hours each year to locate lost … [Read More...]

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Suspected drug dealer arrested – over a pound of meth & $40K in cash seized

Last Tuesday, Roseville Police officers contacted a probationer and searched his home in Carmichael, finding a large quantity of illegal drugs, several firearms, and other evidence of high-level drug sales, including more than $40,000 in cash. Roseville narcotics detectives suspected that Joshua Holmboe was both selling illegal drugs directly to … [Read More...]

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U.S. HealthWorks announces offer to administer flu shots at local Sacramento-area businesses

Flu season is rapidly approaching and the universal message coming from anyone in the medical profession is – Get a flu shot now. To help combat the flu earlier this year and avoid unwanted sick days, one national health care provider is offering businesses an old-fashioned method of delivering care – we’ll come to you. U.S. HealthWorks … [Read More...]

Rocklin Police Dept

Rocklin Police Issue Press Release On Early Morning Standoff

ROCKLIN -- Rocklin Police today issued a detailer report on the events leading up to a standoff with a man on Galaxy Lane in the Rocklin Highlands neighborhood. The standoff ended peacefully. Below is a text of the Police Department's press release -- further below are earlier communications from the Rocklin PD. On September 30, 2014 at 2:56 … [Read More...]

Abbey Williams-Campbell (left), Jack Graham (center) and Sidney Raey-Gonzales (right) lead the mad-capped fun in Sierra College’s hilarious production of Neil Simon’s Rumors!

Sierra College Theatre Arts Department presents ‘Rumors’ a farcical comedy by Neil Simon

ROCKLIN - Sierra College Theatre Arts Department announces its fall production of Rumors, by Neil Simon. The show runs October 24, through November 2, 2014 and is directed by Scott Adams. Rumors takes place in a large, tastefully renovated, Victorian house in Sneden's Landing, New York where the Deputy Mayor has just shot himself. Though only a … [Read More...]

Roseville Firefighters with local Roseville students

Benefit Golf Tournament supports Roseville’s Outstanding Teachers’ Fund

Roseville Firefighters will hold their 23rd annual Benefit Tournament on Monday, Oct. 13 at Timber Creek Golf Club in Roseville. This year’s tournament benefits the group’s Outstanding Teacher Fund for the Roseville City, Dry Creek and the Roseville High School districts. The golf tournament will be held at the Timber Creek facility in Sun … [Read More...]

Water

Rocklin’s Sierra College expected to decrease annual water use by 30 percent

Conversion of sports fields to drought-resistant turf realizes big gains  In recent years, Colin Irwin, deputy director of plant operations at Sierra College, and his department colleagues have been aggressively implementing water saving measures.  While the Sierra Joint Community College District Rocklin’s holdings consist of slightly more than … [Read More...]

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City of Rocklin saves almost 26 million gallons of water by removing some landscape grass, shutting down water parks

The City of Rocklin has been aggressively embracing water-conservation efforts in recent years, but the current drought conditions definitely expedited its long-term plan. The city has removed grass alongside many roadways and in medians, replanted a soccer field with a more water-friendly turf, shut down its three water parks and completed an … [Read More...]

Museum Day

Free event this Saturday: 10th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live

Enjoy free admission, guided tours (10am and 1pm), and a day full of children’s activities at Maidu Museum & Historic Site as part of the 10th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live event on Saturday, September 27, 9am-4pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Walk outside along … [Read More...]