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Placer County Annual Property Assessment Roll up 7.01% from last year

http://www.placer.ca.gov/~/media/asr/Press-Releases/News201401.pdf  Placer County Assessor Kristen Spears announced today that the 2014 Assessment Roll increased 7.01% from last year. The annual property assessment roll generates the property tax revenue that is used to fund education, criminal justice, health, welfare, transportation, and many … [Read More...]

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Woman attacked early this morning – detectives looking for assailant

Placer County sheriff’s detectives are looking for a man who attacked a woman at her north Auburn home early this morning. At 1:18 a.m., the woman was outside her home on Quartz Drive when she was approached by a white male in his late 20s or early 30s. The man exhibited a weapon and forced the woman into her apartment where he physically … [Read More...]

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Governor Brown signs bill limiting full-contact practices in youth football

They are starting younger these days.  Little kids in full pads - hitting the football field and each other.  With the awareness of serious concussions on the rise, state legislators saw the need to limit the amount of times our kids are practicing at full-contact speed. Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2127 (AB2127) yesterday, thereby … [Read More...]

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City of Roseville reminds us about water efficiency

It's crunch time! Hot weather is here and will be here for several more weeks. This normally means increased water usage outside to keep landscapes looking good. But this is certainly not a normal year. We are in the grips of a record-breaking, multi-year drought. Folsom Lake levels are dropping. It’s always important to use water efficiently, … [Read More...]

Sample the Sierra

Sample the Sierra to award Best Tasting Experience

LAKE TAHOE - Festival goers will have their say this Labor Day weekend as Sample the Sierra adds a competitive edge to the food and wine festival with the introduction of a new award – Best Tasting Experience! Attendees will vote for the booth that has their favorite flavorful creation that includes fresh ingredients that are prepared by a local … [Read More...]

Liberty Utilities vandalism

Vandalism prompts Liberty Utilities to request public’s help in reporting suspicious activity

LAKE TAHOE - Liberty Utilities is once again asking for the public’s help after experiencing an extreme act of vandalism of its 25 kV power line last week.  The line runs along the western slope of I-80 west providing power to the Floriston/Farad area, and was affected on July 10th afternoon when a vandal used a chain saw to cut down a power pole … [Read More...]

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Warning issued to not use certain tattoo products due to risk of serious infection

SACRAMENTO - Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, warned consumers not to use White & Blue Lion tattoo products because testing has found microbial bacterial contamination in both the inks and needles. Use of the contaminated inks or needles may result in bacterial infection … [Read More...]

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Vacant seat on Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council

Placer County is accepting applications from community members interested in filling a vacancy on the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council. The Placer County Board of Supervisors has not set a deadline for filling the vacant position, but hopes to do so soon. Fourth District Supervisor Kirk Uhler, the board member who represents Granite Bay, … [Read More...]

National night out

2014 National Night Out is August 5th

Each community member is invited to join their neighborhood watch group and the  Rocklin Police Department for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.  National Night Out is an annual nationwide event designed to increase neighborhood spirit, raise crime prevention awareness, and build community and City staff partnerships. On August … [Read More...]

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Sierra College CACT provides Value Stream Mapping Training

The Continuous Improvement Network, with training partner Sierra College CACT, will conduct Value Stream Mapping training in August to help Northern California organizations expand capacity without additional expense, resulting in a better bottom line. Northern California employers can discover ways to boost profits by increasing capacity without … [Read More...]