California’s Drought: Understanding California’s climate, water systems, history and the challenges ahead

California faces its most severe drought emergency in decades. Californians have been called to reduce water, and businesses, farms, and reservoirs are running dry. As part of the NCC Science Series, Sierra College Professor Carol Jean Cox will give a presentation that outlines California’s climate, its 20th century water systems, ground water … [Read More...]

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Placer joins Sacramento and Yuba counties with new emergency notification system

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with emergency response agencies throughout Placer, Sacramento and Yuba counties, has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency mass notification system. It provides critical information, delivered quickly. Now is the time for the public to sign up to receive notifications – if we can’t reach … [Read More...]


California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce elects Manuel Cosme Jr. as Chairman, Frank Montes as Vice Chair

SACRAMENTO – Members of the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, the premier organization promoting the development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and emerging Latino businesses in California, have elected Manuel Cosme Jr. as Chairman and Frank Montes as Vice Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. Cosme and Montes were elected to their … [Read More...]

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2014 Annual Fish n’ Kids Fishing Derby on Labor Day in Lincoln

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Pairings announced for the 5th Annual Sample the Sierra

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Sixteen booths will showcase unique collaborations of flavors and styles distinct to the Sierra Nevada region at the 5th Annual Sample the Sierra, Lake Tahoe’s only farm-to-fork festival. This food and wine festival brings together local chefs and restaurants with neighboring growers and producers to create delectable samples … [Read More...]

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Sierra College Energy Technology students rank among the highest in the nation

ROCKLIN - The Sierra College Energy Technology students who took the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Entry-level exam in June 2014, all passed. (100% pass rate)  For the last five years students in the program have achieved an average pass rate of 91% on the NABCEP Entry-level exam.  National pass rates for the exam average … [Read More...]

Hot Pink Fun Run

Downtown Roseville to be ‘In the Pink’ once again

Hot Pink Fun Run Unites Runners, Researchers, Volunteers and Sponsors Against Breast Cancer ROSEVILLE - Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Hot Pink Fun Run, a family-friendly run, walk and fun zone on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Proceeds from the Fun Run will again benefit the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment, an organization founded by … [Read More...]


PCWA sees opportunity in water bond election

AUBURN - Funding for water resource improvements in Placer County could be possible if California voters support the $7.12 billion bond issue on the Nov. 4 ballot, it was reported at Thursday’s (Aug. 21) meeting of the Placer County Water Agency Board of Directors. PCWA leaders have been studying the funding opportunities following the State … [Read More...]

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Placer County Republican Party announces endorsements from 2014 Convention

LOOMIS – The Placer County Republican Party today announced the following endorsements in local races for the November 2014 election. The selections were made during a Saturday convention of delegates at Del Oro High School in Loomis. The convention only considered endorsements in contested local races as state and federal endorsements were made … [Read More...]


California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce announces award recipients for 2014 Annual Convention

SACRAMENTO – The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce’s annual convention in Orange County came to a close Friday, August 15th and concluded with announcements regarding this year’s award recipients. Marking its 36th year of empowering Latino business entrepreneurs and business professionals throughout the state of California, this year’s … [Read More...]