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Placer County Fairgrounds opens to Oroville spillway evacuees

The Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville has opened to accommodate those who are impacted by the dangers of a possible failure of the Oroville Dam emergency spillway. With more than 100,000 people … Continue reading →

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“The Placer Life” Podcast

Hugging George Lucas: Placer artist Frank Ordaz’s journey from Star Wars to the Sierra

Did you know that Placer County has a fun connection to the classic “Star Wars” franchise? Auburn artist Frank Ordaz painted many of the backdrops for … Continue reading →

Lost in the wilderness: The harrowing story of missing hiker Cody Michael

Rocklin hiker Cody Michael made international news last May when he went missing in one of the most rugged areas of Placer County. Found four days … Continue reading →

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