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Placer Sheriff’s Office To Lower Flag On Monday

Placer Sheriff’s Office To Lower Flag On Monday

On Monday, May 15, Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office will lower its flags to remember the more than 20,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in this nation’s history. This tribute to American law enforcement is part of the historic crime bill signed…

Placer County Crime Report

Placer County Crime Report

April 18 Mochel Diana Medlin, 20, of Carmichael was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin in the 1200 block of Athens Avenue in rural Lincoln. April 17 Two Super 8 employees said they responded to a noise complaint emanating from a unit and ended up being tackled as a…

Strong Economic Growth In South Placer

Strong Economic Growth In South Placer

Led by strong growth in the health care, professional services and residential construction industries, south Placer County is thriving according to a new report on the area’s employment profile. In support of developing the Sunset Area in the unincorporated portion of the county near Roseville, Rocklin and Lincoln, the county’s…

State Seeks Public Comment For New Climate Adaption Strategy

State Seeks Public Comment For New Climate Adaption Strategy

Today the California Natural Resources Agency released a draft of the Safeguarding California Plan: 2017 Update and seeks public comment on the State’s strategy for adapting to a changing climate. The draft Safeguarding update released today builds on eight years of action by various state departments and shows progress since…

City Works Day Coming To Folsom May 17th

City Works Day Coming To Folsom May 17th

Climb aboard a fire engine, sit in the driver’s seat of a garbage truck, meet police officers and more at Folsom’s annual City Works Day on May 17. The free, popular annual event is designed to educate the community about the City’s many programs and services. City Works Day will…

Flag Football Played In Honor Of A Fallen Hero

Flag Football Played In Honor Of  A Fallen Hero

In honor of a fallen hero, Detective Michael Davis Jr., a flag football tournament took place over the weekend at Del Oro High School in Loomis. This was the seventh year that the tournament has raised funds for the Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy. However, this was the third year…

Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Recognized At North Lake Tahoe Chamber Awards

Businesses, Organizations and Individuals Recognized At North Lake Tahoe Chamber Awards

Crystal Jacobsen, a principal planner for Placer County, was given the public servant of the year award at the 63rd North Lake Tahoe Chamber Awards for her work on the Tahoe Basin Area Plan. The plan, which took five years to complete and included more than 100 public meetings, replaces…

Early Release of $3 Million To Fund Oroville Community Projects

Early Release of $3 Million To Fund Oroville Community Projects

The Department of Water Resources (DWR), the City of Oroville, and surrounding community partners announced on Thursday, May 4, the early release of $3 million from a fund to support recreation, tourism, and related economic development projects. The fund, known as the Supplemental Benefits Fund (SBF), is intended to help…

The Sacramento Region’s Big Day Of Giving Raises Over $6 Million In 24 Hours

The Sacramento Region’s Big Day Of Giving Raises Over $6 Million In 24 Hours

Big Day of Giving is a 24-hour online giving challenge that brings together the region’s nonprofit community to help raise much needed unrestricted funds and shine a spotlight on the work nonprofits do to make the four county Sacramento region the place we call home. For the past few years,…

Historic Snowpack Means Higher and Colder Water Flows, Warns PG&E and Division of Boating and Waterways

Historic Snowpack Means Higher and Colder Water Flows, Warns PG&E and Division of Boating and Waterways

California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) warn water enthusiasts of colder and higher river stream flows this spring and summer. Higher flows from record rainfall in many parts of the state and continuing snowmelt this spring, are expected to last…