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National Dam Safety Awareness Day

National Dam Safety Awareness Day

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an evacuation plan. PG&E’s 97 storage reservoirs are used primarily for generating…

Free Event In Auburn To Help Families Stay Active In Summer

Free Event In Auburn To Help Families Stay Active In Summer

Sami’s Circuit, a free community wellness event for children and families, will take place on June 3 in Auburn. Hosted by Placer County’s Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention program, the event aims to encourage kids and families to remain active with the theme “Power Up Your Summer.” It will be…

Placer PROTECT To Host Event Aimed To Protect Against Elder Abuse

Placer PROTECT To Host Event Aimed To Protect Against Elder Abuse

A growing concern for Placer County residents is being met with a free event next month called “Aging Safely.” At this morning’s Meddlers meeting the Placer County District Attorney Office made a presentation on different ways that people are taking advantage of the county’s elders. The most common form of…

Baseball On Memorial Day: Lincoln Potters Fan Fest

Baseball On Memorial Day: Lincoln Potters Fan Fest

If you are looking for a fun family event for this Memorial Day, come check out the Lincoln Potters on Monday at McBean Ball Park located in downtown Lincoln. The Potters will have a split team scrimmage and a meet and greet autograph session following the game. The Potters open…

Placer Boys Volleyball Team Upset In Semifinals

Placer Boys Volleyball Team Upset In Semifinals

The Pacific Collegiate School boy’s volleyball team didn’t let traffic delays stop them from upsetting Placer High School last night. The Pumas spent six hours on the road in a trip that would normally take half that time from Santa Cruz to Auburn to play in the semifinals at Earl…

Survive the Drive Coming To Placer County This Weekend

Survive the Drive Coming To Placer County This Weekend

A Placer County championship NASCAR race team is holding a safety clinic for teenage drivers. Bill McAnally Racing will host the “Survive the Drive” program Saturday at its Roseville facility at 900 Riverside Avenue. Two sessions are being provided for Saturday’s clinic: the first from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and…

Local Caltrans Employees Awarded Governor’s Medal of Valor

Local Caltrans Employees Awarded Governor’s Medal of Valor

Three Caltrans District 3 employees of the Whitmore Maintenance Station on Interstate 80 who showed courage in the face of danger were presented with the Governor’s State Employee Medal of Valor Award at a ceremony Tuesday at the California Highway Patrol Academy in West Sacramento. “These men are true heroes,”…

Five Arrested For Monday’s Smash And Grap Jewelry Store Robbery At Galleria

Five Arrested For Monday’s Smash And Grap Jewelry Store Robbery At Galleria

Roseville police have identified all five men arrested in connection to a brazen smash and grab robbery at a jewelry store in the Roseville Galleria mall Monday. DeVon’s Jewelry store, inside the Roseville Galleria, closed for business Tuesday to allow for repair of shattered display cases as well as to…

Planning Award For Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

Planning Award For Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

The Sacramento Valley Section of the American Planning Association awarded the Tahoe Basin Area Plan its Award of Excellence in Comprehensive Planning: Small Jurisdiction.  The American Planning Association California Awards Program encourages quality in planning and increases public awareness of the planning profession by recognizing outstanding achievement. The Tahoe Basin…

Sutter Health Sponsors Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Football Brain Injury Research

Sutter Health Sponsors Celebrity Golf Classic Benefiting Football Brain Injury Research

Northern California’s Sutter Health signed on to be the title sponsor of a celebrity golf tournament raising funds for research on traumatic brain injuries in high school football. The Game-Changer Celebrity Golf Classic, headlined by many former Oakland Raiders and other NFL greats, will be held June 16 and 17…