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Free Identity Theft Prevention Class

Free Identity Theft Prevention Class

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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is offering a free identity theft prevention class on Monday, June 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Auburn Justice Center.                                      The class is open to the public and will be held in the community room at the sheriff’s headquarters, 2929 Richardson Drive…

Supervisorial Candidate Comes out Swinging

Supervisorial Candidate Comes out Swinging

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Candidate for District 2 Supervisor Regy Bronner, running against Incumbent Supervisor Robert Weygandt has come out swinging saying in a news release Tuesday that Placer County is not well managed, and not as fiscally strong or safe as the current incumbent portrays it to be. Bronner, a Navy submarine veteran…

EMERGENCY DRILL TO BE HELD SATURDAY AT ROCKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

EMERGENCY DRILL TO BE HELD SATURDAY AT ROCKLIN HIGH SCHOOL

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LARGE EMERGENCY DRILL TO BE HELD SATURDAY MAY 17 AT ROCKLIN HIGH SCHOOL Residents need not be alarmed if they spot scores of emergency vehicles at Rocklin High School on Saturday, May 17 Emergency agencies from throughout the area will be participating in a drill, not a real-life emergency. The…

Placer Land Trust Protects American River Land

Placer Land Trust Protects American River Land

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AUBURN, CA – Placer Land Trust has announced the acquisition and permanent protection of 417 acres along the North Fork of the American River across from Sore Finger Point at Big Bend. Acquisition by the property, called the “Big Bend North Fork Preserve”, will permanently prohibit any residential incursion into…

Amgen in Auburn

Amgen in Auburn

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Volunteers gathered behind Auburn’s City Hall around 10:30 am for one final briefing from Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn on their roll in the Amgen tour of California Bicycle race. Amgen day 1 Auburn Mayor Bridgette powers also thanked the volunteers for making the event go smoothly. Amgen day 2…

Nevada Union High School Vandalized

Nevada Union High School Vandalized

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Nevada Union High school Suffered severe vandalism over night. Students lockers were broken into and the contents were strewn around the campus. Students are encouraged to go to the school and claim their property. A reward is being offered to anyone with information about he vandals who may be responsible.…

Placer Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Two for ID Theft

Placer Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest  Two for ID Theft

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Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two Richmond residents at the Rocklin Target store Tuesday on charges of identity theft, burglary, grand theft and use of a fraudulent access device. A group of Richmond residents was arrested at the Auburn Target store on similar charges two weeks ago. Darryl Lee Brown,…

Bureau of Reclamations Released 70K Acre Feet of Water

Bureau of Reclamations Released 70K Acre Feet of Water

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The California Bureau of Reclamations has released more than 70,000 acre feet of water from dams on the American and Stanislaus rivers. The Placer County water Agency or PCWA says it is very concerned about what the state’s plan is for this summer and next year if the drought persists.…

Over 3 Million Dollars Raised on Big Day of Giving

Over 3 Million Dollars Raised on Big Day of Giving

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The BIG Day of Giving on May 6th was truly historical for our community. Ilene Speaker with the Placer community Foundation has the numbers.             Big day Totals 1 Non-profits raised thousands of dollars but one particular Land Trust was a stand out.             Big day Totals 2 This total was the…

Pertussis Death in Placer County

Pertussis Death in Placer County

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The Placer County Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that Pertussis, better known as whooping cough, has claimed the life of a Placer County infant less than six months of age. Dr. Robert Oldham, the Public Health Officer for Placer County emphasizes that it is important for both…