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Mental health, substance use recovery to be celebrated Saturday

Placer County residents of all ages are invited to the annual “Recovery Happens” event Saturday at Recreation Park in Auburn. The annual, family-friendly event celebra ...

South Placer calendar, starting Sept. 7

South Placer County calendar   Friday, Sept. 7 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time Fridays is from 10:30 ...

Loomis to get new fire engine

Residents are invited to welcome the newest member of South Placer Fire District Station 28 Wednesday with the public unveiling of a new Type 1 structure engine. The station will ...

National curling action sweeps into Placer for Labor Day weekend

Labor Day weekend is often celebrated by camping, barbecuing and having fun in the sun.  However, this weekend, Placer County welcomes something a little different than your t ...

Rocklin addresses Granite Bluff issues

The Granite Bluff development in Rocklin is currently under construction with more than 200 single-family homes being built. It’s located across the street from Sierra Colle ...

Quarry Park scheduled to open Sept. 15

Visitors to a highly-anticipated amusement park opening will have to wait a little longer. Sept. 15 is now scheduled to be the tentative opening date for Quarry Park Adventures Par ...

Placer County ‘gloved robber’ still at large

Although leads are being followed up, there is no suspect in custody as of press time for a bank robber who has hit at least two area banks, according to law enforcement officials. ...

Rocklin City Council praises new city clerk

In a short 55-minute meeting, the big Rocklin City Council news was the hiring of a new city clerk. Council members unanimously praised the decision as Mona Forster takes the helm ...

Rocklin teachers strike still looming

“One percent can’t pay the bills” was the sentiment (and a sign) Wednesday as more than 100 parents took to the streets at nearly every Rocklin elementary school ...

Placer County squeaks into state’s Top 10 employment rank

Placer County’s jobless rate is holding onto its ranking as one of the lowest in the state, with a 3.3 percent rate that was good enough for 10th place in California, accordi ...

Be part of the proposed sports/event center discussion

Fairgrounds can be much more than just a venue for the annual county fair a few days each year. The estimated total economic impact of all 77 fairgrounds’ events and fair op ...

Public input sought on proposed Sports and Event Center

Placer County is seeking public input on the draft environmental report for the proposed Placer County Sports and Event Center project @the Grounds, formerly known as the Placer Co ...

William Jessup rolls out red carpet for new students

  The first day on a college campus can be an intimidating one for most incoming freshmen. Setting up the dorm room, trying to make new friends, learning the campus layout, ...

South Placer calendar

South Placer calendar   Friday, Aug. 31 Yoga class is from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Loomis Train Depot, 5775 Horseshoe Bar Road. Story Time Fridays is from 10:30 to 11 ...

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...