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Kill-A-Watt meter presentations offered in Rocklin, Auburn, Granite Bay

The Sierra Business Council, in partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric Company, will host a series of Kill-A-Watt meter presentations throughout Placer County. Kill-A-Watt is ...

Concerns about surrounding areas come to light in latest ‘trail rage’ meeting

Roseville residents gathered last Thursday to speak with city officials about a proposed bike trail that would link the city to the American River Parkway and parts of Sacramento C ...

Learn how to add water gardens to landscape

A Loomis aquatic gardening specialist will demonstrate how to enhance any yard or outdoor space by adding water gardens to the landscape. Sue Golden, of Golden Pond Water Plants, ...

Placer County wish lists include money to open South Placer jail, smoother roads

  Everything from opening the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility on a scaled-down basis, bumping up the road-repair budget and building on North Auburn’s Placer C ...

Short-sited: How Horizon Charter School’s $800,000 investment went wrong

No school children, no Horizon Charter Schools sign, no teachers, no cars – nothing. On a sunny day in mid February outside 290 Technology Way in Rocklin, the only indicatio ...

Trial begins for couple accused of ‘pimping’ teens in Roseville

After two and a half years of legal maneuvering, a trial began Tuesday morning for Stephen Putnam and Syla Thongsy — both facing felony charges of pimping and pandering teena ...

Merryhill Preschool in Roseville to relocate

Merryhill Preschool on Baseline Road in Roseville will cease operations March 15 and relocate to another facility. Spokeswoman Kathleen Shaffer said the school couldn’t come ...

Biz Buzz: Recent retirement leaves Denios open for new food vendor

After 40 years of having the Morenos serve up signature Mexican food, Denios Farmer’s Market and Swap Meet is greeting the family’s retirement with a call to innovative ...

Roseville City Council to vote on controversial roundabout

The Roseville City Council is scheduled to vote at the Wednesday, March 20 meeting on a controversial proposal for a roundabout to be built at the intersection of Oak Street and Wa ...

Sheriff’s Office receives gaming grant; high-tech camera purchased

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has recently acquired an invaluable tool made possible by a grant from the Thunder Valley Casino, according to a press release from Sheriff ...