green

Plug pulled on Placer County’s green loans program but red ink still flows

The future’s not so bright for a Placer County loan program set up to help finance greener homes. Not only has the Federal Housing Finance Agency put the fledgling mPower progra ...

Greening the holidays

With the holiday season underway, we have a chance to give thanks for our blessings while celebrating them with family and friends. With that comes the opportunity to help green ...

Placer Green Youth Summit slated Sunday

On Sunday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the City of Roseville will be hosting its first-ever Placer Green Youth Summit at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center located at 15 ...

One meal a month for Mother Earth

For many of us, saving energy and going green means recycling our cans and bottles and using florescent light bulbs. For Roseville resident Gopal Kapur, it’s much more. Kapur, a ...

Clean and green in Roseville

A downturn in the economy has everyone looking for ways to save. The do-it-yourself approach to keeping the car clean might save a few dollars, but at what cost to the environment ...

Tahoe Olympics bid needs to get a green light

If white is the color of success for the Winter Olympics, green is a close second. Green, as in the money that can be made from hosting the world’s grandest wi ...

Earth Day events abound

Here’s a truth that’s anything but inconvenient: south Placer abounds with ways to be green for Earth Day this year. From earth education and celebration events, to a myriad o ...

On-site electronics shredding

– Editor’s note: This is the first of three articles in honor of Earth Day, sharing ways residents and businesses can reduce their impact on the environment and build a greener ...

Where to go for the green

St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday this year. For those who didn't adhere to the Catholic church's directive to celebrate it on Friday, that means slim pickins for celebrating the ...

Roseville companies go for the green

For companies that want to go green, it takes more than just recycling aluminum cans and turning off the computers at night. Although those steps do help, it's not that easy to be ...