Placer County

Residents invited to express concerns over landfill

Residents are invited to talk trash during a community workshop hosted by the Western Placer Waste Management Authority Thursday, Nov. 17, to discuss odor and other operational iss ...

Another View: Remembering heroes of war and at home

Watching on national news, I was proud that friends of mine, Northern California residents and WWII veterans Frank Kageta, Norm Kamada, Leo Hosoda and Jim Iso, were honored with fe ...

Local artists prep for annual studios tour

Sixty-seven local artists are prepping their studios for the 18th annual PlacerArts Autumn Art Studios Tour. Many artists will open their private studios for the self-guided tour, ...

Roseville may consider joining county conservation plan

Roseville is considering whether joining a plan to permanently conserve open space and agricultural land in western Placer County aligns with the city’s vision for the future. S ...

Flu shots available for Placer County residents

Flu season has hit again and health officials say it’s time to protect yourself and your loved ones against the infection by getting the vaccine, which is available from health c ...

Granite Bay garage condos proposed

Granite Bay may get a new garage condo and self-storage facility unless residents voice their concerns, say a husband and wife opposed to the proposed development. The Granite Bay ...

Roseville hosts three medication take-back events

Residents can safely dispose of unused and expired medications at 11 free take-back sites throughout Placer County, including three in Roseville and one in Granite Bay. The event ...

Program offers loans for energy upgrades

With cooler weather around the corner, some local homeowners say they are glad to have made their homes more energy efficient over the summer. But what they are really happy abou ...

Roseville teens cast their first (mock) ballots

Roseville teenagers gave local politicos the third degree during presentations intended to teach youth about the importance of civic engagement. They lobbed questions about taxes, ...

Welcoming place for kids to share dark secrets

There is a place at the Santucci Justice Center in Roseville where kids share some of their most painful secrets. Now the interior walls of that office building are covered with ...

Monument project still needs $40,000

A bronze sculpture to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry has started to take shape, but organizers still need $40,000 to complete the monument. The Japanese American ...

Roseville and Placer County closer to tax-sharing plan

The City of Roseville and Placer County reached a tentative tax-sharing deal today that will permit more than $150 million in infrastructure improvements within the city. The Plac ...

‘Stand Down’ provides critical services for Placer County veterans

During war, it’s called a Stand Down, when battle-weary soldiers drop fall from the front lines for food, rest and revival. But now the Stand Down concept is giving veteran ...

Mosquito samples hit season high for West Nile

Eight new mosquito samples tested positive for West Nile virus this week along the western Placer County border. This is the highest number of positive samples in one week since ...

West Nile virus detected in Placer County

A mosquito sample tested positive for West Nile virus in a rural area of Placer County west of Lincoln, officials announced Tuesday. The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control Distri ...