Placer County

Nonprofits can apply for grants through city of Roseville

Nonprofit organizations serving residents of Roseville and south Placer County can now apply for grant funding through the city of Roseville. Up to $495,000 will be available for ...

Placer SPCA in search of larger facility

The Placer Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is looking to relocate to a larger facility by the end of 2012 to expand its services and increase its capacity to house ...

Holiday party offers reprieve from cancer

For one evening earlier this month, childhood cancer patients and families had a chance to enjoy the holidays without having to think about cancer. The Keaton Raphael Memorial ho ...

Roseville eighth graders donate 100 items to local family in need

In less than two weeks, a group of eighth graders purchased and wrapped about 100 Christmas presents for a local family in need — including two bikes decorated with bows. The st ...

Take the monument challenge

Residents are being asked to donate money toward the building and installation of a bronze monument to honor World War II veterans of Japanese ancestry and the thousands of people ...

Lyon agents in Roseville distribute 215 coats for people in need

Lyon Real Estate agents, brokers and support staff in Roseville and Rocklin recently distributed more than 200 coats for adults and children in need. They added those jackets to a ...

Landfill smell concerns residents

Until 2005, the Western Placer Waste Management Authority didn’t have a process for documenting odor complaints, and they didn’t need one. The agency had operated the ...

Placer Food Bank’s backpack program feeds hungry kids in Roseville

During the week, a child living in a food-insecure household has access to a free or reduced-price lunch at school. So what happens when the weekend comes? Food insecurity means ...