Placer County

Prescription discount program celebrates second anniversary

The Coast2Coast RX program recently celebrated its two-year anniversary of its free prescription program in Placer County, saving residents more than $693,000 since 2010, according ...

Placer County sees first West Nile death in years

Howard Stoltz of Granite Bay became the first human fatality in Placer County from complications of the West Nile virus in at least six years – a sad but not surprising result of ...

Roseville martial artist will see and be seen in Poomsae Championship

There will be several competitors from Placer County competing in the fourth annual Sacramento Technical Poomsae Championship on Saturday at the Mather Sports Complex.There will be ...

Avoid the 7 Placer DUI Task Force set for crackdown on impaired driving

If you drink and drive in Placer County beware, the Avoid the 7 Placer County DUI Task Force is joining with law enforcement throughout the state for the "Drive Sober or Get P ...

Remodel nears completion on Lazarus transitional home

Nine young adults spent Thursday morning putting up sheetrock and priming walls as part of a home-remodel project in Roseville. But this isn't just any house. This is a transition ...

Placer County Fair an annual tradition for some residents

Not even an hour after the annual Placer County Fair opened Thursday afternoon and Roseville resident Tai French's three little kids were winning goldfish. All it took was the tos ...

Placer County Fair organizer bringing back "community feel"

Throughout California, fairs are at risk. In 2011, the state eliminated fair funding from its budget. That meant the loss of $200,000 in government assistance last year and this y ...

Bat tests positive for rabies in south Placer County

An injured bat tested positive for rabies, according to a news release issued Thursday. The Mexican Free-Tailed Bat, which is native to North America and abundant in Placer County ...

Placer County voter turnout falls on lower end of projections

Placer County voter turnout was on the low end of expectations but still above the state average. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley had projected a turnout of between 46 a ...

Jewish center in Granite Bay delayed due to lack of funds

It may not look like it, but about $200,000 worth of work has been completed on Placer County's first Chabad house since its groundbreaking more than two years ago. The 7,400-squa ...