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Food Bank to host charity run in Rocklin

In an attempt to raise money for a program it started last year, Placer Food Bank will host its first-ever Run for Compassion next month at Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin. The ...

Bountiful View: Placer County farm strives for eco-balance

Mount Pleasant Farm & Gardens in Lincoln is not your typical modern-day industrial farm, instead harkening back to another era when agriculture operated as part of a larger bio ...

Bank of America helps the hungry

Bank of America volunteers gather at the Placer Food Bank with executive director of the Placer Food Bank, Dave Martinez, and Bank of America Senior Vice President Lori Rianda. Ban ...

Community action agency announces 2014 subcontracts

Project GO, Inc., the Roseville-based Placer County Community Action Agency, has completed its 2014-15 community needs assessment. Based on public input, it was determined that th ...

Roseville neighbors raise money for 888 turkeys

A neighborhood in west Roseville has come together once again to provide turkeys to people in need for Thanksgiving, and this is biggest year yet for donations. Residents in the B ...

Roseville group donates 4,000 cereal packs to Placer Food Bank

Roseville-based Family Green Survival delivered 4,000 bags of cereal packs — equating to 16,000 breakfast servings — to the Placer Food Bank Oct. 14, as part of the gro ...

Placer food systems report explains local need

A new report outlines the recent increase in food insecurity in Placer County. The report found: • Over the past five years, applications for food assistance have increased 2 ...

Help the hungry at food bank event

A spaghetti dinner to support the Placer Food Bank will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Alta Manor, 930 Oak Ridge Drive, Roseville. The dinner will include spaghetti, garl ...

South Placer seniors give back to communities

From visiting home-bound individuals to mending library books, area seniors who volunteer said they enjoy contributing to the health of their communities. Sue Batz, 69, and her hu ...

Community gathers for 'Empty Bowls' fundraiser

The Placer Food Bank, which serves 42,000 hungry individuals each month in Placer County and beyond, held its third annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Thursday in Roseville.  Do ...