volunteers

Celebrity hosts Roseville ceremony to honor volunteers

Celebrity host Stan Atkinson was in town to honor residents at Sun City Roseville on Sunday, Oct. 30. Some 300 Sun City residents and guests honored 10 of their neighbors for ...

Old bridge removed to create salmon habitat

The City of Roseville is removing a long-standing physical barrier in Secret Ravine Creek that will open up 10 more miles of salmon habitat. The project involves removing an ...

‘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 ...

Foster-youth group wants more men to join volunteer ranks

Don Genasci has no problem getting his hands dirty. The large backyard of his Roseville house is finely manicured with Himalayan birch, redwood and red maple trees, several plants ...

For Placer Food Bank recipients, need is year round

Every week, Mike Duda hops up into the driver’s seat of a 24-foot-long refrigerated truck and takes off around Roseville. But he doesn’t know much about the vehicle he drives. ...

Volunteers brave weather, plant trees

Wind and rain didn't keep nearly 30 volunteers from participating in a tree-planting event Saturday at Blue Oaks Park in Roseville. Among the volunteers was a group of Girl Scouts ...

Salvation Army of Roseville honors volunteers

The Salvation Army of Roseville considers volunteers the backbone of a community. So the nonprofit Christian organization honored its own volunteers with an annual banquet Tuesday ...

Rocklin’s Davis family gets a new home habitat

No longer will the Davis family of eight be sharing one bathroom. Thanks to The Foothills Habitat for Humanity of Placer County, they will become owners of a four-bedroom, two-ba ...

Volunteers key to Salvation Army’s South Placer work

Christmas and the New Year have come and gone one more time. What we do could not have been done without the help of so many of you as our volunteers. Because of your help, we w ...

Vigilant trail maintenance keeps local endurance events running

Cancellation of the Western States Endurance Run won’t slow year-round trail maintenance efforts that depend on volunteer help. The Western States Trail had been the subject of e ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Mountain Rescue Team seeking volunteers

The Placer County Sheriff’s Mountain Rescue Team is currently recruiting new volunteer members. The team is seeking men and women over the age of 21 who have a desire to be par ...

Volunteer gardeners dig into mud to plant new park

LOOMIS ” Wet weather and muddy soil didn't stop more than 60 volunteers from planting 2,400 shrubs and cover plants at the nearly completed Franklin School Community Park in Loom ...

Placer Superior Court seeks grand jurors

The Superior Court of California, county of Placer, is seeking applications from Placer County citizens interested in an opportunity to serve on the 2008-2009 grand jury. The gran ...