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13 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer County gets a new animal shelter

The Board of Supervisors last week unanimously approved a new $22.1 million state-of-the-art animal services center in north Auburn.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA, Rocklin, CA, Tahoe Vista, CA, Roseville, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Gophers and voles cause garden havoc

Questions are answered by master gardeners at the UC Cooperative Extension services in Sacramento and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sacramento County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

$22 Million Animal Services Center in Auburn Moves Forward

The Placer County Board of Supervisors awarded a design-build contract on Tuesday that paves the way for construction of a long-planned Animal Services Center in North Auburn that will serve domestic and farm animals as well as exotic species.

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Related Topix: North Auburn, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Truckee, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Laura's Law Implementation in Placer County

Placer County became the sixth county in California Tuesday to implement Laura's Law - a state statute that authorizes court-ordered assisted outpatient treatment of residents with severe mental illness in some cases.

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Related Topix: Nevada County, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Sacramento area leaders urge more study of Valero rail plan

Sacramento area leaders this week mailed a letter to Benicia urging more study of safety concerns stemming from Valero's crude-by-rail plan.

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Related Topix: Roseville, CA, Train Disaster, Yolo County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Motorists should plan for overnight I-80 detours for two days in September

Motorists planning to travel overnight on Interstate 80 over two days next month will have to take 56-mile detour as part of the California Department of Transportation's Raise 80 project.

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Related Topix: Colfax, CA, Auburn, CA, Truckee, CA, Loomis, CA, Nevada City, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tasting nirvana: Food, wine, beer events for fall

The Sacramento region is home to -- and a gateway to -- many of the world's best wineries, breweries and food.

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Related Topix: Dining, Beer, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer County supervisors implement Laura's Law

Placer County supervisors this week voted to implement Laura's Law, a state statute that allows for court-ordered treatment for those with severe mental illness.

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Related Topix: Nevada County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

William Jessup University marks 10 years in Placer County

William Jessup University this week is celebrating 10 years at its Rocklin campus, once the site of an old Herman Miller furniture factory.

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Related Topix: William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Updated asthma prevalence in Greater Sacramento Region

" California Breathing is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with asthma in California by leading the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Asthma in California .

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Related Topix: California, Yolo, CA, Health Care Provider, Health, El Dorado County, CA, Sacramento County, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer Water Agency Eyes $7 Billion Bond Opportunity

Funding for water resource improvements in Placer County could be possible if California voters support the $7.12 billion bond issue on the Nov. 4 ballot, it was reported at Thursday's meeting of the Placer County Water Agency Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Placer Republican Party Announces Endorsements

The selections were made during a Saturday convention of delegates at Del Oro High School in Loomis.

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Related Topix: Loomis, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation, Aug. 25

The woman, whose name hasn't been released, has been feeding bears for years in her yard at Kings Beach, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA

KTVN Reno

Attacked woman may face first bear-feeding charges

A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals.

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Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA

My Mother Lode

Attacked woman may face first bear feeding charges

A Lake Tahoe woman who was attacked by a black bear in her backyard could become the first person in the area charged with illegally feeding the wild animals.

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Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Prized plume flower looks sad

Questions are answered by master gardeners at the UC Cooperative Extension services in Sacramento and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sacramento County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Knco radio

NID Begins Planning for a New Reservoir

Your NID Board of Directors on Wednesday took a historic step into the water future of Nevada and Placer counties.

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Related Topix: Nevada County, CA, Alternative Energy, Colfax, CA, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Anderson: Chando's Tacos, Paragary's delay opening dates for their restaurants

The debut of a new Chando's Tacos and the makeover of Paragary's Bar & Oven are taking a bit longer than expected, so diners won't be able to get a table at either for a while longer.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Roseville, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Federal Subpoena Served to Placer County Sheriff's Office

Due to legal constraints, we are unable to discuss the nature of these allegations.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KCRA-TV Sacramento

3 arrested in Auburn in alleged baby formula thefts

The Placer County Sheriff's Department arrested three people and are looking for a fourth person in connection with the theft of a large amount of baby formula from an Auburn store, officials said Thursday.

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