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3 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Cheeseweed eludes his efforts to cut it out

Garden Detective: Reader Scott Honda has been battling with this demon weed, which is winning.

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

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

PCWA Limits Outdoor Watering to Two Days Per Week

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency on Thursday adopted new drought emergency regulations as mandated by the State Water Resources Control Board.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Roseville, CA, Applegate, CA, Meadow Vista, CA, Weimar, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Severe Drought Spurs Additional Water Saving Measures

As the lingering effects of a multi-year drought continue to cast their parched shadow on much of California, Placer County continues to take steps to reduce water use and eliminate water waste.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Auburn, CA, Roseville, CA

Sacramento Today

Sacramento Man Arrested following Tahoe Pursuit

Placer County Detectives arrested 20 year-old Michael Anthony Potter of Sacramento, California on numerous charges including burglary, possession of stolen property, conspiracy, evading officers, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

More studies under way on potential Squaw development impacts

The Squaw Valley village proposal at build-out can be seen, along with resort ski lifts and runs, all of which are lit, in this model that can be viewed by the public at Base Camp, located next to Wanderlust Yoga Studio on First Street in the village.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA, Olympic Valley, CA, Fire, Kings Beach, CA, Truckee, CA

Business Journal

Future of Squaw Valley tied to pair of proposals

What the popular getaway spot Squaw Valley looks like in the future, and who decides that, is being set by a proposals being considered by different agencies in Placer County.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA, Olympic Valley, CA

KRNV-TV Reno

1 arrested in Tahoe City jewelry store heist

A sheriff's deputy who was driving past a jewelry store in Tahoe City when he heard a window smash nabbed one of three suspects and recovered the stolen jewelry.

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Related Topix: Tahoe City, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sand fire 95 percent contained, small fire burning in remote Placer County

Cal Fire crew members mop up embers of the Sand Fire in the rugged foothills of El Dorado county near Plymouth, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014, 2014.

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Related Topix: Fire, El Dorado County, CA, Plymouth, CA, Amador County, CA, Foresthill, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Roseville softball tournament worth millions

Softball players from across the West are converging in Placer County to play in the Amateur Softball Association's Western Nationals.

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Related Topix: Roseville, CA, Autos

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Small fire burning in remote Placer County

The fire, likely caused by a lightning strike, was reported about 6 a.m., according to Cal Fire.

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Related Topix: Fire

KTVU Oakland

Crews battle Placer County wildfire

The fire is burning several miles south of Interstate 80, about halfway between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe in the area of Foresthill in Placer County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Foresthill, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Roseville Crime Report Digest Update

Olympus Pointe, theft: Between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 25, someone sawed the catalytic converter off the undercarriage of a Toyota Sequoia SUV in the 1600 block of East Roseville Parkway.

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Related Topix: Folk-Rock, The Fountains, Roseville, CA

Business Journal

Mercy Housing to dedicate senior affordable housing in Auburn

McAuley Meadows, a 60-unit affordable housing project for seniors, is being dedicated Wednesday in Auburn.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer County Sheriff's Office to host identity theft seminar

The Placer County Sheriff's Office is hosting a theft-prevention seminar on Aug. 25 to show the public how criminals gather information and how to prevent identity theft from happening to them, according to a news release from Placer County officials.

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Related Topix: Auburn, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

PCWA Comments on Bay Delta Conservation Plan

On July 28 Placer County Water Agency submitted comments on the potential impacts of the proposed Bay Delta Conservation Plan , stating that the current analysis of the plan is significantly incomplete and fails to address key issues for communities that rely on the American River for water supply.

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Related Topix: Shasta, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

This Week: Cats, kittens on sale at shelter

Sacramento County’s animal shelter at 3839 Bradshaw Road will hold its annual Kitty Palooza blowout cat and kitten sale on Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Cats and kittens will go for $15 a piece – $20 for two – compared to the usual adoption fee of $81.

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Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Yolo, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Lake Tahoe Basin Community Plan Environmental Review

With the release of the Notice of Preparation for the Environmental Impact Statement/Report, the ongoing update to the complex Tahoe Basin Community Plan continues to make progress.

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Related Topix: Tahoe City, CA, Kings Beach, CA

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Inter-Faith Task Force Seeks New Members

Inter-Faith Task Force is looking for new members: The Roseville Police Department is hosting an Inter-Faith Task Force comprised of congregational leaders and security teams for churches and other faith-based groups, funeral homes and Placer County law enforcement members.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Elverta residents concerned about proposed housing development

Along the rural border between Sacramento and Placer counties, Elverta residents are increasingly concerned about how thousands of new homes may lead to traffic, drainage and water supply problems.

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Related Topix: Elverta, CA, Sacramento County, CA, Rio Linda, CA, Elk Grove, CA, Natural Disasters, Flood

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Garden Detective: Sick rhododendron may be drowning on soggy soil

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

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