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Senior Academic Program Expanding

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Sierra College is only one of two community colleges nationally to secure a grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation to continue offering mind-stimulating courses for older adults without homework or tests.

Mountain Mandarin Festival 2006

When autumn days in the Placer County foothills are warm and the nights are cold, mandarin orange growers anxiously await the first blush of color on their fruit. Just before Thanksgiving, samples are eagerly tasted for sweetness

FEMA Recognizes Roseville as “Best in the Nation”

Roseville’s status as the first city in the nation to achieve the highest “Class 1” rating for flood protection by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was recognized Sept. 29 during a formal ceremony here with federal, state and local officials.

Vehicle Arson at Wells Fargo Bank

On September 29, 2006, at approximately 7:19 am, the Roseville Police Department received a call of a hit and run at 2000 Douglas Boulevard.

Grand Theft at Deer Valley Apartments

Roseville Crimestoppers Bulletin for October 2, 2006

FIve Arrested During DUI Checkpoint

On Friday evening, September 22, the Roseville Police Department and the California Highway Patrol conducted a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on northbound Washington Boulevard just north of Lincoln Street.

Youth Indie Rocks This World” – Oct 6

Sacramento Area Youth Producer Matt Miller’s Work “Knives and Forks” Chosen for Movie Festival Festival Showcases Quality Youth Films Despite Marginal Program Support in CA Schools

Placer County Strawberry Festival wins International Awards

The International Festivals & Events Association (IFEA) paid tribute to the Placer County Strawberry Festival – produced by A Hometown Affair, Inc. in Roseville, CA. on September 20th, 2006 during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards

Placer Farm and Barn Tour Celebrates Agricultural Legacy

Mark your calendar for the 3rd annual Placer Farm and Barn Tour, celebrating the harvest season from 10am to 4pm on Sunday, October 8, 2006.

Rocklin History Brief

The Rocklin area’s earliest recorded history begins when Euro-Americans first contacted the native Nisenan in the late 18th century.