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Placer Credit Rating upgraded to AA

Placer County’s credit rating was upgraded by two leading credit-research services recently, making it the highest-rated government agency in the county.

California Chamber of Commerce’s Allan Zaremberg on Elections

“As was said throughout the recent campaign, Proposition 82 was never about the merits of pre-school. The question before the voters was whether Proposition 82 was the right solution.
Old Walerga Road Bridge

Federal bill Includes $500,000 for New Walerga Rd. Bridge

A federal appropriations bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday includes $500,000 for construction of a new Walerga Road bridge over Dry Creek in western Placer County.

Roseville Boys take honors in Pepsi’s Pitch, Hit & Run

Joseph Zanolli, 8, and John Kukuruda, 14, both of Roseville, Calif., placed 1st and 4th, respectively, at the Pepsi Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Team Championship, held at the Oakland Athletics McAfee Coliseum on Saturday, June 3.

Sierra College Athletics 4th in the Nation

California Community College Commission on Athletics and National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) recently named Sierra College fourth in the nation for overall athletic excellence.

Placer County Fair Tropical Adventure

Summer is the time for lazy days, warm evenings, county fairs and carnivals. In rural communities throughout the nation, the Fair is the biggest event of the summer. The Placer County Fair has been keeping that tradition alive since 1937.

Rewards Offered in Home Invasion Robberies

Roseville Crime Stoppers is offering special rewards for information leading to the arrest of the suspects in two unrelated home invasion robberies. One of the robberies occurred in Roseville, and one occurred in Granite Bay.

Jack Nicklaus Golf Course #4 in Nation according to Golf Digest

Old Greenwood, the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course in Truckee, Calif., was rated among America’s finest “Upscale Public Courses” by Golf Digest in 2005.
Roseville Flood Protection

Roseville Tops U.S. in Flood Insurance Rating

The City of Roseville’s aggressive flood mitigation efforts have earned it top honors in the federal government’s Community Rating System, making it the first community in the nation to receive a “Class 1” status for its residents.

Scammers Targeting Local Personal Service Businesses

A Roseville massage therapist and a Roseville limousine operator were targeted recently by scam artists plying a version of the "Nigerian Banking Scam." A Roseville massage therapist received an email on April 19 from someone who represented herself as a