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City of Roseville wins two awards

The City of Roseville won two awards from the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) on Thursday, Dec. 15, for its work on the Douglas Boulevard/Interstate 80 Interchange Improvement Project and for its long-range development strategy document entitled “Smart Choices for Roseville.”

Major Professional Golf in Rocklin

The year was 1964. Lyndon Johnson promised a quick victory in Vietnam and was elected President over Barry Goldwater. Arnold Palmer won the Masters for what turned out to be the last time. Rocklin’s population was about 1,600

Alex Ferreira named chairman of PCWA

Lincoln area rancher and former county supervisor Alex Ferreira was named Thursday (Dec. 15) as 2006 chairman of the Placer County Water Agency Board of Directors.

New Material Recovery Facility Improvements

Your next trip to drop off rubbish or recyclables at the Material Recovery Facility should be faster and more convenient thanks to some significant improvements made recently by the Western Placer Waste Management Authority.

Missing Person Apparently Located, Deceased

What appears to be the body of William Alexander Reynolds, 19, of Roseville, was recovered Monday afternoon in Nevada County.

What’s New in Placer Valley

Quarterly news round-up of new lodging, attractions, exhibits, activities, tours, and other new tourism developments in South Placer County.

Railroad workers sought for documentary

The City of Roseville’s Media Division – which oversees broadcasting on Government Access Channels 14/73 – is seeking past and present employees of the Southern Pacific/Union Pacific Railroad and former employees of the Pacific Fruit Express Packing Plant to

Clover Valley

According to Sierra College Geology Professor Dick Hilton, the valley started to form five million years ago as the Sierra range lifted and tilted westward. Runoff streams wore down millions of years of rock and gravel deposits

Saint Mary’s through the Years

In 1882 John Bolton, the Irish land developer who plotted Rocklin’s original town site, donated an oak framed lot to Rocklin’s Catholics for our City’s first Catholic Church.

Whitney Ranch (3 of 3)

During the 1860’s and 1870’s Joel Parker Whitney, called Parker then, expanded his Spring Valley Ranch from 320 acres to 18,000 acres.