Placer County

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North Lake Tahoe Water Taxi Service Grounded

A pilot water taxi service on Lake Tahoe’s north shore is being grounded after three years in operation due to concerns over ridership and funding.

05/25/2015

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Placer County Group’s Decade Of Fundraising Means More Breast Cancer Research At UC Davis

Each one has her own personal war story, but Laura Tyrrell, Cindy Pico, and Carol Garcia have worked for years to turn their rough journeys into something positive.

05/21/2015

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Deputies: Placer County Olive Oil Maker Killed By Son

Yandolino picked olives and pressed olive oil at his Newcastle estate, but his peaceful home turned into a crime scene Thursday morning when deputies say they found him brutally murdered in the driver’s seat of his truck.

05/15/2015

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Carl Moore Reflects On Newfound Fame For Punching Bear

It was the punch heard around the world.

05/10/2015

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Starbucks Under Fire For Drawing Bottled Water Supply From Drought-Stricken California

A bottle of Ethos water shows a map of the world on its label, but it turns out the water didn’t make a long trip to get to a Midtown Sacramento Starbucks. It was pumped out of Placer County and bottled in Merced.

05/01/2015

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Placer County Man Punches Bear In Face To Save His Dog

A foothills man came face-to-face with a bear outside his home. He didn’t run. He didn’t call wildlife officials. Instead, he wound up and punched the bear in the face.

04/28/2015

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Placer County Transportation Officials Want To Fix Interstate 80, Highway 65 Congestion

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency wants to change some of the congestion issues in the area by widening the highway and adding carpool lanes in a three-phase plan.

04/24/2015

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Sacramento-Area Water Districts Demand Water Resources Board Change Drought Restrictions

Placer County Water Agency is one of dozens of districts across the state to send harsh letters complaining about mandatory water cuts up to nearly 36 percent to meet the state’s 25 percent goal.

04/22/2015

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Roseville City Council Approves $5 Million Toward Multi-Use Sports Complex

The city voted to contribute $5 million to help build a $35 million multi-use sports complex at Blue Oaks Boulevard and Phillip Road. The complex will serve youth and amateur soccer, lacrosse, rugby and football.

04/16/2015

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2 Children Die In Placer County ATV Accident

Two children, ages 5 and 3, are dead following an accident on a child-sized all-terrain vehicle over the weekend.

04/12/2015

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Sacramento Utility Warns Water Wasters Could Be Cut Off If They Don’t Cut Back

American Water serves more than 180,000 people and businesses in Sacramento and Placer counties. But as the drought drags on, and if customers begin to waste water, the utility company says it may be forced to take drastic measures.

04/08/2015

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Power Line Falls On School Bus After Crash With Pole In Placer County

Five children were on board the bus, and are trapped inside until crews can remove the power line.

03/18/2015

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