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Placer Elementary embraces its roots with ‘Ag Day’

LOOMIS – Placer Elementary School in Loomis played host Friday to an unusual menagerie of special guests -- including chickens, goats, bees, cows, alpacas and their respectiv ...

Taking a sweep at Scotch broom

Early spring brings visions of planting flowers and creating vegetable gardens. But it’s also an good time to clear away invasive species. The Scotch Broom Challenge, creat ...

Q&A: New executive director talks about Placer County Resource Conservation District

  The Journal asked new Placer County Resource Conservation District Executive Director Elisa Noble to provide some perspective on herself and the district. Here are her resp ...

New Placer County chip charge kindles fire concerns

Placer County’s chipper service is going from free to $40 starting Aug. 2. But concerns are already being expressed that the new fee will discourage people from clearing brush a ...

Volunteers work to protect 49 Fire site's Rock Creek in North Auburn

Volunteers will give Mother Nature a helping hand this weekend at the 49 Fire site. California Conservation Corps members from Christian Valley will be among the volunteers spread ...