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University Of Warwick Withdraws Placer County Plans

December 21, 2017 | Steve Milne

One of England's top universities has decided to withdraw its plans for a campus in Placer County, near Roseville. University of Warwick made the announcement Thursday.

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Health Care

California's Latest Mosquito Threat Hits Seven Counties

August 14, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

California vector control districts are on the lookout for the St. Louis Encephalitis Virus after it appeared in Placer, Yuba and Stanislaus counties last week.

Jae C. Hong / AP


Two Drones Could Be Flying Over Placer County In Search For Mosquitoes

April 11, 2017 | Amy Quinton

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District has two new weapons in its fight against disease-carrying mosquitoes. The district plans to use drones to help spot places where mosquitoes could breed.

Marnette Federis / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Placer County Approves Controversial Squaw Valley Expansion Project

November 18, 2016

After years of tenuous debate, the Squaw Valley Expansion project has been approved. Sierra Sun Reporter Amanda Rhoades was at the Placer County Supervisor's meeting on Tuesday and joins us to discuss what's next.

Courtesy of the Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District

Placer County Ramps Up Mosquito Control Efforts

July 18, 2016 | Steve Milne

Placer County mosquito control officials say a spike in West Nile virus activity has prompted them to schedule four-consecutive days of aerial insecticide spraying starting Tuesday.

Stock / Capital Public Radio

Placer County To Hold Mass Casualty Exercise

May 17, 2016 | Steve Milne

A mass casualty exercise Wednesday will turn an industrial area of Roseville into a disaster scene. The Placer County Office of Emergency Services says the exercise will test how well first-responders work together after an oil train accident.

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