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7 Reasons You Love Placer County




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Roseville, CA- A glut of grandeur, a surfeit of sunshine, and a plethora of possibilities.

Hyperbole? Well, residents of Placer County don't think so and neither do we.

Check out the list of 7 Reasons You Love Placer County.

1. The Great Outdoors

Snow-capped mountain peaks, access to scenic and roaring waterways, placid lakes along with great hiking and biking trails are just a few of the reasons Placer County is an outdoor lover's paradise.

2. The Weather

The central valley's endless and warm sunshine, the Sierra Nevada's idyllic summers and snow-filled winters. A little bit of everything all within a quick drive.

3. The Neighborhoods

Friendly people. You know the type that smile, wave and say hello. More than a few times, we've heard parts of Placer County referred to as Pleasantville the movie.

4. The Convenient Location

Placer County residents love to travel. Being centrally located provides great choice for residents who wish to explore other California treasures. San Francisco, Napa, Lake Tahoe, Monterey all within easy striking distance for day trips. Even Southern California and the Oregon border are all within a morning's drive.

5. The Shopping

Wow, we're always amazed at how people just love to buy stuff and South Placer County is a California shopping mecca.

6. The Entertainment

Placer County has come quite a long way over the past decade. Music, gaming and events that cater to every demographic are thriving from Lake Tahoe to Roseville.

7. Sports and Local Athletics

Great weather, involved parents and competitive spirits provide the perfect ingredients to nurture a thriving youth sports  community. Resources and political capital are being expended to make this a continued area draw.

Placer County has so much to offer, what else should we add to this list? Let us know!

Looking for something fun to do in Placer County? Check out this local travel guide.





Placer County News Headlines

PCWA Awards $70,000 in GrantsAUBURN, Calif. - The Placer County Water (PCWA) Agency Board of Directors awarded five grants totaling $70,345 to local public water purveyors...

Corey Harper Releases New Video, Ready for BottleRock Napa ValleyHailing from Portland, 21-year-old singer/songwriter Corey Harper premieres the music video for his new track "Favorite Part of Loving You" on Relix

Roseville, Rocklin Gear Up for Hot Weekend of EventsRoseville, CA - The heat is on in Roseville and Rocklin. The mercury is forecasted to push into the 90's this weekend and it looks like summer weather is finally arriving with plenty of sunshine.

Free Community Health Day this SaturdayGrass Valley, CA- Chapa-De Indian Health will host Community Health Day this Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their Grass Valley Health Center

9 Great Songs that JamRoseville, Ca - We love the weekend and a good musical jam. This week our music staff fires up a playlist of songs that are a bit longer than the average corporate crafted pop ditty.

Hotel Azure in South Lake Tahoe Renovates for Stylish ComfortSouth Lake Tahoe, CA - During a recent adventure to Lake Tahoe, we found comfortable, modern quarters at Hotel Azure (formerly Inn By the Lake).

The Village at Squaw Valley Serves Up World Class FunOlympic Valley, CA- Squaw Valley is just up the road and another reason to love all that Placer County offers in any season.

Placer Veterans Stand Down Event in RosevilleROSEVILLE - Placer Veterans Stand Down, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help the Veteran population, is gearing up for its annual event May 23-25 at the Placer County Fairgrounds

Bluesdays Free Concert Series at The Village at Squaw ValleyOlympic Valley, Calif. - The Village at Squaw Valley is upping the ante of its ever-popular Bluesdays summer event series with a lineup of highly acclaimed musicians, from former B.B. King

Roseville, Rocklin Robbery Suspect PhotoRoseville, CA- Roseville Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial convenience store robber.

Sierra College Patrons Fundraising Efforts UpdateRocklin, CA - The Sierra College Patrons, a support group of the Sierra College Foundation, recently announced that the gross income from their fall fundraiser

Roseville Flash Crime Report (5.17.17)Roseville, CA- Roseville police activity log digest summary update for the period of May 8- 15, 2017.


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