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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

Buying a Home is Still Better Than RentingRoseville, CA-- Home prices continue to rise faster than incomes and new employment, but it is still more cost efficient to own a home than to rent.

Sierra College Roseville Center Open House TodayRoseville, CA - Sierra College invites the public to see its state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities at the new Roseville Center location in the heart of Roseville's Town Square

Parking Fees being levied at Hidden FallsAUBURN, Calif. -- Placer County's Hidden Falls Regional Park in North Auburn is a gem of a park. Unfortunately, parking can be hard to find, especially during weekends

$22.5 Million Approved for Placer County BuildingsAUBURN, Calif. -- Placer County Board of Supervisors approve an investment plan that will allocate a minimum of $4.5 million annually over the next five years

Placer SPCA Sees Success in Waiving Adoption FeesRoseville, Calif. - Adoption fees are waived for all animals, without exception, at the Placer SPCA during the month of August for its "full hearts, empty kennels" campaign

Classic Car Show in Grass Valley August 25(Grass Valley, CA) Cascades of Grass Valley, a senior living community located at 415 Sierra College Drive in Grass Valley, will be hosting a classic car show on Friday, August 25

Warriors Set to Start 2017 Volleyball CampaignROCKLIN, Calif. - The William Jessup women's volleyball team will start the season this week hosting the Warrior Invitational

Podcasts for Fundraising Professionals and DonorsWith that goal in mind, Eric Hogue and David Pineschi of William Jessup University are regularly producing light-hearted podcasts each month

Mono County Events for Scenic Adventure SeekersMONO COUNTY, Calif. - After record-setting snowfall that refilled lakes and rivers, leaving glistening snow on high peaks and meadows below

Lowest Reported Gas Prices in RosevilleRoseville, CA- Gas prices in Roseville and Rocklin are holding relatively steady as residents shift from summer vacations back to school and work

WJU Volleyball signs Isabella MauricioROCKLIN, Calif. - The women's volleyball head coach, Shasta Millhollin announced the signing of Isabella Mauricio from Foster City, Calif. to the 2017-18 roster.

Foam Fest Craft Beer and Live Music Festival[Olympic Valley, Calif.] - Achieve Tahoe (formerly Disabled Sports USA Far West) will host its 28th annual "Foam Fest" fundraising event


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