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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

Sports Stars Join Rocklin Golf Fundraiser at Whitney OaksHall of Famer Willie Brown, Jim Plunkett, Daryle Lamonica, Charles Woodson, Phil Villapiano, Rod Martin and several more Oakland Raiders headline a dazzling field

Silversun Pickups Summer Tour with Third Eye BlindFollowing their upcoming BottleRock Napa Valley performance, this summer, Silversun Pickups will embark on a 30-date amphitheater tour opening for Third Eye Blind. The "Summer Gods" Tour celebrates Third Eye Blind's 20th anniversary

Garland Ranch Regional Park: Tranquility in Monterey CountyCarmel Valley, California - The "granddaddy" of the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District, Garland Ranch is a fine elder statesman of parks.

Roseville Firefighters Union Blast City's Proposed Staffing CutsRoseville, Calif. - With rising temperatures and fire season upon us, city leaders in Roseville have proposed drastic staffing cuts to the Roseville Fire Department

Oak Creek BMX Track in Roseville Receiving an UpgradeRoseville, CA - Oak Creek BMX is currently undergoing a major track rebuild that was primarily funded by a $10,000 capital improvement grant from Placer Valley Tourism

Falls Event Center in Roseville to Host Align Capital Region Orientation(Roseville, CA) Launched earlier this year, Align Capital Region (ACR) brings together people, programs, and resources to achieve greater outcomes in education, workforce development, and community vitality

Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Extraordinary on the California CoastCarmel Highlands, CA - Hyatt Carmel Highlands, a century's long sentinel celebrates this year and looks to the future while standing guard at the gateway to all the grandeur that is Big Sur.

Homeowners Not MovingRealtor, Julie Jalone of MagnumOne Realty in Roseville, writes about one of the causes of low inventory of homes on the market and how interest rates are encouraging owners to stay in their home longer

Roseville Gas Prices Jump Higher before Memorial Day Weekend TravelRoseville, CA - Roseville area gas prices have jumped this past week pushing prices at the low prices leaders near the $2.70 per gallon mark

WJU Names New Jake McKinley as Baseball CoachROCKLIN, Calif. - Jake McKinley, who spent the last four years as a head baseball coach at Menlo College, has been named the William Jessup baseball head coach.

13 Tips to Help Prevent Skin CancerAuburn - Protecting your skin from the harmful rays of the sun is a simple way to help prevent the development of skin cancer.

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...


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