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South Placer jail to open this summer

ROSEVILLE – A sterling, state-of-the art new jail is set to open in Roseville this summer, and while Placer County officials are quick to sing its praises, they stop short of ...

Costs rise to correct South Placer jail boiler blunder

  The costs are rising to replace a set of boilers that were installed at the new South Placer Adult Correctional Facility and then determined to be too expensive to operate. ...

Placer inmates get new post-release help center in Roseville

Life after jail has the promise of being smoother in Placer County with a soon-to-start re-entry program to be housed in a new Community Transition Center in Roseville. The center ...

County officials to weigh in at criminal justice forum

ROCKLIN – A group of community members hope to start a public dialogue about Placer County’s criminal justice system with a forum on the topic this Saturday at the Rock ...

Placer County wish lists include money to open South Placer jail, smoother roads

  Everything from opening the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility on a scaled-down basis, bumping up the road-repair budget and building on North Auburn’s Placer C ...

Rocklin's jail becomes central hub for railway hoboes

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on the hoboes who rode the freight trains. The location of Rocklin’s roundhouse at the terminus of the westbound tran ...

New Roseville jail will have arraignment courtroom after all

Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a jail courtroom for arraignments at the 390-bed South Placer Adult Correctional Facility now under construction in Roseville. T ...

Rocklin man sentenced after sexual assault

A Rocklin man found guilty of oral copulation of an unconscious male was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and must register as a sexual offender. Ladd Douglas Wiidanen, 42, w ...

K-12 funds needed

Parents who dream that their child might one day do time in a county jail will be excited to learn that Placer County started construction on a $98-million corrections facility. ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...