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Mountain Mandarin Growers’ Association of Placer County Kicks Off Orchard Days Dec 1!

Mountain Mandarin Growers’ Association of Placer County Kicks Off Orchard Days Dec 1!

Mountain Mandarin Growers’ Association of Placer County Kicks Off

Fun Filled Orchard Days on December 1!

Tree-Ripened, Hand Picked, and Beneficially Cold Fighting Mandarins
are in the Hills of Placer County

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Horizon School in Lincoln set to close

LINCOLN, Calif. - School administrators with Horizon Charter Schools announced Tuesday they intend to close the doors to their Lincoln K-2 grade school at the Life Christian Center on Dec. 21.

"It's amazing. We love it. That's why we are so disappointed," parent Sarah Henningsen said.

Henningnsen said her first grade son Asher is reading at a fourth grade level and wants answers to why the school is closing.

School leaders released the following statement:

Horizon Charter Schools, the fifteenth Charter School program in the State of California, encompasses academic and personalized educational services through a variety of State standards-based programs and curricular options within six counties. One of our small but valued options has been the Accelerated Learning Academy, or ALA

4 arrested on vandalism charges after Roseville Galleria fight

ROSEVILLE, CA - It appears a fight at the Westfield Galleria at little after midnight last Friday morning didn't end there.

The confrontation, which involved two groups of teenagers exchanging insults and pushing each other, was over by the time police arrived, said Roseville police spokeswoman Dee Dee Gunther. There were no reports of assault or arrests at the time.

However, about 5 that morning, Gunther said a Roseville teenager called police to report a car belonging to his family had had its windows, headlights and taillights broken as well as been severely dented. Officers learned the teen had been a participant in the mall fight.

Officers investigated and Saturday morning went to Citrus Heights to arrest four people believed responsible for using baseball bats and other instruments on the damaged car.

4th person dies from mushroom poisoning in Loomis

LOOMIS, CA - A fourth person has died from eating wild mushrooms in Loomis, according to the Placer County Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff's spokewoman Dena Erwin said the victim was 92-year-old Dorothy Mary Hart. She passed away at an Auburn nursing home last Thursday, Thanksgiving.

Hart had lived at Gold Age Villa residential care home in Loomis where a caregiver had prepared and served a soup with the poisonous mushrooms to residents.

The first two victims died Friday, Nov. 16, after consuming the mushroom soup.

STORY: Owners express grief over mushroom deaths

The third person was confirmed to have died from mushroom poisoning on Nov. 21.

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D-II - GAME OF THE WEEK: (3) Elk Grove 35, (15) Del Oro 32

ELK GROVE, CA - The Elk Grove Thundering Herd defeated the Del Oro Golden Eagles, 35-32 for the San-Joaquin Section Division Four semi-finals.

Elk Grove will move forward to play Folsom on either Nov. 30 or Dec. 1 for the Division Two Championship game.

D-I: (5) Granite Bay 37, (1) Franklin 7

ELK GROVE, CA -The Granite Bay Grizzlies defeated the Franklin Wildcats, 27-7 for the San-Joaquin Section Division One Semi-Finals.

Granite Bay will move forward to play the winner of Saturday's Burbank-Oak Ridge game on either Nov. 30 or Dec. 1 for the Division One championship title.