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El Dorado Sheriff Gets New Office!

El Dorado Sheriff Gets New Office!

In El Dorado County, less than a year and a half after groundbreaking for new sheriff facilities will open for business in the new headquarters on Monday. The 108,000-square-foot facility on Industrial Drive in Placerville will replace the main sheriff’s headquarters at 300 Fair Lane and at least nine other…

Ca Tax Open To Get On Ballot On Hold!

Ca Tax Open To Get On Ballot On Hold!

-0- A Federal judge temporary suspended a new California Law that stated the President of the US and other candidates for federal office had to release 5 years of personal income tax filings or their name could be held from appearing on the California ballot next year. The California bill,…

PG&E Rate Increases Here and Coming !

PG&E Rate Increases Here and Coming !

PG&E, the state’s largest public utility announced yesterday that monthly statements to customers will have two rate increases starting October 1st. Company officials said the average electric bill will be increased by $3.07 and the average Natural gas customer will see $1.73. Both charges have been approved by the Public…

Grass Valley & Nevada City Now First Response Covered By CalFire!

Grass Valley & Nevada City Now First Response Covered By CalFire!

Nevada City and Grass Valley have signed a new co-op agreement with Cal Fire. The agreement allows state resources to respond om initial dispatch call to any fire with in the city limits of the two Nevada County communities. Agreements between these communities and CalFire have existed in the past…

Police Cams May Not Be Permitted To Use Face Recon!

Police Cams May Not Be Permitted To Use Face Recon!

A bill, in the current frenzy of bills that are headed to the California governor’s desk, if he signs it, could bar police officers wearing body cams from using face recognition software. These types of limiting law enforcement actions are frustrating to say the least. Any attempt to use recognition…

Air Ambulance Service May Run Out Of Funding End Of Year!

Air Ambulance Service May Run Out Of Funding End Of Year!

The California State Legislature will vote this week on urgent legislation to determine how emergency air ambulances and their critical life-sustaining services will be funded when their current source expires at the end of the year. The lack of a stable funding source after Dec. 31, 2019 would severely impact…

Walker Now Largest Wildfire Of Year!

Walker Now Largest Wildfire Of Year!

The Walker Wildfire in the Plumas National Forest is not classified as the largest wildfire currently burning in California. So far there have been 50 thousand acres scorched and it is 28% contained. Winds are not moving smoke toward Northern and East Placer County, the Tahoe area and Yuba County.…

FBI Enters Fire Investigation at Santa Cruz

FBI Enters Fire Investigation at Santa Cruz

The dive boat fire disaster off the coast of Santa Cruz that killed 34 souls has turned toward a criminal case probe with the entrance of the FBI who only engages if there is a possibility of a criminal act. The coast Guard has been spearheading the investigation that started…

Rocklin Former K-Mart to become Apartments!

Rocklin Former K-Mart to become Apartments!

The Rocklin City Council approved last week a development of a new apartment complex that will occupy the space that for years was the home of the K-Mart store. This 15 acre site, off Pacific Street in Rocklin will be the future home of a 180 unit apartment complex called…

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