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Placer County Supers Approve New Winery Regs:

Placer County Supers Approve New Winery Regs:

Placer County Supervisors approved a winery and farm brewery zoning text amendment that adds farm breweries being now regulated in the same manner as wineries. The ordinance eliminates owners to have social events, sets parameters, specifies public health and safety standards, and eliminates the need to secure use permits. The…

Placer Sups Will Approve Ending Emergency!

Placer Sups Will Approve Ending Emergency!

The Placer County Supervisors Tuesday approved a resolution amendment to rescind the delegation of authority to end the local health Covid-19 emergency by the county health office to the Supervisors.  In other words, under the Health and Safety Code, Section 101080, and the governor’s emergency proclamation, authorizes transfer of the…

Auburn City Council Special Session Moves Sales Tax!

Auburn City Council Special Session Moves Sales Tax!

The Auburn City Council at a special called meeting Thursday night moved to proceed with a ballot measure to increase the sales tax in the city by 1% to 8.25%. The voters now will get to decide if the City can get the increase funding for fire prevention, protection, public…

John Donlevy City Manager At Winters Selected as New Auburn Mgr!

John Donlevy City Manager At Winters Selected as New Auburn Mgr!

AUBURN, CA – The Auburn City Council Monday night selected John Donlevy as the next City Manager of Auburn. The appointment comes after current City Manager Bob Richardson announced his retirement, which is now scheduled for early August.   “John has decades of experience in leading cities like Auburn,” said…

Auburn Firefighter Tests Positive!

Auburn Firefighter Tests Positive!

The Auburn City Fire Department has learned that a firefighter has tested positive for COVID-19. The affected firefighter is in self-quarantine at home and has not required hospitalization. On June 20, 2020, a firefighter informed the Auburn City Fire Department’s on-duty Chief Officer that he had received a positive test…

Wild Fire In Lincoln, closes Highway 65 yesterday!

Wild Fire In Lincoln, closes Highway 65 yesterday!

A vegetation fire in Placer County on Thursday prompted authorities to close a portion of a nearby highway as Cal Fire crews corralled the blaze in a rural area of Lincoln. Shortly after 4:30 p.m. Thursday, the Cal Fire Nevada-Placer-Yuba unit reported the wildfire burned about 75 acres near Nelson…

Congress and Gov. Change Vote Law!

Congress and Gov. Change Vote Law!

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Thursday requiring elections officials to mail a ballot to every registered, active voter in the state ahead of the November election. The bill almost mirrors the election-related executive orders that Newsom issued since the coronavirus outbreak, which guarantee that registered voters receive ballots ahead…

Gov. Orders Cover Up!

Gov. Orders Cover Up!

Gov. Newsom issued another executive order late yesterday that Californians must wear masks in all indoor activities. The new rules require face coverings when people are riding in taxis and rideshare cars, taking public transit, standing in line to enter a building, or walking through common areas like hallways, stairways,…

Auburn Police Chief Speaks Out!

Auburn Police Chief Speaks Out!

Auburn Police Chief Ryan Kinnan, yesterday, Monday June 15th, created an 11-page memo explaining current department policies and procedures on local police response to use of force by the Auburn Police. The memo states that since the beginning of 2020, Auburn officers have responded to 11,334 calls for service and…