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Oroville Dam Update

Oroville Dam Update

The Department of Water Resources has released a new update on the re-construction of the Oroville Dam spillway and emergency recovery project. Controlled demolition of the original 730 feet of the upper chute is now complete. A new foundation if being constructed. In the middle chute, a foundation is about…

Suspected Arson in Fair Oaks

Suspected Arson in Fair Oaks

        Sacramento Metro Fire District is investigating a suspicious fire that happened Sunday morning in Fair Oaks and believe it might be a case of arson. Four cars and a retirement home apartment were destroyed in the fire and Fire officials said there was evidence at the…

Hi Tech going to the Dogs!

Hi Tech going to the Dogs!

Starting in July, Placer County pet owners who license their dogs will receive a new tag embedded with digital technology designed to help keep them safe and sound 24/7. The stylish and durable new tags, produced by the company PetHub, are linked to a free online profile of the animal,…

New Water Rules, Don’t Be A Drip!

New Water Rules, Don’t Be A Drip!

California is now the first state in the union to have tough new standards on the usage of water. Gov. Brown has signed a new law that will focus on toilet flushes and length of showers on residents living in the golden state. In 2022, the new indoor water standard…

Illegal Fireworks Bust!

Illegal Fireworks Bust!

Cal fire reported yesterday they, along with state, local and federal authorities, have seized 50 thousand pounds of fireworks from homes in Northern California. This is the largest illegal fireworks bust in state history, and came from an anonymous tip. Authorities also say the explosives came from states where they’re…

California Vote Update

California Vote Update

Tuesday’s election is still making news as outstanding and mail in ballots continue to be counted and reported. Measure E-the bond issue to rain funds to repair and update the buildings and equipment at Sierra College required a 55% vote count to pass, and did as polls closed on Tuesday.…

Auburn September Air Fair Cancelled!

Auburn September Air Fair Cancelled!

Organizers of the Auburn Air Fair scheduled at the Auburn Airport on September 29th, announced yesterday the event would be cancelled. Mike Thompson, executive Director of the fair said that the death of the scheduled headliner, Dan Buchanan, the famous paraplegic stunt glider and sailplane pilot at a air show…

CalFire/PlacerFireGet Better Rating

CalFire/PlacerFireGet Better Rating

  CAL FIRE/Placer County fire released today that the Placer County Fire has received a more favorable rating which may have an effect on homeowner insurance premiums. Four years ago, Placer Fire received a 6 rating out of 10-with ten being the worst. Today Placer Fire received a 4 rating…

Placer County Makes Settlement

Placer County Makes Settlement

Placer County Officials have confirmed that a settlement has been reached in the death of an inmate at Placer County Jail who died from an apparent drug overdose in July of 2013. Anthony Skeaton appeared before a placer county Judge on a pending weapons charge. The Court, being concerned at…

Man Found Dead On 49 in North Auburn

Man Found Dead On 49 in North Auburn

Placer county Sheriff’s office reported a Man’s body was discovered on Highway 49 in North Auburn between Hobert Way and Kemper Road. The man appeared to have died from natural causes. Name will be released after family has been notified.  …

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