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Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Rattlesnakes – Facts vs Myths

Sierra Club Placer Group presents “Rattlesnakes—Facts vs Myths,” on Wednesday, September 20, at 7 pm. Mike Cardwell has studied rattlesnakes for over 40 years and will share his expertise in a presentation sponsored by the Sierra Club Placer Group. Using telemetry technology, his research has provided behavior facts and dispelled…

Former Students Arrested for Burglary at Del Oro High School

Former Students Arrested for Burglary at Del Oro High School

Placer County Sheriff’s property crime detectives identified and arrested five former Del Oro High School students who burglarized the school gym last week. All five 18-year-old boys were arrested and charged with felony burglary and felony conspiracy. According to the PCSO, on Friday, August 4th, at around 2 a.m., the…

Placer County Sheriff Arrests His Own Officers

Placer County Sheriff Arrests His Own Officers

Placer County just released the following statement to the media: “Subject: PRESS CONFERENCE TODAY, 2 p.m., Placer Co. Sheriff’s Office Today at 2:30 p.m., Placer County Sheriff Devon Bell will hold a press conference in the community room at our headquarters, 2929 Richardson Drive, Auburn, 95603. If you plan to…

Call for Help – Retired Firefighter in Search of Kidney Donor

Call for Help – Retired Firefighter in Search of Kidney Donor

Article and photograph repost courtesy Gold Country Media By: Kathryn Holt, for the Auburn Journal   The new year represents new beginnings – establishing resolutions and goals. For one local hero, his only resolution is to have a life-saving surgery. But he can’t do it alone. Newcastle resident Ronnie Denton,…

Fly In A 1929 Airliner This Weekend

Fly In A 1929 Airliner This Weekend

The 1929 airliner in Sacramento this weekend was the height of flying luxury 85 years ago Flying the airliners has not always meant connecting the entire world in a single day. Nor did it mean flight delays, security lines or baggage carousels. At one time, flying to a destination was…

Single Car Rollover Accident Closes Taylor Road in Penryn Monday Afternoon

Single Car Rollover Accident Closes Taylor Road in Penryn Monday Afternoon

A black SUV traveling eastbound lost control, left the roadway and flipped in the 1600 block of Taylor Road in Penryn. The accident happened just before 4:00pm on Monday afternoon. According to CHP officers on scene, Valery Stevens of Penryn was the driver and the sole occupant. She suffered bumps…

Murder In Auburn Leads to Officer Involved Shooting in Newcastle

Murder In Auburn Leads to Officer Involved Shooting in Newcastle

Taylor Road was closed in Newcastle on Sunday morning due to an officer-involved shooting investigation. From Placer County Sheriff’s Facebook post: The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide and subsequent officer-involved shooting that started in Auburn early this morning. Around 12:45 Sunday morning, residents on Garnet Way in…

Placer County Grand Jury Releases 2015-2016 Final Report

Placer County Grand Jury Releases 2015-2016 Final Report

  This year’s Placer County Grand Jury Final Report contains some individual reports which are critical of local government operations. In reference to the temporary homeless shelter “the Grand Jury believes that the discussion has gone on far too long” and that “it is time for the Placer community and…

Local Memorial Day Ceremonies

Local Memorial Day Ceremonies

Memorial Day ceremonies were held throughout the country on Monday. Numerous ceremonies took place around the foothills to honor members of the U.S. forces who have given their lives in defense of our country. Many ceremonies also recognized the sacrifices made by the family members of fallen soldiers. Four local…

91st California C of C Sacramento Host Breakfast

91st California C of C Sacramento Host Breakfast

For 91 years, since 1926, the Sacramento Host Committee and the California Chamber of Commerce have brought together leaders in California and abroad in finance, government, education, agriculture, military and industry to exchange views and renew friendships…all at a common table. Some 1200 attended the gathering, Wednesday morning, at the…

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