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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…

Carmel Hospitality – Eat, Drink, Stay and Play

Carmel Hospitality – Eat, Drink, Stay and Play

Well worth the short 3 ½ hour drive from Auburn is the beautiful Carmel region of California. Perfect for a weekend or mid-week getaway or a full vacation, Carmel is pacific coast paradise. Carmel has hundreds of places to eat, drink, sleep, play, and just plain relax. The Vendange Carmel…

Native American Rock Opera Comes to Auburn

Native American Rock Opera Comes to Auburn

 “Something Inside is Broken” tells the other side of the story that you read in history books about the founding of Sacramento by John Sutter. It hits home with controversy about the treatment of Native Americans in the day. Jack Kohler wrote “Something Inside is Broken” and also composed the…

Auburn Symphony Mother’s Day Performance at Mondavi Center in Davis

Auburn Symphony Mother’s Day Performance at Mondavi Center in Davis

  AUBURN PRIDE When it comes to community pride, Auburn can stand tall. The Auburn Symphony performed a flawless concert at the Mondavi Center in Davis for Mother’s Day. The energy and expertise made the performance one to remember with Overture to Candide and Mahler’s Symphony No.1. Conductor Peter Jaffe…

Concertmaster of Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra Visits Auburn

Concertmaster of Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra Visits Auburn

Executive director of the Auburn Symphony, Rob Haswell and Yosuke Kawasaki shared all the details with Mary Jane Popp on the KAHI Noon News Friday. The Concertmaster of Canada’s National Arts Center Orchestra will be headlining with the Auburn Symphony this weekend. Yosuke Kawasaki will be featured with Sebelius Violin…

Rockslide Closes Newcastle Tunnel

Rockslide Closes Newcastle Tunnel

Water saturated ground gave way on Sunday morning just after 9am. Dislodged rocks tumbled into Taylor Road just west of the tunnel under Hwy 193 in Newcastle. Construction of the 549.9 foot Newcastle Tunnel began in September of 1930 and the tunnel opened in 1932 routing Highway 40 traffic under…

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