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Auburn Police Officer Receives Hero Award

Auburn Police Officer Receives Hero Award

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Auburn Police Officer Receives Hero AwardOfficer Chris Forman from the Auburn Police Department was awarded with the MADD California Hero Award for his contribution to help MADD achieve its mission to stop impaired driving, support the victims of this violent crime, and prevent underage drinking. Lt. Victor Peccorero says Officer…

Placer County Adopts Balanced Budget

Placer County Adopts Balanced Budget

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors Unanimously adopted the 20-13/14 proposed county budget at Tuesday morning’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting.  The $690 point 5 million dollar proposed budget is $39 point 7 million dollars lower than last year’s budget and is balanced. The budget includes the phased opening of the…

Placer High School All American Defensive End Eddie Vanderdoes to Stay in CA

Placer High School All American Defensive End Eddie Vanderdoes to Stay in CA

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Placer High School football 5-star recruit All American Defensive End Eddie Vanderdoes tweeted Tuesday morning that he will not be attending Norte Dame.   “I would like to thank the University of Norte Dame for lifting the recruiting ban and allowing me to sign an athletic scholarship with UCLA, Over the…

“Frac’ing” is the Topic of the Next Canyon Keepers Meeting

“Frac’ing” is the Topic of the Next Canyon Keepers Meeting

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“Frac’ing” is the topic at the next Canyon Keepers meeting June 4.              Laird Thompson, PhD geologist, oil industry expert and Canyon Keeper for more than 10 years, will give a talk on frac’ing in America: “why we do it, whether or not we need it, and what it is…

Proposition 84 Grant Fund Report Released

Proposition 84 Grant Fund Report Released

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The state has released a report of Proposition 84 grant funds. More than 60% of the state’s developed water supply originates in the Sierra Nevada Region, and up to half of the water flowing into the Delta starts its journey in the Sierra’s forested watersheds. Over the past six years…

School Board to Discuss Challenge of State Curriculum

School Board to Discuss Challenge of State Curriculum

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The Auburn School District Board will be meeting Wednesday June 5th with the end of the year wrap up and a look at next year. Board President Daniel Berlant says one of the challenges they are looking at for next year is state mandated curriculum standards.             Click to hear…

Bear Poachers to be Arrained

Bear Poachers to be Arrained

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Two men arrested on suspicion of unlawfully killing bear and possession of bear parts for sale are scheduled to be arraigned in El Dorado County Superior Court Today (June 4). California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Warden Mark Michilizzi says officers arrested Peter George Vitali, of Pioneer, and Arthur…

Placer Land Trust Ribbon Cutting for New Trail

Placer Land Trust Ribbon Cutting for New Trail

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The opening the new Canyon View Trail to the public with a dedication ceremony was held Saturday on National Trails Day. Jeff Darlington Executive Director of the Placer Land Trust welcomed the over 100 in attendance Saturday morning at the trail head near the Bowman exit off interstate 80 in…

Placer County Grand Jury Report on County Main Jail

Placer County Grand Jury Report on County Main Jail

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The Placer County Grand Jury is out with their annual reports and several of those reports have to do with law enforcement and dispatch services. The Jury is responsible for conducting several annual assessments including the annual report of the Placer county main jail. The Grand Jury findings included the…

Cal-Fire Staffing Up for High Fire Danger

Cal-Fire Staffing Up for High Fire Danger

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With dry winds forecast for many parts of Northern California, CAL FIRE has increased its staffing and is urging the public to be extra cautious due to the heightened fire danger. Nevada County was very concerned that a Cal-Fire engine would not be staffed at their Coyote Street station and…